Just a few years ago, kale was a background decoration on the local salad bar, now it’s the trendiest food to ever hit the market. Everyone is singing its praises – from doctors to chefs to farmers to athletes. It’s a nutritional powerhouse, tastes great, costs very
My husband and I both grew up around animals. My family had cats, his family had cats, dogs, and birds; basically, we both love animals and love having a few running around. We currently have two awesome cats, and are looking forward to adding a dog to the mix. This weekend we’ll be g
Every time I go to a bath and beauty store, I wonder why anyone would pay, $20, $30, $40 or even more for facial toner. It’s one of the simplest things to make and the variations are endless. You can switch it up based on the time of year and how dry/oily your skin is, or just b
About This Sister Eden Short Here are 7 easy tips for saving water that won’t cost you a thing AND will help you save money on your water bill! Tips for Saving Water Here are the tips I referenced in the video as well as some bonus information! Tip #1 – When brushing your teeth, fill up a glass of water for rinsing If you let water run while brushing your teeth, you can waste 5 gallons of water. This is based on the average faucet flowing at 2.5 gallons per minute and that den
About This Sister Eden Short Save money and time when doing laundry AND reduce our dependency on oil. Tips Wear Clothes Again and Again If your clothes aren’t visibly dirty or smelly, wear them again! And again! People really do this! In fact, the CEO of Levi Strauss and Co. suggests you not wash your jeans and clothing designer Tommy Hilfiger goes months without washing his! I probably wear my jeans about 10 to 30 times before washing them. Which explains why the amount of laundry
About This Sister Eden Short Save money when traveling by follow these 4 easy travel tips. Tips Tip #1 – Pack your own food and water When grocery shopping the week before your trip, load up on bulk snacks and then place those in reusable bags like Lunchskins. Bring reusable water bottles filled with water and when you get to a rest stop, refill at a water fountain or at a beverage fountain. If flying, be sure your bottles are empty before going through Security, and then refill at the ot
Where we live, people are really involved politically. I mean REALLY involved. Leading up to our last primary one week ago, every third house seemed to have multiple campaign signs in the front yard. So what do people do with these campaign signs after the election is over? I f
When you bring home new pillow cases and other bedding from the store, turn the plastic cases that once held the bedding and and linens into a makeup bag! Follow me on Twitter @Sister_Eden to see all of my #GreenTips each week!