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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OneTreeOneBag #CollectiveBias In the last few years, I have become very aware of my water consumption.  Here in California, we were in a desperate drought for many years and the responsibility fell to

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gardeningpalm springs

These 7 tips for reducing water consumption during California’s drought are part of a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scotts® EveryDrop™. In California, we have been living through the worst drought in 1,200 years.  The affects are being felt with huge impact here in the desert of

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decorgardeningkids

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturalGoodness #CollectiveBias I have always loved being in nature and bringing it indoors.  When we moved to the desert, it was kind of tough for me in that aspect.  I tried and tried

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#SweepTheMess
DIYgardening

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SweepTheMess #CollectiveBias When we purchased this home in January, I knew there was a lot of work ahead of us.  I thought we would be a lot farther along by now, but we

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Living in the Great Northwest it is quite easy to get used to mild weather with frequent drizzling and cloud cover…except for the few weeks we get in the summer when it is ridiculously hot and muggy. The first time I tried out my new Kool Tool it was a few

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When I hit my second trimester, I did some major research on SIDS especially since I had a lot of items stored from when my first daughter was born 5 years ago. They say that you should never re-use a crib mattress from one baby to the next. Some mattresses

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apparelgardeningmomoutdoor gearshoes

It doesn’t rain much in L.A., and when it does, it often pours.  People are generally unprepared, including me.  I’ve ruined many a leather  shoe and walked lots of steps in squishy socks and soggy pantlegs. The only pair of rain boots I’d ever invested in were a pair of

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christmaseco-friendlygardeningholidaykidsrecycled materialsschool

Back to School and you know what that means–massive fundraising events.  Stay away from the candybars, gourmet lollipops, snacks, and cookie dough tubs–yes, these are all popular fundraising programs used in our schools.  Do you notice a trend there, because I do–fat and sugar.  In a time where childhood obesity

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all naturaleco-friendlygardeninghealth and nutrition

I have always loved wheatgrass.  Everywhere I go where it is available, I order a double shot with an orange slice.  I always knew it was great for me–detoxifying, cleansing, and nutrient-rich–but I didn’t know until recently just how great.  We are constantly bombarding our bodies with toxins.  These toxins

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DIYgardening

When my peepers hit these “string gardens” I knew I was in love.  Butterflies filled my stomach as I researched around, coming across more and more gorgeous string gardens.  They are made Fedor van der Falk by using a three dimensional crochet filled with plaster, soil, moss, and grass.  I imagine the

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