Mighty Leaf Taste of the Tropics Gift Sampler

by Chrystal Johnson April 19, 2014

Disclosure: I received this product as part of an advertorial.

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5 Ways to Teach Your Children to Honor the Earth

by Chrystal Johnson April 17, 2014

Welcome to the April 2014 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Honor the Earth. This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and Crunchy Farm Baby through the Green Moms Network. This month, our members are talking about how they honor the Earth year round. Stop by all […]

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Reasons to Start Gardening From Seed

by Chrystal Johnson April 16, 2014

Growing a garden from seed is an incredibly rewarding experience, but it is also a great way to garden on a budget, keep heirloom varieties alive and be able to grow your favorite flowers year after year. Seeds take a little more care and time, but the return on your initial investment of time and […]

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Join Me in 7 Days of Spring Cleaning

by Chrystal Johnson April 15, 2014

This post was made possible through the support of Goodwill. All opinions are my own. In addition to getting outdoors and enjoying the sunshine, Spring brings out another quality in most people – the need to clean. Spring cleaning almost seems ingrained in our DNA, and I’m feeling to urge to purge. Just four years […]

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March Ecocentric Mom Box Review

by Chrystal Johnson April 12, 2014

I’m a bit behind on sharing the March Ecocentric Mom Box with you. It has been a crazy month between Spring break, Brian putting on his first reggae festival, Brian’s birthday and lots of other fun stuff! During this time, we have been enjoying the contents of our Ecocentric Mom box. And, as usual, it […]

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MIRA Stainless Steel Lunch Box Containers

by Chrystal Johnson April 10, 2014

Disclosure: I received this product as part of an advertorial. Since Zoë is in school this year, we’ve been working out the best way to pack her lunch that is both earth friendly and kid friendly. I have realized that we’re going through far too many plastic baggies since I worry about putting glass containers […]

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Exterior Home Improvement Ideas for Your Home

by Chrystal Johnson April 10, 2014

Your exterior home improvement project doesn’t need to be costly or massive to make a difference. With some simple fixes and a few personalized touches, you can make a welcoming statement about your dwelling. Exterior Door One of the first things you see when pulling up to a home is the front door and sometimes […]

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Ozeri Green Earth Textured Ceramic Nonstick Frying Pan

by Chrystal Johnson March 30, 2014

Ever since we got chickens last year, I cook eggs pretty much every morning for breakfast. I love a good fried egg! We typically use our small cast iron frying pan since we try to avoid toxic chemicals in traditional non-stick pans. When I saw that Ozeri had come out with a ceramic non-stick frying […]

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Protect Your Family by Helping Us Reform the Toxic Substances Control Act

by Chrystal Johnson March 28, 2014

Thank you to Seventh Generation for sponsoring this post, and bringing this very important matter to my attention. If you have been reading Happy Mothering for long, you will know that I am a huge label reader, and I’m very particular about the products that I allow into my home. I have spent a lot […]

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How to Regrow a Sprouted Onion in Your Garden

by Chrystal Johnson March 26, 2014

Do you ever find an onion that has been at the bottom of the pile and discover it has started sprouting? I used to get so upset that I had wasted food. Then one day I started wondering whether I could use that sprout to grow a new onion. I found a whole lot of […]

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