31 Resolutions

31 Days of Resolutions Update

April 1, 2013

Well, the first quarter of the year is behind us and I thought I would take a post to check in on the progress that I have been making on my 31 Days of Resolutions series in January. I have had a very busy start to the year, but I am making progress in most […]

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Choosing Companies Who Give Back

January 31, 2013

My final resolution for the month and for my financial goals is to seek out companies who give back. Choosing to purchase from  companies such as these can help to benefit non-profit programs and encourage community building. One such company is Seeds of Change. We have been patrons of Seeds of Change for a few […]

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Finish this Quilt!

January 30, 2013

This late in the day post is brought to you by the current nap strike that Tomato is taking this week. Maybe finishing this quilt for her, which I started over two years ago, will bring that midday nap back. This is my final crafting resolution of the year. I loved the class that I […]

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Tuesday Greens #18: Longview Locavores

January 29, 2013

Welcome to Tuesday Greens #18! As we are heading towards February this week, I wanted to let you know some more about the Longview Center of Agriculture’s Locavore Challenge. Longview is located in Collegeville, PA and has 120 acres of organically and sustainably farmed land. They are a section of Greener Partners and they produce […]

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Sugar Baby eBook Review

January 28, 2013

It’s the final Monday in January, so that makes this the final cooking resolution of 2013. My last cooking goal to share is to do more baking. Last week, I mentioned that I want to utilize my cookbooks more and that includes my ebooks. One of these is  Sugar Baby by Gesine Bullock-Prado. She is […]

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Ology Review: New Walgreens Products

January 27, 2013

If trying to find green alternatives to your everyday household products is one of your New Year’s Resolutions, then Ology is worth a try. Ology is the new green line from Walgreens, which is also available at Duane Reade. Our neighborhood Walgreens all have it available on their shelves. The containers are made from 100% […]

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Tackling the DIY Blog Critique

January 26, 2013

Part of my goals for this blog this year is to do Melissa Culbertson’s  DIY Blog Critique. I am anxious to dive into it and really think about how I have everything laid out over here, see where I am going and reflect on what I have done so far. If you notice some design […]

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How to Send More Letters in the Mail

January 25, 2013

I used to be one of those insanely punctual, Emily Post folks who was really good at sending a thank you note in under two weeks from receiving a gift. Having an active toddler and a house to take care of seems to have thrown a wrench in my system, but one of my 2013 […]

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H2O at Home Personal Care Review

January 24, 2013

Earlier this week, I spoke about H2O at Home‘s Household Cleaning Chiffonnettes and Natural Clay Powder Scrub. The reusable chiffonnettes are not on eco-friendly, but they are also economical. Not having to buy paper towels to help with cleaning around the house can help to save a lot of money. One area in which I […]

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Acknowledging and Finishing Knitting UFOs

January 23, 2013

My big knitting goal for 2013 is to finish any Unfinished Objects (or UFOs for the non-knitters). I have an array of UFOs that have accumulated over the years. One of the things that I have been working on is trying to finish what I have started with my house projects and craft projects. So, […]

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