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Welcome to my Sustainable addiction! I am a DIY addict, Wife, Mother and Grandmother.  I enjoy sharing my all natural recipes, cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene items, gardening and all things sustainable. 

Monday, March 18, 2013

Adoptable Rescue Dogs

I would like to start off by saying I do not typically post "public service announcements" on my blog. But then I had a chance encounter with someone and their rescue shelter, it made me wonder.... WHY NOT? The name of the rescue is Heavenly Bundles Rescue and they are located in Dry Branch Georgia. The work these volunteers do is just amazing. As a matter of fact it astonishes me how much of their time and effort they put into saving animals in high kill shelters through out Georgia. From adorable little puppies, some not even weaned to dogs who have come in because there owners could not or would not take care of them, or perhaps they were dumped out of a car, for some their owners were arrested, others were simply picked up as a stray. This amazing group of volunteers LOVE the animals unconditionally and do not rest until they have found a suitable home for each of their babies! They certainly have had quite a collection of breeds come through their doors. From Chihuahua to Greyhound mixes and every size, shape and color in between! They pick them up, take them to the vet, clean them up and LOVE them unconditionally. Do yourself a favor, if you have been looking for your next family member and you live in the area check them out. Even if you do not need another furry friend, you could always help to network their dogs, or perhaps even donate items they may need. Ie: newspapers, baby wipes, bowls, puppy food etc.
If you live outside of the Georgia area do not assume that you cannot adopt from them. There are many transporters who help move animals state to state, some at little to no cost for rescue groups. It never hurts to check it out. You never know what "angel" is waiting for you! Here is the links below for both their website and their facebook page.

http://www.heavenlybundlesrescue.org/index.html   

 https://www.facebook.com/HBARescue?fref=ts

Let me know what you think, if you all like this I may start featuring a rescue group as a "public service announcement"

Body Butter part #2 Dry Skin relief - All natural

I made (Experimented) the most amazing body cream this past week. I must admit I have totally outdone my self :)  I have always had "alligator" skin, it just loves to soak up moisture. I had never realized in my youth just what the "vaseline" type lotions contained in them, GROSS! So I set out about a year ago to swear off my beloved lotions and start "greening" up my life. From Personal Hygiene items to Laundry and home cleaners I have done a complete makeover, and the benefits to my overall health have been astounding. The results are so dramatic it makes me feel like

Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

One of my pet peeves is when you look up recipes for desserts... why do the majority of them have a "box" of ____ cake mix? Why would you pay 2.00 for 2 cups of flour and a boat load of "artificial" flavors and preservatives. Truth be told if you make your own, you might have .75 in all the ingredients AND you know what you are putting in there.