Everything You Wanted to Know About Eggs (But Were Afraid to Ask)

With the Easter holiday coming up this weekend, we have a feeling many people will be purchasing eggs this week. Purchasing eggs isn’t as easy as it used to be, though! Organic, free range, cage free, AA, A…what does it all mean? And does any of it really matter? Here, in time for Easter, is […]

The Kitchen Garden (or…Be Like the Obamas!)

Ever since the Obamas moved into the White House on January 20, hopeful foodies and conservationists alike have been prodding the first family to be the first since the Roosevelts to turn the White House into a Green House! (OK…not really a Green House, but it sounded clever…really they dug up some of the lawn […]

Green Jobs, Bees, and more: Web Round-Up

California’s Green Jobs Training Program via Mother Nature Network – Melissa Hincha-Ownby, MNN’s business guru, blogs about the new California Green Corps, announced by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in a press conference on Wednesday. The program will be part of CaliforniaVolunteers and is designed to train at risk individuals, aged 16-24, for a new, green […]

Recycle Your Couch with Slipcovers: Recycle This

If you’re anything like me, you’ll jump at any offer to get free stuff for your home. I hate to think of usable things being thrown out. Consequently, my house is furnished with all sorts of second-hand furniture – from family hand-me-downs to junk shop finds. I even spotted an old couch left out with […]

Paper-Free Schools, DIY Spring Bags, and more: Web Round-Up

School offers paper-free handouts via Mother Nature Network – Jenn Savedge, author of green parenting books, blogs about schools that are using their environmentally-friendly know how to address budget crunches. For example, a school in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is going paperless with their lunch menus, schedules, fundraising information and announcements. The cost-savings to the school? Over […]

Eco-Friendly Bar Stool Makeovers That Won’t Blow Your Budget

In these times of economic doom and gloom, it pays to get creative by recycling and updating your furniture rather than splashing out on new items. Prolonging the life of things you already have is better for the environment too. There are several ways to give kitchen bar stools a fresh new look on a […]

Recycled Items in the Kitchen: Recycle This

Economy got you down? Wishing you could decorate, shop, completely re-do your 70’s kitchen? Never fear! With a bit of ingenuity, a small budget, and a little leg work you can spruce up your kitchen and make it more environmentally-friendly with a minimal amount of cash. Here are some ideas: Toss the paper napkins and […]