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3 Easy-to-Make Centerpieces Under $5

  By Andrea Green, Contributing Writer With the holidays right around the corner, many of us will be hosting friends and family for dinners, desserts, games, and festivities. Dressing up the table for the holidays can be both inexpensive and fun.Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule First, you’ll want to enlist the help of your kiddos. Head out on a nature walk and you can gather up the natural supplies together. These centerpieces require you to gather up colorful fall leaves and/or pinecones. The cost of these […]

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Real Deals: This Week’s Sales and Discounts on Natural Products

This week’s top deals: As low as $5.94-$6.64 Burt’s Bees Fabulously Fresh Peppermint & Rosemary Body Wash, 12 Fluid Ounces is on sale for $6.99.  Save 5-15% with Subscribe & Save. Get FREE Shipping with qualifying order.    As low as $21.17-$24.36 ($0.44- $0.51/roll) Seventh Generation Bathroom Tissue, 2-ply, 300 Sheets, 12-Count (Pack of 4) is on sale for $31.96. Save $6 after your coupon is applied to the first delivery of this subscription (you must be logged in). Save an additional 5-15% with Subscribe & Save. Get FREE Shipping […]

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Cinnamon Apple Salad Recipe: A Perfect Holiday Side Dish

 By Emily McClements, Contributing Writer My mom is a great cook. She grew up on a farm in Northwestern Ohio with vegetables from the garden, fruit from their fruit trees, fresh milk from their cow with real cream and homemade butter, eggs and meat from the neighbors’ chickens, and fresh beef from their cattle. She learned how to cook from her mom, my grandma, who was also an amazing cook, and then she passed her love of fresh, local, and homemade food on to my […]

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Weekend Links

Links for this week: The Ministry of Mums @ (in)courage  Why Women Don’t Need to Be Ashamed of Needing to Feel Beautiful @ Lisa-Jo Baker Five-Minute Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake (with Coconut Flour) @ Red and Honey Does simple living always mean “less”? @ The Art of Simple  The Art of a Distraction Free Life @ Be More with Less  Rustic Honey Caramel Apples @ GNOWFGLINS  The Gift of Skepticism @ Shaun Groves  3 Creative Ways to Love Kids Through Hard Spots @ A Holy […]

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5-Ingredient Southwestern Enchiladas

By Rachel Marie, Contributing Writer I see a lot of friends asking in social media about dinner ideas – and I, for one, can always use more ideas. One night a friend posted that she was having chicken enchiladas so I clicked over to the link, especially since I love Mexican food. The recipe had cream of chicken soup; I don’t normally use that since most of the canned varieties have MSG or even hidden MSG, which gives me terrible headaches. But I wasn’t going […]

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How I’m Learning to Make Incredible Artisan Bread (and a Giveaway So You Can, Too!)

Of all the foods we ate while on our trip, one that stands out most to me was the bread in France. It didn’t matter where we were. Rural town or large city, we would seek out a local bakery and get a fresh loaf each day. Sometimes we chose the large, rounded loaves with a cross etched in the middle. Other times a simple, crusty baguette. There was sourdough, and chewy white loaves, and hearty multigrain breads. So many options, but what they all […]

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Real Deals: This Week’s Sales and Discounts on Natural Products You Really Use

This week’s top deals:   25% Off All Windy City Organics Products at Abe’s Market.  Sale ends today! (October 28, 2014) As low as $11.87-$13.26 ($2.97- $3.32/pack) Bob’s Red Mill Oats Rolled Regular, 32-Ounce (Pack of 4) is on sale for $13.96.  Save an additional 5-15% with Subscribe & Save. Get FREE Shipping with qualifying order.  Just $5.52 ($2.76/oz)  Earth Mama Angel Baby Natural Nipple Butter, 2-Ounce Jar  As low as $8.87-$9.91 ($0.74 – $0.83) GimMe Organic Roasted Seaweed Snacks, Sea Salt, 0.17 Ounce (Pack of […]

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Soothing Lemon Ginger Drink for Colds and Congestion

  By Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer When it comes to colds and congestion, ginger and lemon pack a powerful punch.  Ginger warms the body and is known to help with decongestion. It is also thought to boost circulation and the immune system. Lemon is high in vitamin C, has antibacterial properties, and is said to aid in breaking fevers and soothing sore throats. Making a lemon ginger drink is a simple method of fighting off illness and easing symptoms. Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule How to Make a […]

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