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5 Ways To Combat Stress

https://pixabay.com/illustrations/stress-pressure-anxiety-angst-1837384/ It is a fact of life that we will all struggle with stress from time to time; we would not be human if we didn’t. However, if we leave our stress to get out of control, it can have devastating effects on all areas of our lives. Firstly, your …

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Crafted, Curated and Eco-Friendly Gifts to Treasure

By Jackie Edwards: The perfect gift to give is one that can be appreciated as a long-term keepsake and has rich personal meaning. Gift giving isn’t easy, especially in our world of mass production, where many gifts no longer have a unique value to them. Why give the stereotypical gift from …

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Zero Waste-Enjoy Green Nature with a Green Picnic

By Fredrica Syren: Ahhh summer break is finally here and me and family have 8 weeks of summer fun together. We love spending as much time outdoors as possible and that includes having picnics.There is nothing my kids like more than an outdoor picnic.  We’ll bring a blanket and picnic …

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Humans Affected by Species Facing Extinction

By Larraine Roulston: Beginning with the Industrial Revolution, we have witnessed a slow but steady decline of our life-giving planet. Until recently the descent as been gradual; however, at no other time in history has the destruction of biodiversity been as rapid as it has been during the past 30 …

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How to Make the Most of a Small Garden

Image via Pixabay If you live in the countryside, and have done for your whole life, there’s a decent chance that you might take the fact of a large back garden as a given, and so take it for granted. On the other hand, if you live in the heart …

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Weekly Menu 6/24

This week is short because we’re leaving for vacation this weekend but I keep posting weekly menu while on vacation because I still will cook dinner most days even on vacation. Monday Seitan Au Vin Tuesday Crepes with Spinach filling and a side salad Wednesday  Spicy Garbanzo Bean and Pepper …

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How to Make the Most of Family Time This Summer

By Natalie Wilson: During the summer holidays, it’s easy to become quickly overwhelmed with keeping your children busy and entertained so that they never complain of boredom. If you adopt the right mindset, summer can be a time for relaxation and rest.  Un-Schedule Your Summer  Pressure from school is over …

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Healing Golden Milk

By Fredrica Syren: You might have heard of the new trend — golden milk. Suddenly, everyone is drinking it and raving about its benefits … including me! So, what exactly is it? Golden milk refers to a warm beverage made with turmeric (a spice) and some sort of milk and/or …

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Benefits of Minimalism + Tips for Beginners

By Kim Robson: “A place for everything, and everything in its place.”  For many of us, when we think of the word “minimalism,” we think of decluttering our homes of useless dust-catchers and tchotchkes. We see images of impossibly stark, barren living spaces, devoid of any humanity, and the mind …

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The Benefits Of Using Compost

Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled, to then be utilised as a fertilizer for growing plants. There are a lot of advantages associated with using compost. This post explores all of the benefits you will gain if you go for this option. It focuses firstly on …

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