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Micaela
Minneapolis, MN
Green living from the homefront...served up with a healthy dose of reality.
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Score! Love vintage finds like that! Wish I knew where to get a couple for myself...
Toggle Commented Apr 17, 2013 on look what i found in palm springs... at Oh Joy!
Sometimes I wish we had an official composter. We do the big heap in the backyard. It's behind a tree but there are times when it looks pretty bad - especially right now as the snow is beginning to melt and all the food scraps from the winter are out in the open. Fortunately we don't have to worry about bears! :)
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I'm moving my blog to Wordpress! I hope you'll join me there - I can't wait to show you around! Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2013 at Mindful Momma
Wow Maria - 3 weeks without sweets? I'm impressed! Best of luck with your green living goals! ​
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The minute my boys get home from school, they always want a "sweet snack", which usual means a couple of cookies or maybe a piece of candy if they have some from a holiday or special occasion. After dinner it's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2013 at Mindful Momma
Yep, you definitely don't want the smell and the fruit flies. Thanks for stopping by Martha! ​
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Sounds like these pom-poms will be perfect for cheering at a soccer game! Thank for stopping by Holly! ​
Toggle Commented Mar 7, 2013 on How to Make a Yarn Pom-Pom at Mindful Momma
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Has the green bucket held up for you Tiffany? Mine did for a few years actually but when the handle broke, it was done for. :) ​
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I'm in the mood for a giveaway. How about you? Conscious Box, one of my favorite monthly product subscription services, has just relauched their website, making it easy for users to rate and purchase the green & health focused products... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Mindful Momma
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Raise your hand if technology and "screen" time for kids is an issue at your house? Yep, that's what I thought! Technology comes at our kids in so many ways - cell phones, laptops, tablets, game consoles, television....they truly are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Mindful Momma
Glad to hear that the gallon jugs work for you Stacey. Way to repurpose!! ​
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Kiersten - how often do you have to dump yours? You must have a lot of food scraps with all the cooking you do!
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Good luck finding the right compost bucket Kristina! I thought the ceramic ones looked nice but I was a little worried about durability. ​
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Lori - yes the simplehuman bucket has came with 2 filters and you can buy more on Amazon. I hope yours works out for you! ​
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Lori - yes the simplehuman bucket has came with 2 filters and you can buy more on Amazon. I hope yours works out for you! ​
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Lori - yes the simplehuman bucket has came with 2 filters and you can buy more on Amazon. I hope yours works out for you! ​
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Lori - yes the simplehuman bucket has came with 2 filters and you can buy more on Amazon. I hope yours works out for you! ​
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Yes, I agree Anne - I think many girls would like them too! Like I said in the post, I hate to make assumptions about gender differences but I do know that a lot of boys like these types of crafts and activities! ​
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2013 on 5 Craft Kits That Boys Will Dig at Mindful Momma
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Thanks Letitia! I just checked out your blog too - looks great! ​
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2013 on The Organic Mom at Mindful Momma
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Thanks Letitia! I just checked out your blog too - looks great!
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2013 on The Organic Mom at Mindful Momma
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LOL - the digging for dinos kit was a big messy - but that's life with boys for ya!! ​
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2013 on 5 Craft Kits That Boys Will Dig at Mindful Momma
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Thanks Alicia! You should try making them sometime! ​
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2013 on DIY Felted Sweater Coasters at Mindful Momma
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It was time. The trusty, green, plastic compost bucket that lived under my sink for many years had to go. For months, I dealt with the cracked top rim but when the handle snapped off completely (showering my legs with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2013 at Mindful Momma
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All this talk about fostering imagination in your kids has got me thinking about arts & crafts projects. My youngest son is 8 years old and still loves to do crafts (see him proudly holding up a dragon puppet he... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at Mindful Momma
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There's nothing quite like the gift of imagination. Not only does it inspire us to try new things and use the right side of our brains but it gives us a happy sense of possibility. When I free my mind... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at Mindful Momma