6 Ways to Season Food with Herbs

We have an odd day coming up next month. August 29 is More Herbs, Less Salt Day. The idea behind this odd observance is to promote the wonderful power of herbs. They’re better for you than salt, and they pack in extra nutrients. But if you are going to use herbs, you need to remember… [Continue Reading]

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5 Ways to Cut Onions Without Tears!

Used to be chopping or cutting onions was one of my least favorite things to do. The reason being was that my eyes would start to burn and sting so bad I would have to stop and close my eyes. Then the tears would be rolling! You’re probably thinking, oh yea – been there done… [Continue Reading]

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Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Eco Friendly: Recycle, Reduce, Reuse

Doing our part to help protect the environment may seem difficult and hard. But, if we just take it in small steps it’s really easy. These small steps can add up to make a big difference! Not only will we help the environment, we will save money and it’s better for us! Here are a… [Continue Reading]

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10 Uses for Epsom Salt for Beauty and Health Issues

Epsom salt isn’t really salt. It’s actually a compound of sulfate and magnesium, which is a naturally occurring mineral. It’s a known treatment for many ailments. But did you know Epsom Salt can also be used in beauty treatments, around the house and in gardening? The best part is, it’s natural! Below are some of… [Continue Reading]

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5 Natural Herbs for Heartburn

I believe at some point in our lives we have all suffered from heartburn. That awful burning and pain in your chest and the need to burp or belch is a miserable feeling. It can really ruin your day! Heartburn, even though miserable, is usually not a serious condition. However, if you are having daily… [Continue Reading]

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10 Odd Money Saving Ways to Use Eggs!

We all love eggs for breakfast, baking and cooking. But, did you know there are so many more amazing things you can use eggs for? From personal care to around the house, we have some unique and odd money saving ways to use eggs to share with you. Who would have thought that a little… [Continue Reading]

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9 Useful Ways of using Essential Oils in Your Home

Essential Oils, or aromatherapy oils, are oils extracted from plants. They offer a number of beneficial health benefits and are beneficial in cleaning your home. You will be healthier by leaving off the chemically loaded sprays and your home will be fresh and fragrant! There is an amazing array of essential oils and scents to… [Continue Reading]

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6 Perks of Using Essential Oils

Essential oils are becoming more and more popular with the general population. People are saying goodbye to medicine and hello to a more natural approach in life. If you are new to using essential oils, you know there are some perks, but what are the major perks? 6 Perks of Using Essential Oils #1. Health… [Continue Reading]

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5 Natural Herbs for Heartburn

I believe at some point in our lives we have all suffered from heartburn. That awful burning and pain in your chest and the need to burp or belch is a miserable feeling. It can really ruin your day! Heartburn, even though miserable, is usually not a serious condition. However, if you are having daily (Continue Reading…);

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Mainely Cole’s Back-to-School Giveaway Event!

Sponsored by Mainely Cole’s and organized by Mom Does Reviews Back-to-School time is slowly creeping up on us ALREADY!!  Before long the kids will be heading Back to School!  I am excited to share an amazing giveaway with you!  You can win a $40 gift card to Staples AND Peppermint/Tea Tree Oil Shampoo and Conditioner (Continue Reading…);

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Win a $100 Cariloha Bamboo Gift Card!

Cariloha is one of my favorite companies! Cariloha Bamboo offers the softest sheet, clothes, and more! And, yes, they really are made from Bamboo! That’s what makes them so soft! Our friend, Tracy, over at Having Fun Saving had a chance to review the Genesis Dress. You can check out her full review here. It (Continue Reading…);

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Fun Family Friendly Fall Activities Your Family Will Love!

It’s Summer here now, but Fall is just around the corner. Actually, with the way time flies for me, it will be here before we know it! So, I wanted to talk about a few fun family friendly fall activities that you and your family can do this Fall. Once we get past the horrible (Continue Reading…);

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10 Odd Money Saving Ways to Use Eggs!

We all love eggs for breakfast, baking and cooking. But, did you know there are so many more amazing things you can use eggs for? From personal care to around the house, we have some unique and odd money saving ways to use eggs to share with you. Who would have thought that a little (Continue Reading…);

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Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Eco Friendly: Recycle, Reduce, Reuse

Doing our part to help protect the environment may seem difficult and hard. But, if we just take it in small steps it’s really easy. These small steps can add up to make a big difference! Not only will we help the environment, we will save money and it’s better for us! Here are a (Continue Reading…);

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Dirty Coke with Homemade Coconut Syrup Recipe

Here’s a new spin on Coke! I know Coke isn’t the healthiest thing to drink. But, if you are a coke drinker, you may enjoy this. I can remember years ago getting a coke fountain drink and having them add a splash of vanilla flavoring to it. Dirty Coke is kind of the same idea, (Continue Reading…);

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Win It Wednesday 7/23/14

Win It Wednesday 7/23/14 It’s time for our Win It Wednesday Giveaway Linky for the week of 7/23/14! All Bloggers are welcome! Feel free to link up all your giveaways! Then, browse through and enter some yourself! You never know, someone’s gotta win! It may as well be you! BLOGGERS:  Please remember, all entries MUST (Continue Reading…);

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Win a $25 Diva Diapers Gift Certificate! Diapers, Green & Natural Products

Southern Krazed is joining Mom Does Reviews and her SWEET blogger friends in helping celebrate the launch of Diva Diapers new store!  We are excited to tell you, one lucky winner will receive a $25 Gift Certificate to DivaDiapers.com to use anyway they want! While Diva Diapers offers diapers and accessories, they are more than just (Continue Reading…);

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Cariloha Bamboo Mystery Box Giveaway!

While it’s still summer here, back-to-school time is right around the corner! We will all need, and want, a few new items. We are excited to bring you an amazing Mystery Box of Cariloha Bamboo items! Cariloha Bamboo is soft, breathable and comfortable. If you haven’t tried their clothing, you don’t know what you are (Continue Reading…);

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BayB Bean Bag (of your choice) Giveaway!

Sponsored by BabyB Brand Hosted by: Mom Does Reviews The Ultimate Resting Spot for your Newborn Baby! Bean bags are not only for adults these days! Now, even our babies can enjoy lounging in their own bean bay. The BayB Bean Bag is the ultimate comfortable spot for babies to enjoy time just hanging out. It can (Continue Reading…);

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Candy Mystery Box full of Sweet Goodies Giveaway!

Who out there loves loves loves candy? Do you also love mysteries? Well, we have an amazing box FULL of mysterious sweets for you! We are giving away over 2 pounds of candy! There is a delicious assortment of flavors of ring pops, Juicy Juice drops and Juicy Juice Laffy Taffy Bazooka Gum and Lemon (Continue Reading…);

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Attract Butterflies to your Yard with Butterfly Bush

Butterfly Bush is one of my favorite shrubs! Just as the name implies, Butterfly Bush (Buddleia) is a magnet for beautiful butterflies! Hummingbirds love the flowers also! Buddleia, or Butterfly Bush, (Continue Reading...);

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Natural Organic Mulch for the Vegetable Garden

It's still winter here and all we can do is daydream about the mouth watering home grown vegetables we will grow. But, before we know it, Spring will be on it's way. While we are waiting, we have the (Continue Reading...);

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Composting Basics – Part 2

With the background out of the way in Composting Basics Part 1, we will spend this post laying some ground work for our composting piles (no pun intended) by brushing up on what goes on in a pile as (Continue Reading...);

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Green Living

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Green Alternatives to Dry Cleaning

If you are new to going green, you may not realize that dry cleaning your clothing involves the use of a harmful chemical. It's a big word called Perchloroethylene or we call it PERC for short. This (Continue Reading...);

Chemical free cleaning products that will get the job done!

Chemical free cleaning products that will get the job done!

For anyone with allergies, anyone looking to escape the chemicals in our cleaning products, or maybe you are just trying to be earth friendly - there is an alternative! The solution is chemical free (Continue Reading...);

Proper Ways to Wash Dish Cloths and Kitchen Towels

Did you know there is a right and wrong way of washing dish cloths and kitchen towels? Diѕh cloths аnd kitсhеn tоwеlѕ fall intо a diffеrеnt саtеgоrу оf ‘tурiсаl’ laundry. Like сlоth diapers, kitсhеn (Continue Reading...);

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Easy Recipes

Chia Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites Recipe

Chia Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites Recipe

I have been on a chia seeds kick lately. These little seeds are so good for you. Well, the other day I shared a Chocolate Chia Bark recipe with you where I explained the benefits of chia seeds. Today, (Continue Reading...);

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Easy and Delicious Berry Bites Recipe

With Summer almost here and all the fresh berries available, I wanted to share this easy recipe for delicious Berry Bites. It is a favorite for a light dessert or snack. With only a few ingredients, (Continue Reading...);

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Easy Ranch Cheese Ball | A Family Favorite

This simple Ranch Cheese Ball recipe is super easy to make and is a favorite to snack on! It is a great choice for family gatherings or office parties! Or, heck just make it because the family wants (Continue Reading...);

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Food Preservation

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5 Steps to Dehydrating Jalapeno Peppers

Dehydrating jalapeno peppers is a great way to preserve them for later use in soups, chilies, beans, or anything you cook. It seems we use them in just about everything. Dehydrating basically takes (Continue Reading...);

Freezing Vegetables and Fruits

Freezing Vegetables and Fruits

Summer time brings on lots of great produce but if you are anything like me I never get it all used up.  So instead of throwing it out I have learned to freeze it so I have more to use in the other (Continue Reading...);

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Best Vegetables to Grow for Canning

Being able to grow your own vegetables which you can then can and store in the pantry for the winter is one of the most rewarding parts of gardening. Growing vegetables is the best way to enjoy fresh (Continue Reading...);

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