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How to Safely Clean Your Oven

I have a confession to make. I have not cleaned my oven in a very long time. Quite frankly, cleaning my oven just doesn’t seem to ever make it to the top of my “to do” list. Cleaning the oven conjures up images of me crouched down in awkward positions with gloves and a mask on spraying noxious chemicals and scrubbing until… Read more →

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Clean Eating Defined and Defended

What is “Clean Eating?  Clean eating is a lifestyle that focusses on eating foods that are minimally processed and as close to nature as possible. The premise is that by eating nutritionally dense foods and avoiding heavily processed foods one can feel satisfied and avoid excessive calories that lead to obesity and disease. Basic Principles of “Clean Eating” Eat 5… Read more →

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Mama’s Minestrone

I’m working on some home cleaning posts but since we are expecting some chilly fall weather this weekend I wanted to make sure I share this recipe first. This is THE PERFECT thing to make when it is cold outside to warm you up and it is oh so delicious and easy to make! It’s “Mama’s Minestrone!” My mother was a… Read more →

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Roasting Pumpkin Seeds

One of our favorite fall traditions is roasting pumpkin seeds. It is super easy to do…once you get over the sliminess of the pumpkin guts! Here’s why I love pumpkin seeds and how I roast them: Why I love pumpkin seeds: They remind me of my childhood. Every Halloween my family carved pumpkins together and we saved the seeds for… Read more →

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About Me

Hi! My name is Michele. I am “mom” to a sports fanatic, baseball playing, fun-loving 13 year old boy and a spunky, drooling, chunky legged 5 mo. old girl and wife to a hardly ever serious, hard working, and big hearted ex-Marine. I have a Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. I am… Read more →

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Welcome to Beautifully Klean!

Hello and Welcome to Beautifully Klean! I’m glad you have found me and I am excited to begin kleaning up. I hope to inspire you to klean up with me. What does Beautifully Klean mean? Beautifully Klean means enjoying the beauty within you and the beauty of life.  You live beautifully klean every time you make a choice to use products that are… Read more →