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Cleaning with Baking Soda

Everyone is trying to become more eco-friendly by purchasing earth friendly cleaning products. We are forgetting about one product that we normally use for baking that works wonders on stains, cleaning toys, silverware, countertops, produce, sponges etc.. plus deodorizing refrigerators, gym bags, closets, shoes – the list could go on and on. Baking Soda is […]

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Easter Egg Blowing

It’s that day of the week when you start thinking….OMG What will I do with my kids this weekend. I’ve been thinking about that all week since we have been on spring break, trying to keep my kids from killing one another is huge. We have been spending the week doing Easter Brunch with friends, days […]

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Growing Potatoes

This is my first year growing potatoes. It’s something I’ve wanted to grow for the last few years but was a bit intimidated by the whole process. If you have never grown potatoes before, have no fear because it’s one of the easiest veggies to grow.         Things to know….. * Types […]

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Using an Electric Slicer at Home

Since I’ve started to make my own bread and roasting turkey breast for lunch meat I’ve needed a good slicer. After doing a bit of research I learned that you can get commercial grade electric slicers and spend sometimes thousands of dollars, or get a personal slicer and those run anywhere from $40 to $500. […]

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Composting 101

Since moving to the Philadelphia area and starting our garden about 4 years ago we wanted to compost. I seriously can’t believe it’s taken us this long to finally get a real compost bin a few weeks back. Now I can’t imagine not doing it, composting has become a real family affair around here. My […]

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