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10 of My Favorite Made in the USA Brands

by Chrystal Johnson July 17, 2014

Welcome to the July 2014 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Made in the USA. This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and the Green Moms Network. This month, our members are talking about shopping for products that are Made in the USA. Stop by all of […]

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How to Make Emergency Situations More Fun for Kids with Duracell Batteries

by Chrystal Johnson July 14, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. (#CollectiveBias) and its advertiser, #PrepWithPower. All opinions are mine alone. You can think you are completely prepared for an emergency situation. You can have your 2 weeks of food and water stored, your backup heating and cooking sources ready, extra Duracell batteries and a plan if you […]

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Save Time and Spend More Family Time Using Walgreens Paperless Coupons

by Chrystal Johnson July 7, 2014

This shop about clipping paperless coupons has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. (#CollectiveBias) and its advertiser, #WalgreensPaperless. All opinions are mine alone.   Even though the days are longer during summer, I swear time flies by faster because we’re so busy. With both girls home all day, they have a never-ending craving for fun activities […]

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Tools for Your Family Preparedness Kit: Stove In a Can {Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson July 5, 2014

Do you love camping? Are you searching for great products to add to your emergency preparedness kit? If so, you’ll want to learn about Stove In A Can, a portable, self-contained cooking platform that provides a week’s worth of cooking. It’s exactly what its name says it is – the entire contents of the stove setup […]

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A New Type of Gluten Free Noodles: Shirataki Noodles from Skinny Noodles

by Chrystal Johnson July 4, 2014

When people first hear that I’m “gluten free,” the first reaction is usually, “What do you eat then?” Many people are baffled that you can get by in life without gluten. While I have been gluten free for over 2 years now, I am always discovering new gluten free foods we can incorporate to our […]

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The Easiest Way to Bake Homemade Bread

by Chrystal Johnson July 1, 2014

I delved into baking homemade bread a couple of years ago (you can check out my recipes for honey wheat and pull apart loaves). With everything else that I have going on, I just couldn’t maintain a routine of baking bread every week. While it’s a simple enough process, it’s very time consuming with all of the […]

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Win a Set of USA Made Organic Queen Sheets + Matching Duvet from Nest Bedding!

by Chrystal Johnson June 30, 2014

Welcome to the Made in the USA Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering, Easy Green Mom and Brittleby’s Corner through the Green Moms Network! We’ve teamed up with a group of bloggers to bring you the chance to win prizes that are Made in the USA. After entering my giveaway, be sure to hop around and enter […]

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10 Ways We’re Keeping it Eco-Friendly This Summer

by Chrystal Johnson June 19, 2014

Welcome to the June 2014 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Eco-Friendly Summer. 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 are keeping their family eco-friendly during this summer season. […]

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May Ecocentric Mom Box Review

by Chrystal Johnson June 18, 2014

Can you believe we’re already halfway through June! School is out for the summer, and I’m ready to spend some quality time with my girls. I know school will be back in session before I know it. I did receive (and fully enjoy) my May Ecocentric Mom box! I hid the snacks from the girls this […]

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Moving: A Survival Guide

by Chrystal Johnson June 12, 2014

Sponsored Article Many say that moving homes is one of the most stressful things you can do in life, and it’s no wonder when you consider the sheer amount of things to do and remember. It starts from the very moment you decide to move, and the stress doesn’t stop until several weeks after arriving […]

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