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14 ways to green your fitness & weight loss

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So, you want to be green and eco-friendly as well as wanting to exercise or lose weight.
Did you know that both can go hand in hand?
The old thought that you have to go to a gym to get in shape doesn’t apply any more.

You can read the full article here

May
26
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Free reusable bag at Target today

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Hmmm I had no clue!
until I went to Super Target in Davie and at checkout, the cashier put everything in this big reusable bag!

I jokingly told my bestest friend Julie, that since I am easily entertained that I’d go home and blog about it
so….here I am!
After searching, I did find …

Apr
17
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Does God want us to be green?

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Do you love the environment?
Do you want your voice to be heard about green issues?
If so, I want to come together with you on this project.
I’m writing a book, “Does God Want Us To Be Green?”, and present this invitation for you to take part as a contributing writer.
Contributing writers …

Apr
9
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The “green thing” back in the day

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A friend of mine, Tammy Lance forwarded this to me.
Not sure of the original source but love the message and wanted to share.
We just had Earth Hour where people turn off all appliances, electrical devices for an hour.
It’s been debated if this is a warm & fuzzy attempt where people …

Apr
9
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Day 12 of 31 Days of Gratitude

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Today’s day 12 of 31 Days of Gratitude.
Today I’m grateful for actors/actresses who make a difference in the world.
Yes, there are many but today I want to mention Ian Somerhalder and IS Foundation.
(yes, maybe it’s because he is hot on Vampire Diaries, but he is also making a difference and …

Mar
17
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Does God Want Us To Be Green? book project

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“Does God Want Us To Be Green?” Book Project

Do you love the environment?
Do you want your voice to be heard about green issues?
If so, I want to come together with you on this project.
I’m writing a book, “Does God Want Us To Be Green?”, and present this invitation for you …

Mar
3
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What I’m doing & want to do

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I’m taking this time to quickly (hopefully I wont start to ramble & make this as short as possible) explain what all I’m doing and what I want to do.
Reason I’m doing this, as you can tell I have varied topics on this blog and my sites.
This post will explain …

Feb
1
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Hip Green Deals

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I’m helping with the Green and Clean Mom blog tour.

Introducing a new site offering some great hip eco deals!

HipGreenDeals.com is a daily deal website that is helping women accessorize themselves with fresh, eco-friendly finds such as jewelry, bags, and body care at 40-80% off retail. HipGreenDeals.com caters to women across …

Aug
24
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Filter for Good Blog

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ahhhhhhhhhhhh thanks to Stefani at TeensyGreen for tagging me…so here I am…..

To answer the question “how will i filter for good”
1)I’ll continue container gardening
2)I’ll keep buying locally
3)I’ll keep living by example and helping others realize they can make small changes which add up to big benefits by posting daily green …

Apr
21
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Container Gardening update

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Ok, as previously promised here are updated pics of the patio garden.
Running out of room on the patio!
I used 100% recycled plastic containers to grow a lot of the flowers and veggies in, as well as Earth Box and Stack & Grow systems.
So as you’ll see I have a lot …

Apr
14
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Featured in Sun Sentinel

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Can read it in full here
or here:
I was featured today in The Sun Sentinel’s Green Insert.
I tried to locate it online but haven’t found the article yet so here’s an image of it.
Click on it to open full size in new window.

Apr
5
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Eco Tuesday: Z Boards

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zBoards… I just love these products from waybasics.com
Quoted from waybasics.com
zBoards are created through a patented, proprietary process that’s revolutionized paperboard manufacturing. Developing this process took more than 10 years, and it combines techniques of plywood craftsmanship, paperboard composition, and furniture manufacturing. It leads to extremely sturdy yet lightweight boards that …

Mar
3
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Eco Tuesday: Going Tankless

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People are talking about tankless water heaters.
Facts: Instead of wasting power to keep 30 gallons (or whatever size your tank is) of water hot all day , tankless heaters only heat water when you need it, like Air Source Heat Pumps they are very beneficial and convenient to have at …

Feb
24
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Container Gardening

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When you’re stuck in an apartment where do you grow veggies?
In containers/pots/planters, that’s where.
Yesterday I was happy to find some long planters that were made from 100% recycled product so that was cool and even cooler was they were 1/2 the price of the others that weren’t recycled materials!

I planted …

Feb
22
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Leases to drill oil and gas cancelled

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Three articles all on Obama’s decision to cancel the drilling leases and save the 130,000 acres:
Obama Overturns Lame-duck Leases
Bush-era energy drilling leases in Utah canceled
Bold Action by Department of Interior Halts Leasing of Utah Wilderness

I remember going to some of the places that may have disappeared if the drilling leases …

Feb
11
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Eco Tuesday: Green Valentine’s Day

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February 14th, Valentine’s Day, is quickly approaching.

It’s a day for love.
Here are some interesting stats about Valentine’s Day:
~~25% of card sales are for Valentine’s…consider sending an ecard instead to be green or making your own.
~~over 36 million heart shaped boxes of candy are sold for Valentine’s…consider sending organic chocolate.
~~10% of …

Feb
10
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Eco Tuesday: Handwash or Dishwasher

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Interesting article at tree hugger outlining all the details of hand washing dishes vs using a dishwasher. You may be surprised at the results of their findings.

Citra Dish Soap is good for when you need to quickly hand wash a few items.

Seventh Generation dishwasher detergent is a good one to …

Jan
27
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Eco Tuesday: Air Filters

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The Austin Pet Air Cleaner is a must have for anyone who has pets in their homes. You may not realize the pet odor, dander or dust that’s floating around in your home because you’ve become accustomed to it. However, your guests surely notice when they walk in and get …

Jan
20
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Eco Tuesday: The Green Parent

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It’s a thrill to announce that The Green Parent has a new book coming out…The Green Teen: The Eco-Friendly Teen’s Guide to Saving the Planet. I know myself and my daughter, Trendy Diva are anxiously waiting for the book release!
Jenn Savedge is the author of The Green Parent: A Kid-Friendly …

Jan
13
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Eco Tuesday: Wind Energy

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Wind Energy:
Wind energy systems generate electrical energy by capturing the power using wind turbines or windmills.
From eia.doe.gov:
Since ancient times, people have harnessed the winds energy. Over 5,000 years ago, the ancient Egyptians used wind to sail ships on the Nile River. Later, people built windmills to grind wheat and other …

Jan
6
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