This Valentine’s Day, pledge to show your love to someone (or yourself!) day by ditching the toxic cleaning supplies! And when you do, you’ll be automatically entered to win a huge MightyNest giveaway: Three lucky winners will each receive over $100 worth of green cleaning supplies–and on top of that, MightyNest will donate $50 to the school of each winner’s choosing!
Since Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and a lot of people have found my blog since I originally published this in November 2011, I thought I’d bring it back to the top of the stack and share it with you today. I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving, filled with love, family, friends, gratitude…and garlic.
Let’s say we fill a pint glass with water, or about 16 ounces. Now, foolishly enough, add 5 grams of butter to that glass. Delicious.
I have a rule about unprocessed food: Whatever I buy gets eaten twice. The ripe figs dazzle me in my yogurt this morning, topped with toasted walnuts and honey. The rest will appear as tomorrow’s appetizer, broiled with goat cheese. My roasted chicken makes an elegant dinner, and then I shred the remains for salad the next day. It sounds rather gourmet, doesn’t it? But I haven’t planned it that way.
Having a well-organized kitchen will help you sooooooo much in carrying out your challenge. Hopefully you’ll be spending a lot of time in your kitchen during the month, so let’s start by turning it into an organized space you’ll love.
Two years ago, I took it upon myself to create a new family tradition at Thanksgiving. It’s a simple one, and it integrates remarkably easily into our Thanksgiving Meal. Read on to find out what it is!
Now, I don’t think one Lunchable is going to put anyone’s health over the edge, but please tell me we can all agree this is not what we should be feeding our children on a weekly basis. So let me leave you with some similar, much better alternatives that you can make at home!
Before you can change your habits, it helps tremendously to understand how habits work. Charles Duhigg, in his terrific book, The Power of Habit, describes it as a cycle with three distinct steps: the Cue, the Routine, and the Reward.