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Say Hello to 2019 With Green New Year Resolutions

By Fredrica Syren a.k.a Green Mom: Even before the champagne’s been popped and everyone is returning to work, many of us make resolutions — things we would like to achieve and/or to make better for ourselves. 40 to 45 percent of adults make one or more New Year’s resolutions each …

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Rising Demand for Animal Welfare Certified Meat, Eggs and Dairy

By Larraine Roulston: In my small northern Ontario town, one of our two large supermarkets recently began stocking the Certified Humane chicken brand Blue Goose, and occasionally offering Certified Humane steaks. Certified Humane, Global Animal Partnership and Animal Welfare Approved are certifications recommended by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to …

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Happy New Year and Best of 2018

Goodbye 2018 and say hello 2019! 2018 was a great year with lost of fun family time and some fun work projects for me. We went to San Francisco, Las Vegas, France and Sweden and I attended the very inspiring Climate Change conference in San Francisco. We had some challenges …

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DIY Natural Toy Cleaner

By Fredrica Syren: Kids — they’re just so cute and so … so unhygienic at the same time. Now we’re getting into flu and cold season accompanied by pinworms and pink eye. There’s very little you can do to protect against it all, but one thing we can do is make sure …

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Cellphone-Free Restaurants

By Kim Robson: With every passing year, smartphones are becoming more and more of a necessity. Want to call an Uber or Lyft? Order takeout from that hip new taco joint? Send a text in seconds instead of (what felt like) hours, laboriously tapping out each character, having to press …

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A Surprising Number of Uses for Tea Towels

By Larraine Roulston: A stack of fresh, folded tea towels is a joy to have in any kitchen. These soft yet sturdy linens are not only excellent for drying dishes, but also have been found useful in many ways throughout your home. For example, a tea towel becomes an automatic …

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Merry Christmas and Our Dinner Menu

As a multi-cultural family, we celebrate Christmas on both the 24thper my tradition and on the 25thper James upbringing. Christmas eve we’re home and start our day with rice porridge and saffron buns and later we’ll have dinner while Christmas day we’ll be at my in-law’s house. Here is what …

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Beginner Tips for Green Parents on a Budget

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by PSECU, a Pennsylvania-based credit union. Going green doesn’t just benefit the planet, but also children’s health. Multiple studies show that exposure to toxic cleaning chemicals can lead to various health conditions, and infants are particularly susceptible to environmental toxins. Plus, everything eventually finds its …

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DIY Bath Bombs for Christmas

By Larraine Roulston: During the holiday season, some individuals strive to surprise family and friends with memorable homemade gifts. If sourcingherbs and other ingredients to create personal care products are your focus, this bath bomb recipe with scented evergreen needles is a popular choice. Bath bombs, also known as bath fizzies, …

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From Friends to Successful Moms and Entrepreneurs

By Fredrica Syren: Kacey and Nathalie have been friends since high school. Together, they spent a summer driving across Europe, went on a Shamanic pilgrimage in Peru, and explored Thailand. They also shared a love for crafting and making big messes in the kitchen. But later the two friends ended …

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