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homemade apple cider vinegar

Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar Recipe Every fall, my family and I go to the Ellijay Apple Festival in North Georgia! It’s such a fun time of the year. We enjoy watching the clogging performances, eating all the fall treats, and checking out handmade local crafts and art. Of course, we always come home with heaps[…]

zero waste dog
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zero waste dog care

 Zero Waste Dog Care Tips! My pup, Polly, became part of the family before I started on my  low waste, eco friendly journey nearly five years ago! And even though I’ve been working to reduce our household waste for years now, I still continue to struggle with zero waste dog care. There are some aspects[…]

vegan veggie curry recipe
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vegan veggie curry recipe

Vegan Veggie Curry Recipe I know a lot of people assume eating a plant based diet means boring salads and carrot sticks, but let me tell you, there are lots of really delicious, hearty vegan recipes out there. This vegan veggie curry recipe is the perfect example! This recipe is one of my family’s absolute[…]

zero waste gift wrapping
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zero waste gift wrapping

Zero Waste Gift Wrapping It’s that time of year! I absolutely love the holiday season. I love baking Christmas cookies, decorating the house, and listening to Christmas music! However, I know this season is notorious for being wasteful.  According to the EPA, “between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, American household waste increases by more than[…]

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vegan collard greens and rice recipe

It started with a bundle of collard greens my sister grew in our garden that we share. Of course, I hunted on Pinterest for a delicious recipe to prepare using the beautiful collards she grew. I chose the first recipe I found that wasn’t southern style collard greens, because let’s face it, I’ve eaten that dish plenty[…]