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What Everyone Can Learn From Lent

“That’s that Catholic thing.”  “You’re Catholic, right?  What did you give up for Lent?”  “You know, you’ve got something on your forehead.” For many people, Lent is that thing that Catholics (those weird people) do before Easter. It has something … Continue reading

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Weddings and Marriage? Not exactly the same thing.

I caught myself looking at wedding pictures online again.  It’s a guilty pleasure of mine.  Something about the dreamy, gorgeous pictures of two people happy and in love…and this made me really think about the way our society views relationships, … Continue reading

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Product Spotlight: Seventh Generation

One of the easiest ways to green our purchasing choices is to buy products made by Seventh Generation.  They make cleaning products, laundry detergent, trash bags, paper towels, napkins, tampons, and baby products.  According to The Better World Shopping Guide, … Continue reading

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It’s the principle of the thing

Please enjoy this latest update on how female legislators are fighting back: The debate these days isn’t about pro-life or pro-choice.  It’s about a man’s ability to tell a woman what to do. Yes, abortion and contraception are moral and … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning (Part 3)

Okay.  I’ll flatter myself for a moment and think that you’ve read my previous posts.  Perhaps you’ve changed which products you use to clean, and maybe you’ve even started to declutter a small corner of your home.  But there’s yet … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning (part two)

Here’s a link to a great article on the Whole Living website about decluttering your home.  I know that every time I move, or even pack for a trip, I ask myself “Where did all this stuff come from?”  I’ve … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Internet Makeover

1. Stop using Internet Explorer, Hotmail, and Bing.  (Again, because of The Better World Shopping Guide.) 2. Download Mozilla Firefox for free here or download Google Chrome for free here. 3. Set your default search engine to GoodSearch.  I absolutely … Continue reading

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The Makeover, part 1

Makeovers are a popular theme in today’s society, where a person is turned into a (hopefully) better version of themselves.  I’m going to propose a new twist on the makeover, using The Better World Shopping Guide as a guide.  Why?  Because … Continue reading

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Purchasing Power

One only needs to turn on the television, read the newspaper, or look at their Facebook newsfeed to know that there are a lot of disgruntled people in the United States.  Whether you’re angry because the President wants everyone to … Continue reading

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Introduction

With everything going on in the world, it seems that there is little cause to hope at times.  As Yeats wrote, “Things fall apart; the center cannot hold.”  The global economy is rapidly plummeting, at least in the Western hemisphere.  … Continue reading

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