Environmentally-Friendly Painting: Go Green

Spring is here (yeah!). Quick: what thought does spring conjure up? If you’re like us, the beginning of spring is synonymous with cleaning and organizing. Perhaps you’ve had painting on your long overdue to-do list, but you’ve been worried about the whispers of “environmental repercussions” and “health concerns”. If so, print this post and consider […]

Easter Basket Filler: Recycle This

Happy Easter to those of you who are celebrating today. For a greener Easter think about some of these great tips: 1. Waxy, plastic Easter basket filler is SO yesterday, and SO bad for the environment. Why not simply use paper you have around the house and put it through the shredder? In the picture […]

Eatwild Farm Directory: Organic Food

If you’re looking for a pasture based farm for meat or farm products, check out Eatwild’s Directory of Farms. More than 800 pasture-based farms in the United States and Canada are listed, offering grass-fed meat and dairy products. To access the directory, click on your state in the map on the home page. The farms […]

Cut Out the Catalogs: Green Tips

Finally someone has heard our pleas to stop the catalog madness! We must receive like, what, ten catalogs a week…at least! You’d think someone in their marketing department would know we NEVER purchase from those catalogs (ok some of them we do, but most we do not) and remove our name from their list. After […]

TP Doggie Puppet: Recycle This

We got this great idea from a fun kids crafts website called MakingFriends.com. If you have kids and they like crafts, you’ve got to check that site out! What: Make a TP Puppy Puppet What They Say: Glue a jumbo craft stick inside the empty tube for a handle. Paint the animal face. Cut out […]

Sprouts: Organic Food

Sprouts are a healthy way to add protein and vitamin C to your diet. Sprouts can grow from the seeds of vegetables, grains, legumes, buckwheat, and beans. A sprout is produced when a seed starts growing into a vegetable. They are by nature extremely fresh, and a healthy addition to your diet. You can easily […]

Spring Planting: Budget Gardening Tip

As the temperatures begin to rise, it’s time to start thinking about your garden. Whether it’s a few pots on the terrace or balcony, or several yards of dirt in your backyard, you can start planning and planting now. Starting plants from seed is more economical than purchasing already started plants, and is a good […]