My Natural and Affordable Laundry Routine

My Natural and Affordable Laundry Routine

Laundry is just one of those necessary evils. I don’t hate doing laundry, but somehow it seems to get shoved to the back burner and then I’m scrambling for some clean undies! …TMI… [My natural and affordable laundry routine is always open for change, but this is how I’ve been washing my clothes for the past two years.] 

Don’t get me wrong: I have every appreciation for modern machines that have made my laundry chore soooo much easier!

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Christmas Gifting Outside the Box

Ditch the clutter and electronics of Christmas Gifts and give the gift of experiences this Christmas.

If you are reading this post, you have access to the internet. You have access to some sort of computer device. You can read. So you probably live in a developed country. 

Being so materially blessed is wonderful. 

But it does make Christmas shopping challenging. 

How do you give meaningful gifts? Gifts that won’t add clutter to the recipient’s life? Gifts that won’t be forgotten and wasted? 

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My [Mostly] Natural Personal Care Routine

My Natural Personal Care Routine

Living a healthier lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to go around being dirty and smelly all the time because every personal care product will harm you in some way. 

If you are comfortable living like that then I admire you for your choice!

I admit, there are times when I let my personal hygiene take a back seat. Like that summer I lived in Vermont and worked on a dairy farm. As long as I cleaned up good once a week I felt accomplished since the shower was grosser than the manure I walked through.

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How to Plan Your Garden: Garden Planning 101

Yes, plan your garden. Here are a few tips for garden planning that will help you avoid missing out on the perfect vegetable varieties.

Birds chirp to each other on the breeze. The sun warms you from high overhead. It’s time to start garden planning. The smell of freshly turned earth reaches your nose. Trees are camoflouged with new green foliage. Robins pull innocent worms out of the ground for lunch. Daffodils are popping up alongside the shed. Soft, moist soil cushions your feet. Spring is here at last!

Oh, how I wish! 

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