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Recycle With Style: DIY Upcycled Mason Jars

Add style to your mason jars!

You’d be pleasantly surprised at how much time and money you can save by shopping in your recycling bin. Many of us will feel inspired to purchase storage containers to keep small items in, such as: rice, cotton balls, buttons, pencils, markers, kitchen utensils and other mini trinkets, especially after we see a beautifully structured room on Pinterest or showcased in a magazine.

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Hemp Desserts

Indulge in Superfood hemp seed desserts!

You don’t have to be a hippie to love hemp. Recently making it’s presence known as a superfood, hemp is one of the highest plant based protein sources and has made appearances in smoothies, power cookies, in salads, on top of yogurt, cereal and even mixed in with mashed potatoes.

With a nutty yet versatile flavor, hemp seeds also make great additions to desserts, providing protein, fiber and healthy fats. Because they contain these macronutrients, hemp seeds also help stabilize blood sugar levels and help to slow the release of sugars into the bloodstream, avoiding energy spikes and crashes.

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Yoga for Kids

Give your kids the gift of flexibility, focus, mindfulness and overall health by making yoga part of their regular routine

 Photocredit: Flikr / sunchild123 / www.ceiba-tree-yoga.com

If youʼve practiced yoga, you know the awesome feeling of being centered, relaxed and one with your body and mind after your asana. Kids of all ages can also benefit from this experience as their lives are busier than ever with demanding school work, a multitude of extracurricular activities, and over-scheduled social calendars. In particular, the physical stress of competitive sports can be taxing on growing childrenʼs bodies.

 

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