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Ode to Fathers

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Ode to Fathers

Does anybody else have the hardest time picking the perfect gift for their dad for Father’s Day? We would love to give you a list of the best gifts to give your dad this year, but we can’t even figure it out for our own dad. We can all struggle together. We know that we will give our dads our time and love this year. We invite you to do the same! Dad, thank you. Thank you for all the things I see and don’t see. Thank you for the silly faces to make me smile. Thank you for nacho...

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How to Reduce Kitchen Waste

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How to Reduce Kitchen Waste

As we do our spring cleaning it is a perfect time to reevaluate our waste, especially in the kitchen. Our kitchens create the most waste. From food to packaging to utensils, you can fill your trash bin quickly. We are here to offer a couple of alternatives to kitchen waste, how to limit it as well as other uses for it. Compost There is so much that we could say about compost, here we will just touch on the basics. Composting provides vital nutrients for our gardens and keeps the food scraps out of our trash. There are many ways...

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Finding the Best Volunteer Opportunity for You

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Finding the Best Volunteer Opportunity for You

Volunteer work is near and dear to our hearts here at The Healing Hippy. From being the volunteers, to needing volunteers we have so much appreciation for all that volunteers do for our communities. We also know how difficult it can be to find the perfect volunteering opportunity. There are just so many options to choose from. Nursing homes, animal shelters, cancer resource facilities, children sports, and nature preservation committees are just a few on the endless list of options. So how do you choose? We have a couple of tips for choosing and enjoying your volunteer work. Choose an...

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Creating a Mindfulness Practice

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Creating a Mindfulness Practice

Being mindful has been all the rage in the last couple of years, but what does it mean? Do a quick google search on the term “mindfulness” and you will receive the following definition: the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. Now that sounds simple and like something we can get behind. If you have tried to live a more mindful life you may find it is not...

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Seeding Time

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Seeding Time

It is the Spring Equinox, and we couldn’t be more excited. Possibly even a little stir crazy! Spring will be here before we know it and that means garden season! For those of you that experience frost and want to get a longer growing season like we do, starting seeds indoors is an essential. Starting from seed is also a great way to save some money and guarantee that you know what is being used on your plants if going the organic route. There is so much to learn about gardening, the topic is endless. So, here are our tips...

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