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Traditional Strawberry Jam (Sugar-Free!)

Traditional Strawberry Jam (Sugar-Free!)

I can’t wait until my son is old enough that we can go strawberry picking together.  He’s not quite there for this season’s round, but I’m hoping next year he’ll be able to enjoy it.  I also can’t wait until he’s a little older so I can teach him how to make this classic strawberry…

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How To: Cherry Jam

How To: Cherry Jam

I hope you enjoyed our discussion on pectin and jams/jellies on Tuesday.  I am excited to share some of my favorite jam recipes with you, most of which will be Advanced Plan approved!  If you have a tried and true jam or jelly recipe to share that you love, please share it with me!  I…

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Natural Cleaning Week: All My Favorites!

Natural Cleaning Week: All My Favorites!

I’m back!  And happy to be!  Hope you all enjoyed the beautiful weekend!  It was sunny, hot, and not humid (for a change) here in Charlotte.  Family tells me the midwest and upper east coast were likewise.  Hope you had some outdoor fun before returning to the regular schedule on Monday morning.  :) I’ve got…

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Natural Cleaning Week: Tub & Tile

Natural Cleaning Week: Tub & Tile

We’re winding down our week of Natural Cleaning Tips.  I’ve got to say, the question I get emailed most often when it comes to natural cleaning is how do you do your bathrooms without chemicals??  Okay, I’ll share my secrets with you…  And yes, it is completely possible to eliminate soap scum and moldy build…

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Natural Cleaning Week: Carpets & Stains

Natural Cleaning Week: Carpets & Stains

We’re talking carpets and stains today, as part of the 22 Day Spring Clean Challenge.  I am almost finished with my 22 Days…just two more left!  Where are you at???  I challenge you to take a read through the list and start your own countdown to a spring clean home NATURALLY!  And that’s what this…

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Natural Cleaning Week: All Purpose & Floors

Natural Cleaning Week: All Purpose & Floors

It’s still Natural Cleaning Week, where I am sharing my personal all-natural cleaning methods and recipes with you in response to the 22 Day Spring Clean Challenge.  Today I’ll be sharing my two all-purpose cleaning sprays and floor cleaning solutions.  I’ve even got a great regimen for hardwood floors, so stick around and read on!…

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Natural Cleaning Week: Wood Furniture Polish

Natural Cleaning Week: Wood Furniture Polish

In my home growing up, we used lemon scented spray like Pledge or Endust to clean and shine our wooden furniture.  I know now that those cans of cleaner are toxic.  These types of spray furniture cleaners contain petroleum, silicone, paraffin and kerosene which are used to make it seem like they are cleaning and…

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