Can you believe that it's almost Thanksgiving? This beautiful fall holiday is full of gratitude for God's gifts of family, friends, and of course food. Delicious, homemade, turkey, stuffing, yams, and of course pie. (Can't forget the pie!) But did you know that in addition to all the yummy goodness it brings, Thanksgiving is also one of the biggest food waste events of the year? Americans literally toss tons of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and more into the trash each year. As ... Read More about Thanksgiving Meal Planning Tips to Avoid Food Waste
Have you tried wool dryer balls in your laundry yet? They are affordable, eco-friendly and eliminate the need for fabric softeners and dryer sheets. I have been using them for several years and I have to say, they do a great job! In this post, I hope to answer your top dryer ball questions, so you never have to ask the question "what's a dryer ball" again! What are Wool Dryer Balls? Wool dryer balls are exactly what you would expect, balls made from 100% wool yarn. Once the balls ... Read More about What are Laundry Dryer Balls and Do They Work?
July 25, 2018 marked the 50th Anniversary of Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humane Vitae which translates to "On Human Life." Like few others, this document stirred-up the world in argument over the "rightness" and "wrongness" of the sexual revolution —and the feud continues from all sides, including from inside the Church itself in regards to authentic Christian sexuality. Family Planning or Prudish Priests? But the questions are still valid. Did the Pope get the teaching on birth control and ... Read More about Did Humanae Vitae Get It Right or Is The Church Wrong On Human Sexuality?
If you live in an area like me where the seasons change and take us from hot, to cold, to rain to snow (sometimes all in one week) having clothes suitable for the weather is a must. But, how do we manage our closet, our budget, and still remain eco-friendly? As a mom with three growing boys of my own, I know, the struggle is real. That’s why I’ve been considering the benefits of buying gently used clothing through online consignment sites. Online consignment shops are a huge thing right now. ... Read More about Three Online Consignment Sites You Need to Try
Do green eco-friendly products really work? Have you considered trying a new “green” product or DIY recipe and wonder if it’s worth your money and if it will even work? Yeah, me too! A lot of the time, they are a great idea and worth every penny, but at other times, we give it a try and find out it was a waste of both time and money! So how do you know which one is which? How do you decide if it’s worth trying or skipping? Sadly sometimes we just can't know. But, if you’re on the ... Read More about 5 Green Products to Forget & 5 You Can’t Live Without