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    Farm Fresh Homemade Peach Cobbler

    You don’t have to be from Georgia, or Florida, to enjoy fresh peaches. Luckily organic markets nationwide supply these summer staples. So, what do you do when you have a bunch of peaches? Fresh peach cobbler of course! Gather up the freshest, juiciest peaches you can find and head to the kitchen for a sweet […] More

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    Fresh Ginger and Lemongrass Lemonade

    There’s something about sitting on the back deck with a glass of fresh, iced cold lemonade on a hot summer day. It’s such a little thing but if feels amazing. Thankfully lemonade is one of those things that amazingly simple to make and costs next to nothing. That’s a win-win situation if you ask me. Since […] More

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    How to Create a Desktop Zen Garden on a Budget

    I used to be kind of obsessed with Asian inspired decor. My entire home was accented with  Chinese word art, decorative fans, candles and holders galore. My color scheme was red, black, and gold. I loved it all, but all became too much so I opted to downsize and keep only a few things. The […] More

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    Spiced Watermelon Margarita

    It just isn’t summer if you’re not enjoying fresh watermelon. At least that’s how I feel. They’re cheap and delicious, just how I like it! To spice things up a little I thought I’d share this irresistible twist on your classic margarita. This spiced watermelon margarita has the best of both worlds: tequila and watermelon. […] More

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    Carolina Pulled Pork BBQ #Recipe

    North Carolina may have a lot of awesome achievements under its belt, but none of them top the Carolina BBQ. I’ve had pork barbecue in many places and if it’s not Carolina style I don’t want it. To ease my cravings when money is tight and going out isn’t an option I’ve learned how to […] More

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    No-Churn Salted Caramel & Pecan Ice Cream

    My biggest food weakness is ice cream. I could eat it for every meal and a few days I have. I love everything about it and have never really met an ice cream I didn’t like. I have always wanted to make my own but without an ice cream maker it’s not easy. Well, at […] More

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    Organic Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

    There is a common misconception that organic food doesn’t taste as good as processed foods. I’m not sure what makes people think that but it couldn’t be further from the truth. Sure, there are some already made things that can taste bland or have a texture that isn’t ideal. But, the truth is that most […] More

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    Organic Chemical Free Gardening

    Each year there are thousands upon thousands of gallons of chemicals being poured into the environment. Why? Many gardeners and farmers are using toxic chemicals in their garden. The chemicals leech into the produce that we ingest. Rain washes the chemicals from the vegetables and into the ground. There are many ways these chemicals get […] More

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    Natural DIY Beauty Products

    As great as some of the beauty products on the market are they aren’t always eco-friendly or affordable. I like to think if it can’t be found in nature then we don’t necessarily need it. What did people do before when chemicals weren’t readily available and alchemists were few and far between? They sure didn’t […] More

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    Easy Ways to Make your Home More Eco-Friendly

    I don’t think I know anyone who wouldn’t choose to live more eco-consciously if the cost wasn’t a factor. You’d think natural products would be more affordable than the heavily processed stuff but they aren’t. Because of that a lot of people feel stuck and unable to make a difference. The good news is there […] More

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