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 As summer has gone into full swing, it already appears to be flying by.  Most times, we don't even know where it goes.  We have put together some ways to navigate summer, while also making the most of it. * Rest, Sleep, and Unwind Whether vacationing or not, allow the free time for your brain to settle into the calmness it needs to wander and spark creativity,  Schedule stillness and downtime into your summer lifestyle.  You never know what summer ideas will spark those fall adventures. * Soak up Nature  The season allows great opportunity to disconnect from technology and...

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The traveling season is upon us!  It's an important reminder to us that the practice of taking breaks from our normalcy is part of what gives us the continued energy for a lifetime of momentum.  The ability and time taken to travel gives our lives color and our minds perspective.  Expanding our horizons allows for greater creativity and tolerances that ultimately positively impact our home communities as well. We love traveling and want you to love it too, but sometimes the preparation feels like a grueling task.  Here are some simple and easy travel hacks to implement to make packing...

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Baby Products, Less Better -

Babies don't need the amount of products that we have come to believe they need and what they do need is the same that we all need - pure and simple ingredients.

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Less Better, Natural Laundry Care, Soap Nuts -

I've been reading about soap nuts for a while now.  After a long winter, I finally have my hands on some.  Meet Sapindus mukorossi, also called Reetha fruits, and known as Indian Soapberries, Wash Nuts, or Soap Nuts. These berries have been used for centuries in India to clean and wash as they contains secretions called saponins.  Saponins are what make all soaps work, in that they will bind to both water particles and dirt oils to basically make them water soluble allowing them to be washed away.  These Saponins make these dried fruits a wonderful, natural detergent for washing the...

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spring cleaning -

Spring is always a time where we emerge from the cold winter into the outdoors.  Whether it's a social cue, or some primitive biologic drive, we tend to take this time to assess our nests.  Our motivation to clean and organize our spaces peaks during this time of year as we welcome in the sunshine and fresh air with the highest hopes for the upcoming season. Spring is a great time to create new habits and intentions and a perfect time to walk a new path.  We think it's a great time to combine the desire to clean and create...

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