Abby Quillen

Abby Quillen

I'm a freelance writer and author.

I create lifestyle content about sustainability, gardening, green living, health, personal finance, sustainable business, and more.

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Time to Toss the Training Wheels: How to Choose the Right Bike for Your Child

Buying a bike for your child is no easy task! Try this easy-to-use guide and find the right fit, price, and type of bike to keep your children happy and safe!...

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How to Blend Edible Landscaping With Ornamentals

Could your garden use some updating? Check out's easy-to-use guide and upgrade your garden from drab to decoratively edible!...

Kernel of Truth: Real-Food Popcorn Recipes

Not only can you get creative with popcorn seasoning at home, you can also get creative with the method of popping! Read on for our popcorn tips....

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How to Eat the Wild Plants in Your Yard

Got a problem with backyard weeds? Never fear, did you know you could actually be turning your wild garden plants into delicious meals?...

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Uprooting Garden Pests

We show you how to protect your garden from annoying pests. There are many simple ways to prevent little animals and bugs from ruining your harvest....

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Find Beauty in Your Vegetable Garden

Use your veggie garden as more than a source of nourishment and plant with purpose to beautify your outdoor space....

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Make a Move with Natural Movement |

For a long time, health experts prescribed regular bouts of exercise to counteract our otherwise sedentary ways. But a growing body of research suggests exercising several times a week is not the real solution. All people – fitness buffs or not – need to get more of the varied, all-day movement that was naturally part of daily life for people of past generations.

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Slow Down Your Workout!

Stop hurrying through a workout and dial it down for a new look at fitness with slow movement....

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Take a Trip to the Dog Park

Taking your dog to the park isn’t always an easy task. Use these tips to recognize friendly play and keep your pooch safe....

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Family Biking Guide |

Family Biking Guide |

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Vertical Gardening

Save Space by Growing Up...

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Have a Ball: Meatless Meatballs to Suit Every Diet

Learn how to make meatless meatballs! Swap out ingredients to suit your dietary needs and serve them on more than just pasta....

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Tropical Treatment

Replace Toxic Household Products with Coconut Oil...

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Healthy, Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

Avoid the additives in salad dressings my making your own. Read our guide and get inspired to whip up a classic or maybe try something new!...

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Baking Bread With and Without a Machine

There is no knead to stress over making homemade bread. gives you everything you need to know to make bread at home with or without a machine!...