All Entries For green living

20 Ways to Show the Earth Some Love

What have you done for the planet lately? If you've been more of a taker than a giver, Earth Day is the perfect time to turn over a new leaf and give the planet some props.
Posted 4/19/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 7 comments   7,797 views
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Fun & Functional Gardening Gear for Spring

Whether you want to start your first flower bed or expand the number of veggies you grow this year, now is the time to take stock of your tools and see what you need.
Posted 4/3/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 22 comments   30,805 views
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15 Easy Ways to Go Green on the Cheap

Recycle. Ride your bike. Switch your light bulbs. Tired of the same old green advice? Try these real-world tips to make a real difference without putting a dent in your wallet.
Posted 4/22/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 126 comments   42,675 views
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The No-More-Excuses Guide to Vegetable Gardening

Think growing your own fruits and veggies is too hard, time consuming, or labor intensive? Think again. Whatever your excuse, we're busting it here!
Posted 4/23/2012  9:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 82 comments   20,767 views
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My 7 Best Green Beauty Tips

With Earth Day just around the corner, I thought I would share my favorite green beauty tips with you! Your skin and Mother Earth will thank you!
Posted 4/19/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 45 comments   24,187 views
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Reusable Bags May be Hazardous to Your Health

What's good for the planet is often good for your health, but a new study found that reusable shopping bags could be downright dangerous!
Posted 6/30/2010  7:14:47 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 286 comments   30,760 views
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Free Reusable Bag Offer from the SparkPeople Store

Find out how you can get a free SparkPeople grocery tote with this limited time offer!
Posted 4/22/2010  6:28:26 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 31 comments   15,232 views
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Poll: Do You Grow Any of Your Own Food?

Are you as excited for gardening season as we are? Tell us about your garden plot!
Posted 4/16/2010  7:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 366 comments   24,137 views
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Should You Be Planning a Victory Garden?

Simple ideas to help you plan a victory-type garden for your family.
Posted 3/1/2010  1:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 171 comments   19,531 views
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3 Creative Ways to Use Your Garden Surplus

Ideas you may not have thought of to use your garden surplus this summer if you are short on time or storage space.
Posted 7/2/2009  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 54 comments   12,776 views
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10 Reasons to Spend Your Food Dollars at a Farmers Market

Embracing the bounty of the summer harvest season is a great way to help turn your weight-loss journey into a permanent healthy lifestyle.
Posted 6/29/2009  12:06:48 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 147 comments   18,322 views
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6 Reasons to Visit a Pick-Your-Own Farm this Summer

One simple way to save money and get better flavor and nutrition out of your food is to pick your own! It's never been so easy--or fun--to eat healthy!
Posted 6/12/2009  11:46:49 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 171 comments   21,636 views
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Will You Ride Your Bike to Work This Friday?

SELF magazine is celebrating National Bike Month this May by showing how bicycling can slim you down, save you money and safeguard the environment.
Posted 5/13/2009  5:50:02 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 201 comments   9,671 views
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Quick Tips: Home Remedies That Save the Day

Find out which home remedies really work when you're feeling under the weather.
Posted 11/6/2008  7:08:16 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 85 comments   14,379 views
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The Great Debate Over Plastic Water Bottles

Plastic water bottles and their potential health risks are a hot topic in the news these days. How do you know if you’re at risk? Is it really something to be concerned about?
Posted 10/1/2008  4:39:33 PM By: Jen Mueller : 107 comments   13,722 views
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