Saturday Round Up #9 – Health & Wellness

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Welcome to the Saturday Round Up. We’ve been off to a pretty rocky start with the Round Up as I’ve been getting used to a new linky setup and struggling with some very serious health issues at home. If there’s a problem and you can’t link up, let me know. The more we promote the Saturday Round Up, the more exposure other bloggers can get for their great content and the more interesting reading material we all have. Remember – I will pin and promote all posts that are ON TOPIC! 🙂 Come and share your links each week with

Saturday Round Up #8 – Farm to Table

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Welcome to the Saturday Round Up. Those of you who have been around here for a while will recognize that the Saturday Round Up has been revived and reworked for 2017. It’s a new year and a fresh start. Come and share your links each week with us. The focus of the week will change, although the schedule is very simple. I will gray out all except the current week, so you can see the focus and plan for later. This week’s focus is on FOOD! Now food starts with the garden and the barnyard and ends on the table,

Saturday Round Up #7 – Faith and Family theme

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Welcome to the Saturday Round Up. Those of you who have been around here for a while will recognize that the Saturday Round Up has been revived and reworked for 2017. It’s a new year and a fresh start. I’m going to be hard to reach this week, because I’m focusing on learning and growing as a writer and blogger. Nose to the grindstone, baby!  But I’ll be back online soon and I’ll be happy to pin and share whatever (on topic!) post you link up. Come and share your links each week with us. The focus of the week

Saturday Round Up #6 – Home & Finance

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Welcome to the Saturday Round Up. Those of you who have been around here for a while will recognize that the Saturday Round Up has been revived and reworked for 2017. It’s a new year and a fresh start.   Come and share your links each week with us. The focus of the week will change, although the schedule is very simple. I will gray out all except the current week, so you can see the focus and plan for later. Faith and Family — Share blog posts focusing on Christian faith (yes, this is where you can post those devotions,

Saturday Round Up #5 – Health & Wellness

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Welcome to the Saturday Round Up. We’ve been off to a pretty rocky start with the Round Up as I’ve been getting used to a new linky setup and struggling with some very serious health issues at home. If there’s a problem and you can’t link up, let me know. The more we promote the Saturday Round Up, the more exposure other bloggers can get for their great content and the more interesting reading material we all have. Remember – I will pin and promote all posts that are ON TOPIC! 🙂 Have you noticed my very awesome background? It’s

Saturday Round Up #4 – Farm to Table

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Welcome to the Saturday Round Up. Those of you who have been around here for a while will recognize that the Saturday Round Up has been revived and reworked for 2017. It’s a new year and a fresh start. Come and share your links each week with us. The focus of the week will change, although the schedule is very simple. I will gray out all except the current week, so you can see the focus and plan for later. This week’s focus is on FOOD! Now food starts with the garden and the barnyard and ends on the table,

Saturday Round Up #3 – Faith and Family theme

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Welcome to the Saturday Round Up. Those of you who have been around here for a while will recognize that the Saturday Round Up has been revived and reworked for 2017. It’s a new year and a fresh start. It’s funny how, even though I strongly advocate for a sustainable lifestyle, I often begin projects which are not sustainable for me. A hand-picked weekly list of great sites, while enjoyable when I could do it, was not sustainable since I have a small army of little children at home. Therefore, after a break to decide what I would do, I

Sustainable Sundays #25

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A link up party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.    Welcome to Sustainable Sundays! Danielle and I have discussed it and decided that – at least for now – we will not be hosting Sustainable Sundays any more. While we absolutely love seeing the posts that link up, there has simply not been enough new faces to keep this going. But don’t run off yet- check out this week’s features! (But there is no link

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Sustainable Sundays #24

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A link up party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.    It’s starting to get COLD outside, at least up here in Nova Scotia, Canada. I’ve been hearing reports of snow […]

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Sustainable Sundays #23

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Welcome to this week’s Sustainable Sundays! Sustainable Sundays is a link up party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.    Oh my goodness, are we nearly at the end of October already? […]

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Sustainable Sundays #22

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A link up party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.    Welcome to Sustainable Sundays! Today we had the housewarming for our new house and it was great. It was my first […]

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Sustainable Sundays #21

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A link up party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.    Welcome to Sustainable Sundays! This has been an interesting week for us. Our son, who will be nine next week, […]

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Sustainable Sundays #20

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Welcome to #Sustainable Sundays! This is a link up party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling. Danielle has finished her fabulous gift series and I’m moving this weekend. Like right now. […]

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Sustainable Sundays #18

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It’s time for #SustainableSundays! Our focus here is on sustainable and earth-friendly blog posts. That includes made-from-scratch food, upcycling (I love upcycling), energy conservation and much more. Keep them coming – we love to see what you’ve got. Just twelve days until we move into our new home! I’ve been doing some sleuthing. The seller […]

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Sustainable Sundays #17

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Another week has come and gone and it’s SUNDAY!  Not only is it Sunday, but we’ve been doing this for sixteen weeks. This deserves a cookie or something. Welcome to Sustainable Sundays – the best link party focused entirely on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, […]

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Sustainable Sundays #16

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Another week has come and gone and it’s SUNDAY!  Not only is it Sunday, but we’ve been doing this for sixteen weeks. This deserves a cookie or something. Welcome to Sustainable Sundays – the best link party focused entirely on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, […]

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Sustainable Sundays #12

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It’s Sunday again! Welcome to Sustainable Sundays – the best link party focused entirely on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.   

Hey, we’ve been doing Sustainable Sundays for three months now. This is great. This weekend, Danielle is away at the Haven blog conference. When she was at the airport, she texted me and asked “Do you think I’d get a response if I asked How many here are going to Haven?”

I told her “Sure you would – a lot of people would hear HEAVEN instead of HAVEN!” Take a moment and picture that if you want a giggle.

Don’t forget to comment on other posts from this link party with #SustainableSundays – Danielle hunts you all down to find the Most Social Feature. EVEN if you don’t get a lot of clicks, you can still get the Most Social.

Enjoy the features!

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Danielle @ DIYDanielle.com is a stay-at-home mom turned DIY and ecofriendly focused blogger. 

Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book, “A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth.


Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube / Twitter


Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.

Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food.

Follow her by email to get her ebook, “Homesteading Without A Homestead” for free.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram / Flipboard

Following us on social media isn’t required. If you love our content, please follow us. If not, that’s cool too!

Simple Party Rules 

  • Link up to three posts that you’ve created that you’d consider relevant to the topic of sustainability. We reserve the right to delete any link that does not appear to fit the theme of this link party.
  • Links are shuffled so regardless of when you add your link, the link will show up in various different locations.
  • No Etsy shops or affiliate links please. Giveaways are fine if they are part of a relevant and informational post (ie. you write a post about how to compost and giveaway a tumbling bin). 
  • Don’t link and run! Visit some of the other posts, leave a comment, pin, stumble, etc. the posts you love. We’re here to support our fellow sustainable living bloggers!
  • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
  • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily find you. 
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Sustainable Sundays #11

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It’s Sunday again! Welcome to Sustainable Sundays – the best link party focused entirely on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.   

Are you cooling off where you live? On my Facebook page, people check in daily with the weather in their area and wow, is it a hot summer this year! I hope you’re staying safe and hydrated, no matter where you live!

Don’t forget to comment on other posts from this link party with #SustainableSundays – Danielle hunts you all down to find the Most Social Feature. EVEN if you don’t get a lot of clicks, you can still get the Most Social.

Usually we pick different bloggers for each feature, but the amazing Katy from Skip the Bag goes above and beyond in visiting and commenting on others. You’re awesome, Katy! It is really no surprise that she had the most visited post AND was the most social.

Come on, everyone – give her some competition!

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Danielle @ DIYDanielle.com is a stay-at-home mom turned DIY and ecofriendly focused blogger. 

Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book, “A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth.


Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube / Twitter


Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.

Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food.

Follow her by email to get her ebook, “Homesteading Without A Homestead” for free.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram / Flipboard

Following us on social media isn’t required. If you love our content, please follow us. If not, that’s cool too!

Simple Party Rules 

  • Link up to three posts that you’ve created that you’d consider relevant to the topic of sustainability. We reserve the right to delete any link that does not appear to fit the theme of this link party.
  • Links are shuffled so regardless of when you add your link, the link will show up in various different locations.
  • No Etsy shops or affiliate links please. Giveaways are fine if they are part of a relevant and informational post (ie. you write a post about how to compost and giveaway a tumbling bin). 
  • Don’t link and run! Visit some of the other posts, leave a comment, pin, stumble, etc. the posts you love. We’re here to support our fellow sustainable living bloggers!
  • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
  • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily find you. 
  • Please grab the party button below and place it anywhere you desire on your site. This is a great way to show others your features and lead them to other sustainable blogs and materials. The code below is no follow code to comply with FTC guidelines.

           


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Sustainable Sunday #10

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It’s Sunday again! Welcome to Sustainable Sundays – the best link party focused entirely on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.   
Share your green and sustainable blog posts at Sustainable Sundays

It seems we’re all sweltering in the heat lately. Keep cool and keep safe, please, especially if you live in a place where the temperature gets extremely hot. The human body can only handle so much. And hydrate!

The biggest excitement around here is that my second book – Common Cents – will soon be available for purchase, and you can get a sneak peek at the course that goes with it here.

Don’t forget to comment on other posts from this link party with #SustainableSundays – Danielle hunts you all down to find the Most Social Feature. EVEN if you don’t get a lot of clicks, you can still get the Most Social.

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Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book, “A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube / Twitter

Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.

Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food.

Follow her by email to get her ebook, “Homesteading Without A Homestead” for free.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram / Flipboard

Following us on social media isn’t required. If you love our content, please follow us. If not, that’s cool too!

Simple Party Rules 

  • Link up to three posts that you’ve created that you’d consider relevant to the topic of sustainability. We reserve the right to delete any link that does not appear to fit the theme of this link party.
  • Links are shuffled so regardless of when you add your link, the link will show up in various different locations.
  • No Etsy shops or affiliate links please. Giveaways are fine if they are part of a relevant and informational post (ie. you write a post about how to compost and giveaway a tumbling bin). 
  • Don’t link and run! Visit some of the other posts, leave a comment, pin, stumble, etc. the posts you love. We’re here to support our fellow sustainable living bloggers!
  • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
  • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily find you. 
  • Please grab the party button below and place it anywhere you desire on your site. This is a great way to show others your features and lead them to other sustainable blogs and materials. The code below is no follow code to comply with FTC guidelines.


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Sustainable Sundays #9

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Welcome to Sustainable Sundays! I’m so glad you’re here. This is a link party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.   
Share your green and sustainable blog posts at Sustainable Sundays

Oh my goodness, there were so many posts last week that it was hard to choose. This is fabulous, watching the word get out about the very best Sustainable and Eco-friendly link party on the internet. YOUR great posts are what will make this party grow. So share your eco-friendly posts and then be sure to tweet the party or share it on social media. The more views, the more shares, the more we all grow!

And don’t forget to comment on other posts from this link party with #SustainableSundays – Danielle hunts you all down to find the Most Social Feature. EVEN if you don’t get a lot of clicks, you can still get the Most Social.

Marie’s Pick: Faux Enamel Wear Compost Bin

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Danielle @ DIYDanielle.com is a stay-at-home mom turned DIY and ecofriendly focused blogger. 

Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book, “A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube / Twitter

Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.

Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food.

Follow her by email to get her ebook, “Homesteading Without A Homestead” for free.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram / Flipboard

Following us on social media isn’t required. If you love our content, please follow us. If not, that’s cool too!

Simple Party Rules 

  • Link up to three posts that you’ve created that you’d consider relevant to the topic of sustainability. We reserve the right to delete any link that does not appear to fit the theme of this link party.
  • Links are shuffled so regardless of when you add your link, the link will show up in various different locations.
  • No Etsy shops or affiliate links please. Giveaways are fine if they are part of a relevant and informational post (ie. you write a post about how to compost and giveaway a tumbling bin). 
  • Don’t link and run! Visit some of the other posts, leave a comment, pin, stumble, etc. the posts you love. We’re here to support our fellow sustainable living bloggers!
  • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
  • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily find you. 
  • Please grab the party button below and place it anywhere you desire on your site. This is a great way to show others your features and lead them to other sustainable blogs and materials. The code below is no follow code to comply with FTC guidelines.
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Sustainable Sundays #8

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Welcome to Sustainable Sundays! I’m so glad you’re here. This is a link party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.   
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We are now entering my favourite – and most busiest – time of the year. Canning season is upon us. Here in Nova Scotia, the two week strawberry season is half over and I am (as I write this), boiling water bath canning 3 cases of strawberries. I’ll end up with about 20 pint jars of summer sweetness for our winter enjoyment. It would be more but strawberries keep mysteriously disappearing out of out my baskets!

I’d love to know what you’re preserving this year. Let me know in the comments.

Last weekend, with both Canada Day up here and the Fourth of July in the United States, everyone was busy and we had very few links. So we’ve decided to feature just the one post we both loved.

(Want more features? Share more posts with us! And if you don’t have a blog of your own, share this post on social media so your blogging friends can join in.)

Immune-Boosting Elderberry Recipes from Healthy Green Savvy


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Danielle @ DIYDanielle.com is a stay-at-home mom turned DIY and ecofriendly focused blogger. 

Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book, “A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube / Twitter

Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.

Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food.

Follow her by email to get her ebook, “Homesteading Without A Homestead” for free.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram / Flipboard

Following us on social media isn’t required. If you love our content, please follow us. If not, that’s cool too!

Simple Party Rules 

  • Link up to three posts that you’ve created that you’d consider relevant to the topic of sustainability. We reserve the right to delete any link that does not appear to fit the theme of this link party.
  • Links are shuffled so regardless of when you add your link, the link will show up in various different locations.
  • No Etsy shops or affiliate links please. Giveaways are fine if they are part of a relevant and informational post (ie. you write a post about how to compost and giveaway a tumbling bin). 
  • Don’t link and run! Visit some of the other posts, leave a comment, pin, stumble, etc. the posts you love. We’re here to support our fellow sustainable living bloggers!
  • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
  • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily find you. 
  • Please grab the party button below and place it anywhere you desire on your site. This is a great way to show others your features and lead them to other sustainable blogs and materials. The code below is no follow code to comply with FTC guidelines.
Join me on Sustainable Sundays! #sustainablesundays
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Sustainable Sundays #7

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Welcome to Sustainable Sundays! I’m so glad you’re here. This is a link party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.   
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This weekend, my mother-in-law is giving us a wonderful gift – she is watching all four children while the two of us run away to a nice Bed and Breakfast to relax and have some quiet grown up time. They call this a “stay-cation” – we’re only going to be an hour away from home, so we won’t be spending a lot on travel. So when you’re reading this – I’ll be enjoying my very luxurious stay-cation. Aren’t I lucky to have a mother-in-law like that? (Yes … four children. In an off-grid cabin in the woods.)

If you’re in Canada or the United States, it’s a holiday weekend (Canada Day up here and the aptly named Fourth of July in the States!) so I hope you’re all having a great time! Stay safe.

Most Visited Post: Our most visited post was Sustainability and the 30 x 30 Capsule Wardrobe Challenge from Passport Couture.  As someone who has a very, very minimalist wardrobe, I can attest to the freedom that this can provide.

Most Social: For the most social feature, we chose this great post by Skip The Bag about her DIY Door Headboard. What an easy upcycle!

Marie’s Choice: It is always very hard to pick a favourite! This week I’m going to pick Power Your Life with Clean Energy. Since we’re off-grid, completely on solar, this is a near-and-dear issue for me. I love anything that helps educate people about the awesomeness that is clean energy.


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Danielle @ DIYDanielle.com is a stay-at-home mom turned DIY and ecofriendly focused blogger. 

Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book, “A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube / Twitter

Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.

Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food.

Follow her by email to get her ebook, “Homesteading Without A Homestead” for free.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram / Flipboard

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  • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
  • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily find you. 
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It has finally warmed up here in Nova Scotia. And by warm I mean it might hit 80F – downright chilly for some of my readers!

When I planted my potatoes, I did something rather silly – my father tilled up the patch very nicely and I immediately put down the potatoes and covered them with hay. My mistake? I didn’t let the chickens hunt out the bugs and worms first. My poor potatoes were a casualty of war. Luckily, they’re coming up now, but they were pecked and broken up and moved all over the place so that I no longer have nice rows with a walking path. This should be interesting!

Most Visited Post: This recipe for Sofritas from Morsels of Life was one of the two most visited posts from the week. This looks amazing! Have you made sofritas before?

Most Social: For the most social feature, we chose this Sauerkraut recipe from Skip The Bag– this post was also tied for most visited post!

Marie’s Choice: Oh, I can’t help but pick How to Repurpose Cans. The one thing I hate about buying anything in cans is … well, the cans! Even though they can be recycled, I wish there were more ways to use them. Check out this very pretty upcycle.

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Danielle @ DIYDanielle.com is a stay-at-home mom turned DIY and ecofriendly focused blogger. 

Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book, “A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube / Twitter

Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.

Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food.

Follow her by email to get her ebook, “Homesteading Without A Homestead” for free.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram / Flipboard

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  • Links are shuffled so regardless of when you add your link, the link will show up in various different locations.
  • No Etsy shops or affiliate links please. Giveaways are fine if they are part of a relevant and informational post (ie. you write a post about how to compost and giveaway a tumbling bin). 
  • Don’t link and run! Visit some of the other posts, leave a comment, pin, stumble, etc. the posts you love. We’re here to support our fellow sustainable living bloggers!
  • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
  • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily find you. 
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It’s Father’s Day! The link party stays open until Tuesday at noon EST, so come back and link up with us after you’ve shown Dad how important he is. Shhhh, don’t tell the mister, but the children and I are getting him a cell phone upgrade for Father’s Day. We’re secretly replacing his old flip phone with Folger’s Crystals ….. (did I just show off how old I am? Anyone remember those commercials?)

On a personal note – my birthday is Tuesday.  Every few years, I share my birthday with Father’s Day, but not this year. We are finally starting to warm up here in Nova Scotia, so I suspect I’ll be celebrating my birthday outside in the garden. It’s not completely unheard of for Nova Scotia to get “a year without summer”, so it’s nice to finally start seeing the sun.

Don’t forget – you can get your post featured by going out of your way to comment on others and promote the link up. Just make sure to use the hashtag #sustainablesundays so that we can keep track.

Most Visited Post: The most visited post was from The Boondocks Blog and her lovely solution for the glass block windows. Doesn’t it look pretty? Head on over and check it out.

Most Social: For the most social feature, we chose Skip the Bag and her awesome post about building her chicken coop. For those of you wondering how to keep chickens comfortable in a hot, humid area, this is a great coop.

Marie’s Choice: Garlic Buttered Shrimp. Oh, my goodness. This is one of my favourite decadent foods, and doesn’t the picture look delicious. This is my pick of the week!

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Danielle @ DIYDanielle.com is a stay-at-home mom turned DIY and ecofriendly focused blogger.

Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book, “A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube / Twitter

Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.

Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food.

Follow her by email to get her ebook, “Homesteading Without A Homestead” for free.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram / Flipboard

Following us on social media isn’t required. If you love our content, please follow us. If not, that’s cool too!

Simple Party Rules 

  • Link up to three posts that you’ve created that you’d consider relevant to the topic of sustainability. We reserve the right to delete any link that does not appear to fit the theme of this link party.
  • Links are shuffled so regardless of when you add your link, the link will show up in various different locations.
  • No Etsy shops or affiliate links please. Giveaways are fine if they are part of a relevant and informational post (ie. you write a post about how to compost and giveaway a tumbling bin). 
  • Don’t link and run! Visit some of the other posts, leave a comment, pin, stumble, etc. the posts you love. We’re here to support our fellow sustainable living bloggers!
  • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
  • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily find you. 
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After two weeks of rain, rain, rain, we actually had a warm and sunny day today! I might have a tiny bit of sunstroke, but we got lots done in the garden. Of course those of you in warmer places can laugh because “warm and sunny” was about 70F. Hey, it’s all relative, right?

One of the best things you can do for the environment is to bring your diet closer to your front door, and a garden is a great way to do that. I hope to see plenty of posts about your gardens this week, even if it’s a work in progress.

The question of “May I add my post about ….” is easily answered. If your post is about recycling, upcycling, gardening indoors or out, scratch cooking, farmer’s markets, composting, waste reduction, DIY, herbal remedies, natural living …. can you see the possibilities here … then we want to see it.

Most Visited Post: “My Husband Does Better with Zero Bathroom Waste” by Skip the Bag was our most visited post for the week. Katy discusses some of the ways you can cut down on bathroom waste and how her husband is currently doing better than her. Check it out!

Most Social: For the most social feature, Cookied-Oh won with her Heavenly Honey Wheat Bread recipe. It’s fabulous to see how other people make their homemade bread – and honey goes so well with whole wheat.

Marie’s Pick: How to Make Your Own Bug Spray and Bite Stick

We live far out in the country, and bugs are a major issue. While I know that Muskoil isn’t the best, we’ve used it sometimes and always on clothing. But recently I accidentally sprayed some on my hand – ow, ow, ow! My hand swelled up until I had no knuckles, it was red and raw, and it hurt a lot. So no more Muskoil will be used. I really needed this very useful tutorial. Thank you so much!

(I apologize – for some very odd reason, I can’t upload the graphic! I’ll keep trying)

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Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.

Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food.

Follow her by email to get her ebook, “Homesteading Without A Homestead” for free.

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram / Flipboard


Danielle @ DIYDanielle.com is a stay-at-home mom turned DIY and ecofriendly focused blogger. A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth.

Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book, “

Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube / Twitter

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  • Links are shuffled so regardless of when you add your link, the link will show up in various different locations.
  • No Etsy shops or affiliate links please. Giveaways are fine if they are part of a relevant and informational post (ie. you write a post about how to compost and giveaway a tumbling bin). 
  • Don’t link and run! Visit some of the other posts, leave a comment, pin, stumble, etc. the posts you love. We’re here to support our fellow sustainable living bloggers!
  • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
  • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily find you. 
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Sustainable Sundays Link Party #3

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It’s Sunday again! For those who were wondering about our little girl – there were no pneumonia spots on her follow up x-rays and she’s feeling much better!

In other news, we’ve been working hard at putting together a chicken run that will be exclusively for mama hens and baby chicks. Since we’re deep in the woods and have bears and coyotes (and, let’s be honest, our own dogs and cats!), the run needs to be incredibly secure.

So we’re using …. “broken” gravel sifters from my husband’s work. I’ll be sharing more when it’s complete, but do you think a bear could get through this? It feels great to divert this huge sifters from the landfill.

And now it’s time to party! That’s what you’re here for, right?

Enjoy these posts from last week’s edition of Sustainable Sundays! Don’t forget to add your links for this week.

Most Visited Post: This post, 31 Clever New Uses for Ordinary Household Items, by Intelligent Domestications was the most visited post from this week. There are some really fun ideas on here for repurposing items that you just can’t let go of. I really love the tin cans and the jean pockets! What’s your favorite?
Upcycling and Repurposing ideas
Most Social: For the most social feature, we chose Ever Change Productions and “So You Think You Can’t Compost? Think Again!” This is a great post about COMPOSTING- which happens to be a favorite topic of mine. Composting is the easiest thing you can do to help the environment, your garden, and your pockets. 

Ideas for Composting

Don’t forget to use the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can search quickly to find all of your great comments on each others’ posts.

Marie’s Choice: It is very hard to choose among such great posts, but I have to admit that I’m a solar light fan, so my choice was DIY Solar Chandelier. Not only does it use solar lamps, but it is a thrift store recovery – and it’s gorgeous!

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    Your Hosts

    Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.  Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food“, Follow on email to get her ebook Homesteading Without A Homestead for free.
    Love her posts? Follow her on: Email / Facebook / Pinterest / Flipboard / Twitter


    Danielle @ DIYDanielle.com is a stay-at-home mom turned DIY and ecofriendly focused blogger. 

    Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book. A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth
    Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube



    Following us on social media isn’t required. If you love our content, please follow us. If not, that’s cool too!

    Simple Party Rules 

    • Link up to three posts that you’ve created that you’d consider relevant to the topic of sustainability. We reserve the right to delete any link that does not appear to fit the theme of this link party.
    • Links are shuffled so regardless of when you add your link, the link will show up in various different locations.
    • No Etsy shops or affiliate links please. Giveaways are fine if they are part of a relevant and informational post (ie. you write a post about how to compost and giveaway a tumbling bin). 
    • Don’t link and run! Visit some of the other posts, leave a comment, pin, stumble, etc. the posts you love. We’re here to support our fellow sustainable living bloggers!
    • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
    • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily see your hard work. 

    Link Up Below!

    We look forward to seeing you next week! Before you go – take a moment and pin the graphic below to help raise awareness of the party.

    Link up your green and sustainable blog posts.


    Sustainable Sundays #2

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    Welcome to the Sustainable Sundays link up party #2! Check out last week’s features!

    Join us at Sustainable Sundays - a link party with an eco-friendly, sustainable theme. Share your gardening, upcycling, homesteading and related posts. And it's a party, so discover new blogs and make some friends! #sustainablesundays


    A link up party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.   

    Ever have one of those weeks? Besides the (relatively) insignificant matter that my brand new Android Tab was stolen, our littlest landed at the emergency room on her second birthday. She had a fever of 105.3F, and after quite a stressful afternoon and evening, with bloodwork, throat swabs and X-rays, the results came back – two spots of pneumonia on her lungs. There is nothing that can bring you to your knees faster than an extremely ill baby and pneumonia is an extremely serious illness that has a long recovery.

    While she’s healing, the rattle in her chest tells me we’re not out of the woods yet. It looks like it’s time for this mama to learn a bit about pneumonia (or as my children keep saying gnome-ee-oh) and natural lung care!

    On to the party!

    And if you have anything to share regarding natural antibiotics and lung care, I’ll share it to my email list in the next Saturday Round Up next week!
    Want a reminder when the party starts? I can do that! 🙂

    Most Visited Post: There’s a good reason why this tute on deboning old shirts to use for quilting fabric was our most visited post. It’s from The Quilting Room with Mel, and it is excellent! My mother always did this when we were children, and we had plenty of quilts made from outgrown shirts. Keep that good fabric out of the landfill!



    Most Social: Hey, it pays to promote the link up. Susie from Oui Crochet checked and commented on so many other posts – and we noticed! She submitted a great little project for a crocheted soap sack. I think this might make a good project to teach my 8 year old how to crochet – and we’ll get useful gifts in the process. 


    Marie’s Choice: No, no, no, don’t make me choose. Okay, this is going to be the hardest part of running this party, you know. I have to choose my favourite? Here it is. Eeva, who writes at Motoristin Mutsi, has an absolutely delightful blog and I adored her post about turning an old stained tablecloth into a sweet “pinny dress”. While I have no idea what a pinny dress is, I read the post aloud, enjoying the “accent”. It didn’t get nearly enough love during the party, so my vote is for Pinny Dress From Old Tablecloth.

    Were you featured? Feel free the add the “Featured” button below to your blog!

    http://www.diydanielle.com/search/label/Sustainable%20Sundays%20Link%20Party

    Copy and Paste the Code Below: 
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    Your Hosts

    Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.  Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food“, Follow on email to get her ebook Homesteading Without A Homestead for free.
    Love her posts? Follow her on: Email / Facebook / Pinterest / Flipboard / Twitter


    Danielle @ DIYDanielle.com is a stay-at-home mom turned DIY and ecofriendly focused blogger. 

    Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book. A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth
    Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube



    Following us on social media isn’t required. If you love our content, please follow us. If not, that’s cool too!

    Simple Party Rules 

    • Link up to three posts that you’ve created that you’d consider relevant to the topic of sustainability. We reserve the right to delete any link that does not appear to fit the theme of this link party.
    • Links are shuffled so regardless of when you add your link, the link will show up in various different locations.
    • No Etsy shops or affiliate links please. Giveaways are fine if they are part of a relevant and informational post (ie. you write a post about how to compost and giveaway a tumbling bin). 
    • Don’t link and run! Visit some of the other posts, leave a comment, pin, stumble, etc. the posts you love. We’re here to support our fellow sustainable living bloggers!
    • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
    • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily see your hard work. 

    Link Up Below!

    We look forward to seeing you next week! Before you go – take a moment and pin the graphic below to help raise awareness of the party.

    Link up your green and sustainable blog posts.


    Sustainable Sundays Link Up #1 May 22, 2016

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    Welcome to the very first Sustainable Sundays link up party!

    Join us at Sustainable Sundays - a link party with an eco-friendly, sustainable theme. Share your gardening, upcycling, homesteading and related posts. And it's a party, so discover new blogs and make some friends! #sustainablesundays


    A link up party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.   

    They say that you should write the book you want to read. Well, my friend Danielle and I were looking for the best place to share our sustainable and green posts and we decided that creating our own link party was the best way to do it.

    Sustainable Sundays Link Up has an earth-friendly and sustainable living theme – if you are reducing, reusing, recycling, upcycling, or writing about ways to ‘refuse‘ or if you are gardening, raising your own livestock, or making your own household goods – there are so many great ways that you can help show others how to live a more sustainable and green life.

    If you are new to the idea of sustainable living, check out 3 Easy Ways To Be More Eco-Friendly. And if you’re already doing all of these, awesome!

    (Please be patient with me this week – just as we were getting this set up, my two year old came down with pneumonia and my tablet was stolen while I was shopping.)

    On to the party!

    Your Hosts

    Marie @ JustPlainMarie.ca lives in a literal “cabin in the woods” five miles up a rough dirt road where everything brought IN must be carted right back OUT – that’s a great incentive to produce much less garbage.  Their homestead is 100% solar powered and wood-heated. Marie is the author of “A Cabin Full of Food“, Follow on email to get her ebook Homesteading Without A Homestead for free.

    Love her posts? Follow her on: Email / Facebook / Pinterest / Flipboard / Twitter

    Danielle @ DIYDanielle.com is a stay-at-home mom turned DIY and ecofriendly focused blogger. 
    Between sewing, upcycling, and woodworking projects, Danielle loves to read, play with her dogs, try to keep her garden alive, and investigate new exciting ways to go green. Danielle also wrote the book. A Complete Guide to Using, Laundering, and Sewing Reusable Cloth
    Love her posts? Follow her on: Email Facebook Pinterest / Flipboard / YouTube



    Following us on social media isn’t required. If you love our content, please follow us. If not, that’s cool too!

    Simple Party Rules 

    • Link up to three posts that you’ve created that you’d consider relevant to the topic of sustainability. We reserve the right to delete any link that does not appear to fit the theme of this link party.
    • Links are shuffled so regardless of when you add your link, the link will show up in various different locations.
    • No Etsy shops or affiliate links please. Giveaways are fine if they are part of a relevant and informational post (ie. you write a post about how to compost and giveaway a tumbling bin). 
    • Don’t link and run! Visit some of the other posts, leave a comment, pin, stumble, etc. the posts you love. We’re here to support our fellow sustainable living bloggers!
    • By linking, you agree that the photos are your own or that you have specific permission to use them and that posts may be shared on social media with attribution to you. 
    • We are hoping to feature one person each week who was the “most social.” I know a lot of people link and run. It happens, it’s not cool, but it’s hard to truly track. But for the people who spend time checking out other people’s links and sharing them, this feature is for you. Leave comments on other people’s blogs, share their posts on social media, and add the hashtag #SustainableSundays so we can easily see your hard work. 
    • Please grab the party button below and place it anywhere you desire on your site. This is a great way to show others your features and lead them to other sustainable blogs and materials. The code below is no follow code to comply with FTC guidelines.
    Join me on Sustainable Sundays! #sustainablesundays
    Copy and Paste the Code Below: 

    <a href=”http://justplainmarie.ca/search/label/20Link%20Party” rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”><img alt=”Join me on Sustainable Sundays! #sustainablesundays” border=”0″ src=”http://prepperssurvivalhomestead.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/1.bp_.blogspot.com-I7FSZhuTvwcV0BRdbxMb7IAAAAAAAAcesvEIeqprqx-YLsZXRCQn2TQMNJNlwar6DQCLcBs1600sustainable-sundays-linking-up-150-0cf24e3f4acb9b88b2a52e11633aa7576d725b0f.png” title=”I participate in the Sustainable Sundays Link Party!” /></a>

    Last Week’s Featured Posts

    It’s our first week, but we look forward to sharing four posts here next week! Keep an eye out. 

    Link Up Below!

    We look forward to seeing you next week!

    Sustainable Sundays Link Up #1

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    Welcome to the very first Sustainable Sundays link up party! A link up party focused on eco friendly, sustainable practices. We’d love to have you link up posts about gardening, upcycling, homesteading, natural foods and recipes (nothing from a box!), reducing, reusing, and recycling.    They say that you should write the book you want […]

    The post Sustainable Sundays Link Up #1 appeared first on Just Plain Living.

    Blogger’s Pit Stop #6

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    It is time to link up again at the Blogger’s Pit Stop. This week has been crazy for me, since I’m busy getting ready for the launch of the Back To Basics Bundle, and yet another brain MRI is coming up on Monday. Plus, winter has arrived with a vengeance here in the Maritimes! Take a moment to visit the blogs that post links this week, find some new favourites, and if you’re a blogger, share your family friendly posts.

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    Blogger’s Pit Stop #5

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    It’s time again for the Blogger’s Pit Stop, a new and ongoing feature here! Leave up to three links if you’re a blogger or simply find new, fabulous blogs to read. Leave a note in the comments and let me know your favourites. Many of us are making this a year of collaboration (read more in the post) and my commitment to you is – I’ll pin and share every post you link. And now – on to the party.

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    Blogger’s Pit Stop #4

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    Just Plain Marie has joined Blogger’s Pit Stop, which will post on Thursdays at 9pm. This is a great place to link up your own family friendly blog posts, ask blogging questions or find new and interesting blogs to read. The Thursday posts will be packed with information (although it may be image heavy for those of you on older computers) and I know you will find it interesting and useful.

    Blogger's Pit Stop

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