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Mom Love: The Gift of Food and a Discount!

Planning a wilderness adventure for Mother’s Day? We all know that any hike is that much better with great snacks. Here’s a quick mix that’s sure to satisfy… Hit the trail with a simple recipe of dark chocolate chunks, walnuts, cherries, and almonds from Epicurious. Mix them all together and pack it in an Eco […]
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Ways to Green Up Your Kids’ Summer Camp Experience

Summer is almost here, and it’s time to start thinking about summer camp for the kids. Summer camps provide children with opportunities for a variety of new experiences, including learning arts and crafts, going hiking, and meeting new friends. As a parent, however, you want to make sure that your kids’ experiences are eco-friendly and safe. […]
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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Kids

Earth Day (April 22nd) provides parents with an opportunity to teach their kids the importance of recycling, reusing and protecting the earth. Here are five ways to make this upcoming Earth Day memorable and educational. Earth Day Activity Ideas Go for hike…all the way from home: Give up the car for the day and all […]
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How Packing a Lunch Saves You Money Every Day vs. Eating Out

There’s been plenty of discussion as to whether bringing your own lunch saves you money over buying lunch every day. For most people, this actually is the case, but you need to do it right. You can’t just throw anything into a lunch bag and think you’re going to come out ahead at the end […]
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Top Kitchen Tips to Save Money and the Environment

The kitchen is often the center of the house: It’s where you cook, people gather during parties and families graze and talk during the holidays. When you think of “greening” your home, the kitchen is usually not the first place of which you think. There are, however, so many ways to make your home more […]
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Five Ways to Go Green on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is all about green: wearing green clothes, eating green foods and attending parties and parades with green decorations. This St. Paddy’s day, however, let’s make the green theme mean more than just the color – by going “eco-friendly green”. Here are five ways to really “go green” for this holiday: St. Patrick’s […]
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Eating Cheap, Healthy, and Earth Friendly

When the day is done, making the commitment to take charge of your health and diet keeps you on a healthy and earth friendly track. Just making your lunch instead of eating out is a great start that gives you control over your health and budget. You can take green eating and living to a […]
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

These simple three words have turned from a phrase to a way of life and have created a healthier planet along the way. However, they can sometimes be easier to say than to live by. While the availability of recycling services has increased the number of households that recycle regularly, reducing and reusing is a […]
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One More Chance to Shop!

The holidaze are a whirlwind for sure, but we just couldn’t resist when Firefly invited us to be a part of this fabulous, handmade market. Check off everyone left on that list in one amazing experience this weekend! Firefly Handmade Holiday Market Part 2 Dec. 21st & 22nd, 10am-5pm 1600 Pearl Street (across from Snooze) […]
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