Author Archives: Nikki Fotheringham

About Nikki Fotheringham

Nikki is an author and writer specializing in green living ideas and tips, adventure travel, upcycling, and all things eco-friendly. She's traveled the globe, swum with sharks and been bitten by a lion (fact). She lives in a tiny town with a fat cat and a very bad dog.

Reasons Why Praying Mantises are AWESOME

Female Banded Flower Mantis or Asian Boxer Mantis, Theopropus elegans, in front of white background.

The praying mantis may appear to be a pious, retiring sort of creature. But looks are certainly deceiving as the mantis is a vicious, capable killer. There are many reasons to love a mantis, and these are just a few of our favorites.

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4 Scientifically-Proven Ways to Be Happy

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You might think that what makes people happy differs greatly from one person to the next, but we are surprisingly homogeneous in our tastes. If you’re not making the most out of every day, here’s some proven ways to motivate more mirth.

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DIY Homemade Balms for Beautiful Hands

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Sure you can spend a fortune on commercial beauty products that Cindy Crawford swears by or which are clinically proven to reduce blah blah blah or you can make your own. Making your own green living products means you save money, use only natural ingredients and create less waste.

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5 Essential Tips for Camping With a Baby

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Camping with a baby does need a little more planning than your outdoor adventures have in the past, but it will be a relaxing and rewarding trip if you get it right. Growing babies benefit immensely from sunshine, water and fresh air and it gives you a chance to enjoy Mother Nature too.

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