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Small Footprint Fridays #3 – A Sustainable Living Link-Up!

Small Footprint Fridays #3 – A Sustainable Living Link-Up!

Small Footprint Fridays is a blog link-up party about sustainable living. Every Friday, we come together to support and encourage each other in living greener, healthier more sustainable lives. 

By joining together and sharing our wisdom, we can help turn the tide on our health and environmental crises, and create a better world for our children and grandchildren.

There are so many things we can learn from each other, like how to:

  • save energy, water, trees, and other resources;
  • grow, preserve and store food;
  • avoid toxins and heal ourselves naturally;
  • make our own necessities;
  • reduce our consumption, recycle our waste, and reuse what we have;
  • redefine what makes life meaningfulprosperous and abundant
What could be more inspiring? So, let’s have some fun!

How It Works

1.  Share your posts that relate to “green” or sustainable living. There are some ideas above, but feel free to post anything related to keeping your family’s resource footprint small and sustainable. Posts from your archives are OK. Please enter the title and link to your POST (not your home page) in the Linky below.

NO RECIPES, PLEASE, unless they are for food preservation/storage. There are tons of recipe link-ups out there. Small Footprint Fridays has a different focus. :)
We want these links to be valuable to readers months or even years from now, so please don’t post giveaways or products for sale.

2.  In your post, please place a link back to THIS Small Footprint Fridays post (NOT to the home page). Linking back directly to this week’s link-up page helps build our community by sending your readers to all of the other posts shared.

Simply make a link at the end of your post that says something like, “Posted at Small Footprint Fridays” or save the badge below and use it to link back to this page. I reserve the right to delete those links that don’t adhere to this.

Small Footprint Fridays - A sustainable living link-up

3.  I’ll post the Small Footprint Fridays Link-Up on Thursday night at 8 p.m. (PST). Please come and join up then!

4.  Please leave a comment, and help our sustainable living community grow by sharing Small Footprint Fridays with your friends on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest! Plus, doing so will help your post get more visitors.

5.  Most importantly, be sure to visit a few of the links that interest you. Learning from and encouraging each other is what this is all about, after all!

Last Week’s Most Popular Posts

Here are the three posts you clicked the most, which I have posted on Facebook, tweeted and pinned.

Homemade Floor Cleaner @ Nature’s Nurture

How to Wash Your Hair No Poo Style @ Code Red Hat

Concerned About GMO’s? Watch Genetic Roulette Free This Week @ Healthy Frugalista

Now It’s Your Turn…

I can’t wait to see what you have to share!!

Read Standard Disclosures and Disclaimers here.


  1. What a funny coincidence! I opened my email to send you a link to my vinegar post and your weekly newsletter was in my inbox. So awesome how things just work like that! So, I entered my post here!!! Hope you make your own version & share your results. – Krista from

  2. Thanks for hosting! This week I’m sharing how to render your own beef tallow.

  3. Thanks for hosting Dawn and I hope you are feeling better! Back problems are no fun. I used to deal with them more than I would like to think about.

    I shared 2 posts this week. The first one on cod liver oil is the most popular in my mini-series on real food supplements, and the second is a great way to feel like a suburban homesteader…even for beginners.

    Top 5 immune:Boosting Supplements: Cod Liver Oil

    Harvesting and Using Lavender

  4. I just linked up my bean sprouting post. Enjoy! And thanks for the invite. Lisa/Fresh Eggs Daily

  5. Hi and thanks for hosting! This week I’m sharing a simple recipe for homemade Whipped Body Butter that smells delicious and leaves you feeling pampered. Ditch the synthetic junk and let your skin drink up nutrient-dense goodness instead!

    Have a great day!

  6. I’m thrilled that Genetic Roulette was a favorite last week. Hopefully some of the viewers were Californians who will vote for GMO labeling. Thanks for all the hard work you put in to making Small Footprint Family a very informative blog.

  7. Thanks again for hosting. I recently watched the “Farmageddon” documentary. I share my thoughts along with some practical ways to help preserve small farms (making a difference with our money and votes!)

  8. Wow, thanks for the feature, Dawn! Much appreciated :)

    This week I’m linking up on how to naturally freshen your laundry without the use of chemicals, and an all-natural anti-bacterial spray.

    Thanks for hosting!

  9. Thanks for hosting! I shared a post about using natural oils for skin care.

    Happy Friday!

  10. I’m new on Village Green NW, which is where I found you. Thanks for hosting!

  11. Thanks for hosting! I’ve linked up a homemade all natural mascara tutorial.

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