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Best Houseplants to Purify Your Home

July 10, 2018

When it comes to bang for the buck, houseplants earn their keep. From lilies to snake plants, houseplants purify the air and look good doing it. A little greenery can provide relief from asthma and seasonal allergies and cleanse toxins generated by the appliances and chemicals we use every day. Even a small potted cactus…

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Need to control your Kid’s Internet Time? – UnGlue Review

March 15, 2018

So as the mom of two teens I have been faced with the chore of how to tame their internet use. We had tried a service once before to limit what they could see on the internet but I always had trouble with it because it also blocked her email. So I tried looking for a…

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Review of Essential Oil Diffusers – Plus diffuser seasonal recipes

February 4, 2018

I’ve been heavily using essential oils for over 4 years now and have gone through quite a few diffusers. Below is a review of the ones I have used, I didn’t realize how long my list was until I started writing them all out!   Riverrock Diffuser 100ml –  $24 This one I ordered by…

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Dangers In Your Make Up That You Need To Know About

July 10, 2017

Did you know that so many of our skincare products and makeup contain hormone disruptors, chemicals that cause cancer, and skin irritants that can further cause breakouts? Or they’re tested on animals? Yuck! Be sure to read all the way down and enter the giveaway! In 2004, the EWG evaluated 7,500 personal care products. This…

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Natural Alternative to chemicals in your Hot Tub

May 26, 2017

I’m happy to say our hot tub is now chemical free!  So for a few years now, I have been looking for alternatives to chemicals in our Hot Tub. I’ve been ditching toxic chemicals in other parts of our home so this was the next step. Besides, spas are supposed to support a healthy lifestyle…

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2017 Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo is coming!.

March 12, 2017

Woohoo the 2017 Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo is almost here! This will be my 4th year attending the show and I couldn’t be more excited. Who doesn’t love finding new delicious food that are gluten free! The expo is going to be in Schaumburg April 22-23 at the Schaumburg Convention Center. My tip: come hungry and wear…

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My battle with middle age weight

March 2, 2017

So of course just like everyone else at the beginning of the year I pledged to be better at my health. Well it’s now March and guess how much I have done… yep my once a month dance class and I think MAYBE one Zumba class. My meal planning has gone out the window and snacking…

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DIY Fairy Garden Terrarium

February 14, 2017

So about this time of year the Chicago winters get to me and I am SOOO ready for spring and garden season! So one Saturday my daughter and I decided to make our own terrarium. I found this really cool terrarium at Hobby Lobby and used a 40% off coupon. The only trouble with the…

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GUEST POST: 7 Steps to Raising Money-Savvy Children

February 11, 2017

GUEST POST: Mari writes for Loansolutions to help educate people in making informed-decisions on taking out loans and becoming responsible borrowers. Being the COO, she feels it is her social responsibility to do so. Learn more from her as she shares tips, advises and stories on finance. Also, she’s fond of 9GAG, so you might read…

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Getting back to scheduling and eating right! Pressure Cooking Eggs

August 29, 2016

So yes, I have been MIA this summer, busy schedules and overly full work load have kept me away. But blogging isn’t the only thing I have been away from. I’ve also been away from meal planning and eating right and my body is very much so reminding me of that! The busy schedule has caused…

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