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6 Processed Foods You Can Make Better at Home

Flashy processed foods flood most of our†grocery store shelves. While using some lightly processed products is okay, in the long run it is healthier, cheaper, and tastier to make some commonly process…

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7 Tips To Save Money & Make Less Waste

It may seem impossible in our modern, cellophane-wrapped lives, but there are people out there who succeed in creating ZERO waste in their lives. Thatís nada, nil, zilch.†That means food, furniture, p…

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Support These Places: 28 Stores Thankfully CLOSED on Thanksgiving

Is nothing sacred? This Thanksgiving, a growing number of stores -- like Kmart, Walmart, Target, Gap, Macyís, Best Buy, Toys R Us, and Kohlís -- are planning to open even earlier for Black Friday s…

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8 ‘Staple’ Foods to Avoid at the Grocery Store

A lot of so-called "staple" items that we buy at the grocery store are loaded with unnecessary and sometimes harmful ingredients. They are simply not as essential as we've been lead to believe, and ca…

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Give Gifts Without Spending A Penny

Iím not a shopper. Itís just not my thing. So when I heard that Black Friday sales were starting at midnight the night of Thanksgiving this year, I wanted to puke. Like puh-lease retailers. Can I at l…

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Too Many Ideas? (with video)

ďA surplus of ideas is as dangerous as a drought.Ē ~ Scott Belsky from Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality Do you start many conversations like this? "I've got …

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Want Sustainable Romance? Leave Valentine’s Day Out

I was just listening to the radio and heard a statistic that this week, in honor of Valentine's Day, $17 billion will be spent on flowers, cards, chocolates and tiny, stuffed bears, based on 2008's nu…

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9 Green Date Ideas

By Alex Blackwell, Intent Dating today is a lot different, from an eco-friendly perspective, than it was 25 years ago when I first met my wife. In 1984 we would hit the McDonald's on the way to the…

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10 Organic Diet Secrets of the Stars

From Angelina's fish-heavy regimen to Madonna's macrobiotics, celebrities are going clean and green with their diets. How Angie Said Bye-Bye, Baby Weight Judging from her eyes, lips, cheekbones an…

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The 12 Days of Green Christmas

On the first day of green Christmas (or non-denominational winter holiday of your choosing), my true love e-mailed to me An eco-friendly Christmas tree. On the second day of green Christmas (or…

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Ashlyn Kittrell

Ashlyn Kittrell is a writer, photographer, and blogger based in Tennessee. She is the founder of Triple Thread, a blog about ethical fashion and... more