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Save Our Water Series, Vol. 2: Sustainable Agriculture and The Importance of Supporting Regenerative Practices

In our first volume of the Save Our Water Series, we spoke about rain barrel production and the benefits on small gardens to big farms.  Today's volume will illuminate the myriad of important information gleaned when researching sustainable farming, and what it can do to really save our planet. We will begin by understanding what… Continue reading Save Our Water Series, Vol. 2: Sustainable Agriculture and The Importance of Supporting Regenerative Practices

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Friday Faves: Summer Grilling

With Fourth of July festivities behind us, summer grilling season is officially in full swing. And nothing quite says summer like the unmistakable smell of dinner on the grill after a day in the summer sun. So.... who's grilling this weekend? We are! So let's take a look at what's cooking, good looking. Here's a… Continue reading Friday Faves: Summer Grilling

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The Tale of the Contaminated Pool

My family and I just had a wonderful camping week at the beach. The sun, swimming, tiki bar (what what?), and nights by the wonderful campfire with extended family were all relaxing and rejuvenating. We reflected on the the fact that the only things we took away from camping were wonderful memories, big smiles, sun-kissed… Continue reading The Tale of the Contaminated Pool

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Frugal Friday: Drugstore Cosmetic Finds

Ever had that feeling when you find EXACTLY what you want at the cosmetic counter or drugstore for way less than you thought it would cost? No?!?  Ok, so we usually don't either. But oh man, when it happens... Cosmetics shopping is one of those things that somehow seems to constantly disappoint. All that money… Continue reading Frugal Friday: Drugstore Cosmetic Finds

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Kristy, Au Naturale: Survival in the woods, aka tent camping with kids.

Camping is one of those activities that our family has always enjoyed doing together. Being in nature, grounding ourselves, and slowing down for a weekend has been really effective in helping us reconnect and bond when daily  life seems so busy. We camp with extended family as well, which, for us, has always been an… Continue reading Kristy, Au Naturale: Survival in the woods, aka tent camping with kids.

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Kristy, Au Naturale: Making Fitness Fun Wherever You Are

Alright Alright. I have waited long enough to talk about it. So let's do it. Guess what? I Crossfit. And what's the first rule of Crossfit?                Always talk about Crossfit. And boy, oh boy, did I ever uphold that rule! I'm pretty sure people ran for the hills when… Continue reading Kristy, Au Naturale: Making Fitness Fun Wherever You Are

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Sing Peace: The Power of Positive Intention

Our scene opens to an Amphitheater. Its Grandparents Day and its my son's first year at this Montessori School. I am excited to show my Father in Law and his wife how AMAZING this school is. It's reputable accreditations, top notch facilities, child led education model, etc. Then the kids come out. They get in… Continue reading Sing Peace: The Power of Positive Intention