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Creativity Flows in Colorful Colorado Part Two

Art, Out of Town
Creativity Flows in Colorful Colorado Mount Evans

I am not going to lie, the trip up Mount Evans is extremely scary! The hairpin turns around the edge of ​the​ mountain are not for the faint of heart a​nd​ there are no guardrails. But, it is definitely ​on my must do Colorado list. It boasts the highest paved road in North America with elevations o​f o​ver 14,000 feet. And, as I am sure you can guess, views to die for!​ The natural beauty is truly amazing! Mountain goats…

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Creativity Flows in Colorful Colorado Part One

Art, Out of Town
Creativity Flows in Colorful CO Part One

Sometimes all you need for a boost of creativity is a change of scenery.  Recently, my boyfriend and I jetted off to colorful Colorado for a week of sightseeing and picture taking.  Our love of photography made the Rocky Mountains a natural choice for a picturesque trip.  Somewhat randomly, we chose Steamboat Springs, CO as our destination and home base for a good portion of our trip.  Wyndham has a time share location there and we had been gifted with points…

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Essential Oils for Cleaning

Green Cleaning
Cleaning with Essential Oils

I am sure you have heard by now that essential oils have really great benefits. You may even have used them in a diffuser to scent the air. But did you know they have great cleaning and disinfecting properties that make them perfect to add to your homemade cleaning products? Just a few drops not only gives a fresh scent, but also those extra germ fighting powers.  Through my research, I have found that most essential oils inhibit the growth…

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5 Things We Forget to Clean

Green Cleaning
Remember to Clean These 5 things

Spring is in full blast and summer is right around the corner. Have you done your spring cleaning yet? Yes? Good job! No? Well, what are your waiting for? I have a few important reminders of things in our home we tend to overlook. The five areas in our home we forget to clean that need attention more often than you would think: Bathroom rugs – They don’t have a chance to dry out well between uses which means mold and…

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Dollar Store Deals for Green Cleaning

Green Cleaning
Save Money Green Clean

  Are you worried that going green is going to cost a lot of money?? Well have no fear, green cleaning can actually save you money! Just a quick trip to the dollar store and you can find these simple items for DIY cleaning products. (Stay tuned, I plan on sharing recipes soon!)  These are some of my favorite dollar store deals: Baking Soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, is great for absorbing smells. Pet messes are something I use it on often and…

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