With the cost of energy skyrocketing, many people are turning to things like solar to shave their power bills. But you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars to make a difference. Money Talks News reporter Stacy Johnson explains how little things can make a big difference.
Here’s a recipe, a budget-friendly tip and a plug for local food all wrapped up in one delicious summer drink: strawberry lemonade. Ever get a craving for strawberries when they’re no longer in season? Sure you do…we all do! There’s no need to buy frozen (with all that excess packaging and what not) and there’s […]
Sometimes your fancy friends come over and it’s time to put away the tumblers and PBR, clean off the good china and pour a Pinot. Why not spend your hard-earned home entertainment dollars on sustaining practices of elegant craftsmanship that you can pass down to your grandchildren? Green Glass is a group of adventurers who […]
Planet Green, the first all-green television network, launched on June 4. 24-hour programming on everything green: DIY projects, reality shows, food and more. Get a quick idea about the great shows that are going to be featured on this new, progressive channel! We’re looking forward to the Ludacris and Tommy Lee reality show, Battleground Earth, […]
Garden slugs feed on both living plants as well as on decaying plant matter. On plants’ leaves and flowers, they chew irregular holes, and can clip succulent plant parts. Because they prefer succulent foliage or flowers, they can be damaging to seedlings and herbaceous plants, as well as ripening fruits such as strawberries, artichokes, and […]
You may have a fabulous home, but your neighbors probably don’t. Or they park their RV in the alley, or there is that fabulous neighbor you call the freeway…In any case, no matter where you live an outdoor privacy screen may not be such a bad idea. We found these two easy DIY outdoor privacy […]
Getting from Point A to Point B isn’t quite as cheap as it used to be, eh? Consider these transportation and maintenance tips for commuting and general travel: 1. Get some excercise. Add a basket (or two) to your bike and head for the grocery store. Try walking to your dinner destination…bonus, you’re earning that […]
“How to go green” tips from Lawerence “Axil” Comras and greenhome.com. Axil (not of Guns and Roses !!! ) gives the lowdown on which cleaners work best for the budget as well as the countertops.
Summertime is the time for spur-the-moment get-togethers and low key barbeque’s on a Friday night. Here are some great, cheap ways to light up your great outdoors to get ready for those summer night parties. Timeless and classic. The tiki torch gives you light and if you use citronella oil it can keep pesky mosquitoes […]
We love big ideas here at The Budget Ecoist but sometimes it’s all we can do to separate our paper and plastic, much less sort through eco-friendly and non when taking care of our daily home business. So how is a busy guy or gal supposed to keep green, awesome and affordable living simple? Here […]