Guest Blogger

Ann Springer

Ann Springer

Ann Springer writes regularly on home and family issues including pets. She is the mother of three daughters and to her pug, Aggie. She holds degrees in health education and journalism. She’s been published in dozens of consumer and trade publications. You can read her daily blog at www.3girlsandapug.com or check out her other projects at www.scottandannspringer.com.

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Blog Posts by Ann Springer

  • Reflections Its a New Year

    Reflections It’s a New Year

    Progress. That’s the word I’d use to describe 2009. Not just for me personally, but for many others who found 2009 to be a less-than-easy year. You can always look back through a difficult patch in retrospect and see how much you’ve really progressed, even though it felt like you were hardly putting a dent […]

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  • Green Cleaning

    Green Cleaning

    In the world of germs and fears of flu epidemics that we live in, moms everywhere are doing their part to ward of icky bugs from infecting their homes. Stores are flooded with green alternative products, but how can you know which ones are gentle enough for our environment, but strong enough to do the […]

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  • Greening Up Your Lunch Bunch

    Greening Up Your Lunch Bunch

    All moms worry that their children will eat two bites of their lunch and then feed the rest to the trash can. But have you ever thought about how much packaging your kids throw away, even if they eat all the goodies in their lunchbox?

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  • Best Green Gifts for Eco-Friendly Folks

    Best Green Gifts for Eco-Friendly Folks

    Looking for great gift ideas for your like-minded eco-friendly pals on your Christmas list? Or maybe you need to create your own wish list for Santa. Either way, here are a few ideas for giving this season that won’t hurt your wallet or the environment.

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  • Making Goals for the Green New Year

    Making Goals for the Green New Year

    As the end of the year approaches, you may want to reflect on the areas in which you’ve succeeded and ways in which you’d like to improve in the upcoming 365 days. In the weeks ahead you may want to sit down with your family and decide how you can give Mother Earth a gift […]

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  • Have Yourself a Greener Christmas

    Have Yourself a Greener Christmas

    Looking into having a “green” Christmas that is still rosy red? A more responsible approach to the holidays isn’t about sacrificing fun. Instead you can reduce the waste and excess that the holidays tend to bring out and still have a jolly time. Here is how:

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    Pets Going Green: Organic and all-natural pet toys

    Consumers have grown increasingly concerned about what enters their pets’ mouths because of the pet food recalls from a few years ago. Pet owners were shocked to discover that the brands they’d trusted had let them down. In an effort to become proactive consumers, pet owners now carefully scrutinize the labels of every product that […]

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    Naturally Delicious: Demand for organic and all-natural pet treats increases

    What pet owner doesn’t love to reward his or her pet with an edible reward? After all, that’s how many people reward their children when they’ve reached a goal or been exceptionally well behaved.

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    Ticking Time Bomb: Alternative Pest Control Products for Pets

    As the temperature heats up, flea and tick season goes into full force. Pet owners go to great lengths to be sure their pets are free of pests, but many are looking for alternatives to the traditional products offered on the market.

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    Dirty Litter Secret: All-natural alternatives give litter a fresh appeal

    Litter boxes are every cat owner’s dirty little secret. But these days, cat litters have become so advanced that cat owners don’t have to try so hard to disguise their kitties’ waste or feel guilty about the effect it has on the environment.

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