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Everyday Ways to Make Earth Day Every Day

In my family, I’m referred to, ever so lovingly, as “the hippie dippie whack doodle.” Between bouts of meatlessness to countless retail boycotts, I’ve built a reputation for myself. If you told my family that I’d chained myself to a tree in protest of deforestation, they’d probably believe you.   Realistically, though, I’m not a […]

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Clearing the Clutter

My neighbor is a miracle worker. Like a legit miracle worker. Let me explain. Whenever I go into her house, which is a lot, it always looks so nice and it makes me feel calm. I know that sounds weird but stick with me. I don’t have a designing bone in my body. So I […]

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Your Mechanic

This post was sponsored by Your Mechanic, however opinions belong to the writer.      I admit, I’ve allowed my car’s oil light to be ignored for far too long. I don’t know much about cars, but I know that this isn’t smart. And yet, it’s something that I’ve been doing with much more frequency in recent […]

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See Ya, Suburbs!

A few months ago, my husband and I did something drastic: we sold our home in the suburbs, got rid of half our stuff, and moved into a small two-bedroom apartment in the middle of the city. The reasons for doing so ranged from not wanting to do yard work anymore, wanting to be able […]

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Why I Make My Bed

My mom always makes her bed.  For as long as I can remember, she always has. I never understood why. It seemed silly to me to spend time and energy doing something that would be so quickly undone. So, once I was living on my own, I never made my bed and that habit lasted […]

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Lets Talk Laundry

Let’s Talk Laundry

KCMB received compensation in exchange for this post; however, opinions are those of the writer.Talking about laundry doesn’t usually get me very excited… in fact, I’d rather talk about most anything else. Can I confess something? Lately I’ve kinda been wishing people would bring up laundry in everyday conversation.  Something’s wrong with me. Maybe this […]

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The Toy Intervention

We’ve all seen the mess, stepped on Barbie shoes, bought the fancy containers, and we’ve all spitefully vacuumed up Legos. I woke up one day and noticed that my house had disappeared under piles, mountains, and containers of crap…er…I mean, wonderfully educational toys! I realized quickly that all of the hard work and effort that […]

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10 Ways to Fail at Doing Laundry

Everybody wants to share a little (complicated) secret on how to succeed, organize and conquer those mundane household chores. Not me. I want you to feel good about failing. Doing the laundry can be downright heinous and a real cuss word. I want you to know that you’re not alone. We’ve all mildewed towels. THE […]

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