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online shopping sites for splurges like wine.com
in Home, That's Life

Favorite Online Shopping Sites for Splurges Today and Beyond

I do have a few online shopping sites for splurges that I am super excited about. By splurges, I’m not referring to over-the-top, expensive items. Splurges are brands we love, but only order from infrequently when we feel the need to treat ourselves. We just happen to be ordering a little more during quarantine. For instance, we are not eating out like we usually do,…

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in Fabulous Finds, Gift Guide, Home, That's Life

Favorite Online Shopping Sites for Gifts Today and Beyond

Who doesn’t love getting gifts? And with the current COVID 19 tragedy and staying at home so much, we could all use anything to cheer us up. This means gifts are more important than ever. Plus, we still have birthdays, anniversaries, graduations…to celebrate. Hopefully, you read our favorite online shopping sites for basics. Now, we’re back with our favorite sites for gifts.  I love to…

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online sites for basic needs
in Fabulous Finds, Gift Guide, Home, That's Life

Favorite Online Shopping Sites for Basics Today and Beyond

We’re told to shelter in place. We’re told to limit our time at the market. And we’re told you can find what you need. Well, honestly, long before shelter in place became a thing, we had our favorite online shopping sites for basics for a few reasons. First, we live in the country. This means our choices are limited and the distance we have to…

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how to make a chocolate zucchini bread
in Good Eats, On the Menu, Recipes, That's Life

25 Easy Homemade Bread Recipes Your Family Will Love

Making bread is one of those things you either do or you don’t. I have been making bread forever. I love the taste, variety, ability to make a loaf with ingredients I want, and it saves a lot of money. In addition, to me, there is something very peaceful about the process. But many people are intimidated by making their own bread. Are you one…

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in Kids & Family, That's Life

How to Survive Quarantining With Adult Children

Quarantining with adult children…Who ever thought you’d have to use those words in daily life? But this pandemic has turned the world upside down and so, we find ourselves under strange living arrangements. Somehow our family is learning how to make it work. It’s not a picnic everyday, but we’re surviving quite well. So, I thought I’d share what we’re doing in case you need…

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foster pets while you shelter-in-place
in Pets, That's Life

How to Help Animals While You Shelter-In-Place

Animals are going to be particularly vulnerable during this crisis. People are losing their jobs and income, shelter staff are being cut back, closed, and losing volunteers, and rescue groups are being stretched to capacity. Yet they still need us. So, here are a few things you can do to help animals while you shelter-in-place that may ease their suffering. Pet Food Pantries If you’re…

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in In Our Kitchen, That's Life

Getting Back to Basics in the Kitchen

We have officially been at Sugar Water Manor for eight months now. I have spent day after day building the gardens, planting, weeding, harvesting, unpacking (we are still not done), caring for animals and raising animals from young. We have learned so much, but I know our education will never end. Over these months, our focus has been on the outside and the farm, itself….

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sustainable shoe brands like allbirds
in Fabulous Finds, That's Life

Fabulous Finds: Sustainable Shoe Brands We Love

By now, LifeDoneWell readers know how much I focus on sustainable living. But one piece of this complex puzzle that I haven’t yet shared with you is footwear. Since fashion is a huge part of our rapidly overflowing landfill problem, it makes a lot of sense to examine our choice of shoes through a green lens. So, I’ve rounded up my favorite sustainable shoe brands…

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