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Food Waste–The Perfect Choice of Imperfect Produce

By Fredrica Syren: Few people realize that millions of pounds of nutritious, perfectly good produce in packing houses and in the fields and orchards are discarded after the harvest is finished. The USDA estimates that more than 20%of all food crops in this country are left in the fields after …

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REVIEW: American Shield Backpack

 When you love a minimalistic life (as we do) and favor not buying unnecessary things, once you do need something, you favor items high in quality that will last longer. My husband desperately needed a new backpack after his was too broken to fix. He searched for a backpack that …

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Eco-Friendly Bathing Suits

By Kim Robson: Summer’s in full force, and many of us are retreating to the pool, beach or waterpark for relief. That means swimwear! But, unfortunately, most swimwear is made of fabrics derived from nonrenewable resources: nylon, Spandex, Lycra and polyester. Below is a list of sources for sustainable swimwear …

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Product Review—Beruna Living Foods

By Fredrica Syren: Last week I was at a birthday party for my dear friend Jackie, and of course there were lots of yummy foods. While there, I was introduced to Beruna living foods sprouted seasonings and tried some on top of my salad. Oh my… I’m usually not a …

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How to Teach Children About Land Conservation

By Fredrica Syren: This post is sponsored by Mattel. All opinions are my own. Talking to anyone about sustainability or land conservation can be a challenge, but when it comes to children, this topic can be difficult to talk about in a way they will understand. I must say, though, …

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Package Free Shop for Zero Waste Shopping

By Fredrica Syren: The zero-waste movement is gaining momentum. More and more people’s goals are to live with zero waste. Someone who knows about this is Lauren Singer, best known for the web site Trash is for Tossersand her devotion to a zero-waste lifestyle. As a matter of fact, she …

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Tired Mom and How To Get Stay Awake

By Fredrica Syren: Lately we’re been going through a not so great sleeping patterns with our youngest son because he is up coughing at all hours. This is making me feel like a zombie. Many days I feel so dead tired that all I want to do is sleep. Since …

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Tips for the Week’s Food Prep

By Fredrica Syren: Last week I read an Instagram post by Green Kitchen Stories about how they balance their busy life with three kids by prepping food in advance. It has has inspired me to do the same. I know that fresh food made right before serving it is the …

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Garden of Eden Reusable Cloth Panty Liner Review

By Fredrica Syren: We live in a society of convenience. Of course, modern day menstrual pads and tampons have made feminine hygiene easier and more convenient. Unfortunately, as with most convenient things, they have a devastating effect on the environment as well as women’s health because they contain lots of …

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