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11 Easy Garden Plants for Better Health & Summer Savings

garden

Rising food prices and a growing recognition of the importance of fresh food has spiked interest in home gardening. Seed companies are enjoying sales growth, which isn’t surprising when the Burpee Seed Co. estimates $50 in seeds and fertilizer can save a family $1,000 at the grocery store. To help you save money at the grocery store, we’ve featured easy ... Read More »

3 One-Dish Meals You Have to Make this Year

Ceramcor

If you are a known foodie or home cook to your family and friends, chances are you found some cooking related presents under the tree this year. Among my new cutting board and veggie spiralizer, one kitchen present has stood out. Santa brought me a ceramic baking dish on Christmas, and I’ve been obsessed with finding new ways to use ... Read More »

Slow Carb Lasagne Recipe on Fit & Awesome

slow carb lasagne

I’m continuing on my blog tour around the Internet posting my favorite original recipes. This week, I published my slow carb lasagne on Fit & Awesome. Trust me, you don’t want to miss out on bookmarking this one! I tell you the secret to my best homemade meat sauce!! I use this meat sauce for this slow carb lasagne, regular ... Read More »

10 Key Areas to Check Before You Buy a Home

home inspection

Buying a new home can be an exciting – and stressful – time. It seems like there’s so many things to think about when searching for that perfect property that go beyond the basics of location and style. If you are working with an experienced real estate agent, he or she can help point out potential problems that could pop ... Read More »

45 Subscription Boxes You Need to Discover

Graze Subscription Box

As a homeowner, you understand the struggle for balance. Between work, family activities and the general busyness of life, finding a way to add in a little convenience is always a positive. One way I’ve found to simplify my life while adding some fun surprises to my day is through subscription boxes. Available in multiple forms – from health and beauty items to kids toys to ... Read More »

20 Tips to Deep Clean Your Kitchen

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The kitchen is, quite often, the hub of the home. Unfortunately, it also tends to be a hub for dirt, grease, slime, crumbs, particles and germs. Cleaning the kitchen can seem overwhelming at times, especially if the dirt has built up over time and across various surfaces and appliances. Heck, it can seem daunting even if it is a regular, ... Read More »

Tips To Make Your Barbeque Healthier (Without Sacrificing Taste)

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Fall is just around the corner, bringing with it picnics, barbeques and time spent cooking on the grill. If you’re a self-proclaimed gill-master, chances are you already started digging out your favorite grill tools and “Kiss the Cook” apron in preparation. While it might not be possible for you to grill a more succulent steak or a more perfect, juicy burger, ... Read More »

Easy Black Bean Recipe on Live Half Full

recipe with black beans

Hi friends! Today I posted on Katie’s lovely blog Live Half Full. Katie lives in the Chicagoland area and has quite an interesting past (she was a member of Team USA’s synchronized figure skating<–How cool is that!). Katie was sweet enough to let me post on her blog one of my favorite, easy dishes that I make whenever I don’t ... Read More »

Roasted Red Pepper Quiche with Goat Cheese

recipes with basil and red peppers

Raise Your Glass to the First of Many Healthy Recipes! Today I’d like to introduce a new section of this blog — the recipe section! I (Alicia) don’t just want to give you the means to make improvements to your home, but I’d like to share how you can live a fun and healthy life inside that home. I love ... Read More »

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