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Plus Recipe for DIY Garbage Pail Pods : Simply Earth Essential Oil Subscription Box Review

General, Green Cleaning
Simply Earth Essential Oil Subscription Box Review

Who enjoys getting mail? I know I sure do. Subscription boxes are like a fun surprise every time. Simply Earth is a monthly essential oil subscription box. Every box has a different theme and all contain 4 essential oils, recipes, and supplies to make the recipes. March’s theme was soap making and this month’s (April) theme is cleaning. All the recipes are very easy, making it kid friendly as well. I received my box free in exchange for my honest…

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Budget Meal Plan Week Two

Healthy Food & Recipes, Healthy Meal Planning
Budget Meal Plan Week Two

Time for another installment of a budget meal plan. I laid out all the details in week one so if you missed it, check it out HERE. I use Pinterest to find a lot of my recipes. (Check out my healthy recipe Pinterest page HERE.) I plan on sharing a completely detailed recipe planning post very soon so stay tuned. For now though, feel free to ask me any questions you have. Budget Meal Plan Week Two Total Spent: $94.93…

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Green Beauty Favorites

Safe makeup and skin care
Monthly Green Beauty Favorites

It has been quite a few months since I shared a roundup of my green beauty favorites. I had planned for this to be a feature on my blog, but so far it isn’t working out. I guess you could say it takes a lot more to impress me these days. Last week, I did feature a skin care line that I felt made the grade. If you missed it, go read about it HERE. My favorite shampoo and conditioner…

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Moody Sisters Skin Care Review + Giveaway

General, Safe makeup and skin care
Moody Sisters Skin Care Review

Your skin is your body’s largest organ and it is important to take good care of it. Every 27/28 days it renews itself by sloughing off old dead skin cells and replacing them with fresh new ones. A proper skin care routine is vital to this process. I recently got to try out the Moody Sisters Complete Skin Care Set. Even though I have combination skin, I often find myself afraid to try out skin care sets for this skin…

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Free Printable Meal Planner : Budget Meal Plan Week One

General, Healthy Food & Recipes, Healthy Meal Planning
Budget Meal Plan Week One

With the desire to save my family some money, I decided to challenge myself to spend $100 or less at the grocery store each week and eat out less (one day or less per week). With some careful planning, my budget meal plan is going well so far. We eat some organic food but not all. What is not included in this challenge is any alcohol we purchase, paper, cleaning or personal products. Meals included are usually meant for at…

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