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articles by: Becky Striepe

12 Surprising Uses for Leftover Coffee

There are lots of ways to reuse coffee grounds, but what about uses for leftover coffee itself? That brown beverage is good for more than just your morning wake-up. More coffee reuse ideas: How to Re…

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3 Reasons to Eat Some Chocolate Right Now

Do you like chocolate? If so, I have some good news for you! Get yourself a little piece of good, dark chocolate, and check out these fun chocolate facts below. If you're trying to watch your sugar…

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14 Beautiful Tree Branch Crafts

Spring is here, and in a lot of places that means blustery days. Have those spring winds felled some tree branches in your neighborhood? Harvest some of that fallen lumber and get crafty! We've got 14…

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14 Spring Veggies: Health Benefits & Tasty Recipes

Spring has sprung! This is my favorite season, and the beautiful weather is only one part of it. The other glorious thing about spring is the abundance of delicious spring veggies hitting the farmer's…

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What’s the Best Temperature for Your Home?

Now that spring is here, chances are you're getting ready to switch from running the heat to running the air conditioning. Do you know the best temperature for your home? Here in Atlanta, the open wi…

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Yoga for Insomnia: 5 Poses to Help Your Mind and Body Let Go

If you're suffering from insomnia it may feel like sleep will never come again. Instead of lying in bed, try this yoga for insomnia series! As someone who has struggled off and on with insomnia, I …

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16 DIY Container Garden Ideas

Need some spring garden inspiration? Check out these 16 DIY container garden ideas to get you started. I can't tell you how happy I am that spring is finally here! Winter is not my favorite season, a…

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12 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day is coming up on May 11, and if you want to go the handmade route without stressing out, now's a good time to start planning the day for your mama! I know: Mother's Day is just another …

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15 Delicious Recipes with Turmeric

Turmeric is a versatile seasoning with lots of health benefits. Check out these delicious recipes with turmeric to get more of this vibrant yellow herb into your life! Turmeric is getting a lot of …

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14 Ways to Cook with Food Scraps

Here in the U.S. we waste around 40 percent of the food we produce, and part of that happens in our very own kitchens. Check out some of these ways to bust food waste by cooking with food scraps! &nb…

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about Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!

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