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Sunburn: All Natural Damage Control


Okay, so we had a little chat the other day about staying safe in the sun, but… well… sometimes accidents happen.  Maybe you forgot to reapply your sunscreen or you missed a spot.  Maybe you were outside longer than you intended and didn’t have a cover up or hat with you.  I’m not going to…

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Be Sun Smart!

Beach Chairs with Umbrellas

It’s official!  Summer has arrived!  And with summer, we have the beach and pool, barbecues and parties, baseball, bicycling, volleyball, and all kinds of other amazing outdoor activities that we spend the winter pining for.  But along with all of that outdoor fun, comes the sun.  I *love* spending time outside, but (not to be…

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Three Easy Steps to Clean Up A Broken CFL Bulb

cfl green background

With the eco revolution that’s been going on in recent years, it’s probably pretty safe to assume that everyone has heard that switching their incandescent bulbs to CFL’s is the way to go.  Yes, they cost more upfront, but over the course of the bulb’s life, CFL’s save.  They use about 75% less energy to…

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Mother’s Day Eco Gift Guide

Mother's Day Violet

Mother’s Day is just around the corner!  Have you already made plans for the mom(s) in your life?  My fur baby (Jack the cat) already gave me the KitchenAid Mixer ice cream maker attachment as a fantastic early Mother’s Day present.  I can’t wait to start experimenting with it (there is so much extraneous stuff in…

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Herbal Learning for Kids and Free Recipes


I think it’s so important to get kids involved and excited about herbs from a young age!  Learning about herbs teaches them how to help heal themselves as well as be stewards for the environment.  But how do you get kids excited to learn about herbs and nature?? Earlier this week, I heard that John…

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Fight the Flu with Fire Cider

Fire Cider

This has got to have been one of the worst winters in recent history for the amount of people getting the flu.  It may be the start of spring, but there are still plenty of people getting snow and with that brutal weather, plenty of people are still getting sick.  Not to worry, I’ve got…

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Power Off Tonight for Earth Hour

Earth Hour Badge

Earth Hour is a global call to action to stand up, take responsibility, and lead the global journey to a sustainable future. It began in Sydney, Australia on March 31, 2007 when 2.2 million individuals and 2,100 businesses turned off their power from 7:30-8:30 as a voluntary sign of their commitment to fight climate change and…

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Spring Has Sprung and So Has The Greener Spirit!

Green Earth

Welcome to The Greener Spirit! I’m so excited to have you here!  I always find these introductions so hard to write; I just want to dive right into the nitty gritty and get busy DOING things!  But I’ll try to give you a little background on who I am and the inspiration behind The Greener…

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