Gardening: Maintaining Your Garden Bed

This is the second part of an indeterminate series on gardening. See Part 1 here: Gardening: Preparing Your New Garden Bed It has been one month since we laid out some basic methods of preparing a garden bed, including planting it out. Waiting is the Hardest Part The first year we gardened in our current home, …

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Sluggish Cognitive Tempo

I really love writing light and positive posts on here. That's the person that I try to be in my day to day life, so that's what I like to share with others. Mr. AJ, on the other hand, loves a good argument, so I usually leave the more confrontational posts to him. But there …

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Trees and Water Conservation: Do They Help or Hinder?

I assume you’ve heard that water is an increasingly precious resource; that supplies of fresh water are shrinking, and that it is vitally important to find a solution for future generations. Some of our favorite missions focus on providing or improving access to clean water for communities with shrinking or insufficient access. All life on …

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Healthy Home: Homemade Laundry Detergent

A few years back, when we were just starting our path to better health and more natural living, I had a very uncomfortable and itchy allergic reaction to a popular scented fabric softener sheet. It took us a couple of tries to figure out what product was actually causing my reaction, but when we did …

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