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Monthly Archives: December, 2011

Food Finds: Mary’s Gone Crackers

Mary’s Gone Crackers is one of those products I would normally avoid like the plague at the store. It’s wheat free, gluten free, vegan, organic and kosher–basically devoid of all … Continue reading

December 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Stock in the Slow Cooker-Practically Free

I recently learned a trick that has me making my own stocks on a regular basis–making them in the slow cooker. Before I found this trick, I never made my … Continue reading

December 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Featured Blog: The Consumerist

The Consumerist is definitely in my top 5 list as far as blogs go. I’ve been reading it forever. It’s run by The Consumer Reports family. It’s a consumer affairs blog with … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Cool Tool- Columbia Multi-Tool

Last year, at our families Dirty Santa gift exchange, I won a cool little multi-tool from Columbia sporting goods. I left it in the trunk of my husband’s car for … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

30 Day Thrifty Challenge @ True Food Movement

One of my recent blog gem finds,  True Food Movement, is doing something really cool. Lisa Johnson, one of the blog’s writers is challenging herself to a Thirty day thrifty … Continue reading

December 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

No More Cable-And Life is Good: One Year Later

A little more than a year ago, I wrote a post about how we got rid of cable when we moved a year-and-a-half-ago. As of last December, it was going … Continue reading

December 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Round-Up: Natural Cleaning Series

Revisit my four part natural cleaning series: Reviews of commercially available natural cleaning products: http://www.eathomelive.com/2011/01/natural-cleaning-natural-commercial.html The science behind baking soda: http://www.eathomelive.com/2011/01/natural-cleaning-science-behind-baking.html The science behind Borax http://www.eathomelive.com/2011/01/natural-cleaning-science-behind-borax.html The science behind vinegar:http://www.eathomelive.com/2011/01/natural-cleaning-science-behind-vinegar.html

December 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

My New Year’s Day Soup Tradition

Since New Year’s is coming up, I wanted to re-share the recipe for my delicious black-eyed pea soup. It covers all of the bases with the traditional good luck ingredients … Continue reading

December 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen.

I am a huge fan of organic produce. Much of it tastes better. In some studies, it has been shown to be more nutritious. And, you don’t have to worry … Continue reading

December 28, 2011 · Leave a comment