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Sara Tetreault
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Attended University of San Diego
Lives in Our Urban Homestead, Portlandia
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6 reasons home swap #travel is sustainable - and why you should try it!

Traveling can generate a lot of trash. With carry out, to-go drinks, and meals, everything is throw-away. Home swapping is the most sustainable way to travel. By trading houses, we’re using the resources that we already have – our houses – and sharing.…
Traveling can generate a lot of trash. With carry out, to-go drinks, and meals, everything is throw-away. Home swapping is the most sustainable way to travel. By trading houses, we're using the res...
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"The Quilt Goes to College" and so did my son!

Remember when I sewed a quilt for my son? Well, when it was finally finished I swore up and down that it wasn’t going off to college with him. I had worked too hard on it and it was too nice for college. I wanted him to leave it at home. Something else…
Remember when I sewed a quilt for my son? Well, when it was finally finished I swore up and down that it wasn't going off to college with him. I had worked too hard on it and it was too nice for co...
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Since I began reading the ingredients of everything we buy, it’s been a real hassle. Items that in the past I tossed into the grocery basket are now being left behind on the grocery store shelves. Why? There are so many bad ingredients and chemicals in…
Since I began reading the ingredients of everything we buy, it's been a real hassle. Items that in the past I tossed into the grocery basket are now being left behind on the grocery store shelves. ...
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Summer Entertaining Goes Green #Sustainable

I love summer. Picking fresh vegetables and cooking straight from the garden. Having informal get togethers with friends in the backyard. Summertime means entertaining and keeping it green outside – and enjoying longer evenings spent outdoors. Here’s how…
I love summer. Picking fresh vegetables and cooking straight from the garden. Having informal get togethers with friends in the backyard. Summertime means entertaining and keeping it green outside ...
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Quickest Ever Cucumber Salad #RealFood #Recipe

I like simple salads in the summer, don’t you? This is the quickest ever cucumber salad and one of my favorite recipes because the cucumbers, dill, and tomatoes are straight out of my garden. What could be easier than picking, chopping, and tossing?…
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Real Food Eating While on Vacation

Eating real food while on vacation to maintain a healthy lifestyle can be tricky – especially if you’re on a road trip. Eating out for every meal can be expensive, too. With a little preparation, eating real food wherever you’re traveling can keep health…
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My go-to recipe for smoothies on the fly - aka whenever kids say, "Let's have smoothies!"
At Go Gingham, our partner Sara writes frequently about her family’s adventures in healthy eating. The key to keeping her family on the real-food bandwagon? You guessed it: preparation! Here’s how she works it with those freshly blended beverages we’re loving right now.
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We are up to our elbows in cucumbers over here! Yes, they’ve been pickled, sliced, diced, shredded, and made into the tastiest ever summer soup – gazpacho. But this recipe for tzatziki is my favorite. This is another super easy sauce recipe that you’ll…
We are up to our elbows in cucumbers over here! Yes, they've been pickled, sliced, diced, shredded, and made into the tastiest ever summer soup - gazpacho. But this recipe for tzatziki is my favori...
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I just washed my hands and the soapy water is completely green. That’s what happens after I’ve been picking tomatoes. The tomatoes we planted earlier this summer are coming in fast and furious.Usually, the tomatoes get oven roasted and made into sauce…
I just washed my hands and the soapy water is completely green. That's what happens after I've been picking tomatoes. The tomatoes we planted earlier this summer are coming in fast and furious.Usua...
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Consumer products, cleaning supplies, ready to eat processed food, household items, and ready to wear clothing – everything is done. All we have to do is buy these items with the money we’ve earned from working. But what if our work was growing and making…
Consumer products, cleaning supplies, ready to eat processed food, household items, and ready to wear clothing - everything is done. All we have to do is buy these items with the money we've earned...
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How to Freeze Fresh Herbs #NoFoodWaste

While I like fresh herbs to last, in hot weather they can wilt before using them. Store bought frozen or freeze dried herbs are nice but there’s all that packaging and expense. Wasting food is a waste of resources. My solution? Food process herbs and…
While I like fresh herbs to last, in hot weather they can wilt before using them. Store bought frozen or freeze dried herbs are nice but there's all that packaging and expense. Wasting food is a wa...
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Sometimes I think dips should be eaten with a spoon. Well, healthy dips like this Greek yogurt dill dip should be. It’s so easy to make, too. It’s light and fresh – but grab a carrot or celery stick to make it look like you’re eating the veggies. And not…
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    Business, 1984 - 1988
    B.B.A., Business Administration
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chicken keeper, gardener, hula hooper, home swapper, mom, runner, real food cook, wife
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Sara Tetreault
Professional Content Creator +
Photographer + Recipe Developer + Social Media Influencer
creator of GoGingham.com: Real Food + Sustainable Living


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Professional Content Creator + Photographer + Recipe Developer + Social Media Influencer
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blogger, professional content creator, influencer, photographer, recipe developer, world traveler, speaker
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  • GoGingham.com
    Creator/Editor, 2010 - present
    Creator of GoGingham.com: Real Food + Sustainable Living
  • Polo/Ralph Lauren Corporation
    1988 - 1997
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Our Urban Homestead, Portlandia
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Laundry Detergents to Use and Why « Go Gingham Stylishly Frugal Living
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Laundry detergents, much like all other cleaning and consumer products, can be filled with all sorts of bad ingredients – even when they cla

Happy Three Year Anniversary Go Gingham « Go Gingham Stylishly Frugal Li...
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Yes, today is the day that three-years ago I pressed “publish” for the first time. With 522 published posts and no thoughts of slowing down,

Kitchen Tip: How to Use a Mortar and Pestle « Go Gingham Stylishly Fruga...
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If there’s one item I use almost daily in the kitchen, it’s my mortar and pestle. I didn’t even know what it was for when I first got it and

How to Make Liquid Hand Soap « Go Gingham Stylishly Frugal Living
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I began making my own liquid hand soap because I was trying to avoid products with triclosan* in them, and after spending $20.00 on the equi

Found: One Claw Foot « Go Gingham | Stylishly Frugal Living | Sara Tetre...
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Sara Tetreault of Go Gingham locates a missing claw foot for her bathtub. Hippo Hardware, which is very frugal, fancy, and fun, had everythi

NEW FACE FOR AN OLD PURSE
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I was making the rounds at a favorite thrift store a couple of weeks ago and I spotted a name brand summer handbag for $2. The inside was st