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All articles here are written by Melinda Briana Epler (that's me!) unless otherwise noted. I'm a documentary filmmaker, writer, and brand experience designer - I've dedicated my life to living a sustainable lifestyle and helping others do the same. Please feel free to contact me if you have questions or thoughts for articles. Welcome!

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Do You Use An Eco-Friendly Air Freshener?

I’ve been receiving a lot of reader questions lately.  It seem you all are pushing me to write again!  Ok, I’m trying to clear off my work load so I can get back to writing.  I miss it, too!

In the meantime, anyone have some good solutions for Sam?

Hi Melinda,

Do you have any suggestions on what one could use to freshen up a room or kitchen that is both cost effective and not damaging to ones health?

I use the store bought air fresheners but I am thinking they are probably not all that healthly am I right? There has to be another way? Any comments or advice would be great!

Regards,
Sam

I don’t really use air freshener, so any help you all have would be lovely!

What's Your Favorite Crop to Plant In the Fall?

Scarlet Runner Beans

Hello everyone!  I’m so sorry I’ve been out.  Lots going on with me of late – I look forward to having some time soon to write about it!

In the meantime, I’ve had several questions via email about what to plant in the fall.  So I thought I’d open up the question to all you gardeners out there.

What’s Your Favorite Crop to Plant In the Fall?

I’d love to know, too!   So – what do you plant in the fall?  What is your favorite plant to harvest in winter?