Clean + Green

Go GREEN in 2017: Five easy ways to make an impact

Go GREEN in 2017: Five easy ways to make an impact

Here are seven easy-to-enact small changes to help you on your quest to live a greener, healthier, more Earth-friendly lifestyle.  These are changes that you can make today, that will lot only conserve our planet but might actually save you time and money too!     Tidy up […]

Milk and Cookies

Milk and Cookies

These chocolate chip cookies are excellent. I mean they are tender, melt-in-your-mouth darn good chocolate chip cookies and they can certainly hold their own against the sugar laden, gluten-filled version!  They use Lily’s chocolate chips which I love!  They are sweetened with stevia instead of sugar or aspartame. […]

How to create a SMOOTH chalkboard wall

How to create a SMOOTH chalkboard wall

We know it looks cool in the home, but did you know that writing on chalkboard walls is really good for kids?  This article does a great job explaining! Have you seen chalkboard walls and wished you had one in your home?  We did too.  So we […]

Old Fashioned Strawberry Milkshake Recipe  {with a low carb makeover}

Old Fashioned Strawberry Milkshake Recipe {with a low carb makeover}

This is so fun to make…It reminds me of going to an old fashioned soda shoppe where they make milkshakes in the steel cups. **Note: do not use an immersion blender in a plastic or glass cup. Print Old Fashioned Strawberry Milkshake Recipe {with a low carb […]

10 Tips for Purging Kids’ Stuff and Why It’s Good for Them

10 Tips for Purging Kids’ Stuff and Why It’s Good for Them

I showed this picture to my kids hoping to show them what a mess they made. I asked my oldest, “Do you see anything wrong in this picture?” He studied it and said, “Yeah, It’s crooked!” ooof! Simplifying is not about taking stuff away…it’s about making space and time […]

Science Experiment: The effect of food dye on living things

Science Experiment: The effect of food dye on living things

My 10 year old did the Science Experiement for school. His teacher and classmates were surprised to learn the harmful effects of artificial chemicals in food.  I myself was surprised at how badly the aspartame plant fared.  I’m so glad my Diet Coke days are […]