Ship This: Saving Money and Resources

For those of you who have started to notice your mail being returned to you over the last week…you missed the memo.  The U.S. first class postage rate has risen yet again…now a cool $.44.  Which got us over at The Budget Ecoist a’thinkin: since everything is raising in price, how can we minimize the […]

Wait! Don’t Waste That Food!

If you’re like most people, you’re not running out to buy your vegetables and fruits fresh, on a daily basis.  But you’d prefer you could make it to the end of the week without your veggies getting limp or your fruit getting brown.  Nothing bums us out more than paying good money for organic fruits […]

Great Steals on Natural Makeup

Spring says…light, pretty makeup.  Glowing skin.  Organic, naturally!  Here are some of our favorite steals of the season, to turn up the lights on your perfect pallate, the natural way: For a light look, drop the concealer and start with a loose powder, instead.  We love Physician’s Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Loose Powder.  […]

How to Make Eco-Friendly Barbecue

Heat waves have been making their way across the U.S. And the last thing anyone wants to do on a hot day is spend their evening cooking over a hot stove. Enter the greatest invention known to (man)kind…the barbecue. Once the sun has been ushered into your fair land, it’s time to think watermelons, macaroni […]

Low-Cost Organic Gardens, Loomstate for Target and More: Web Round-Up

Economical Organic Home Gardening via Green Baby Guide – Green Baby Guide’s “Thrifty Green Thursday” post covers a great interview with two gardening experts, proving that gardening organically doesn’t have to mean costly. Save Energy (and Your Clothes): Try Line Drying! via Greenopia.com – We’re suckers for anything retro, especially when it saves us money. […]

Cleaning with Essential Oils

Many herbs have antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and even antibiotic properties. Using these herbs in essential oil form (or even dried form, from your garden) all you to create many natural cleaners inexpensively. Here are some suggestions for how to use herbs in essential oil form, followed by a list of which herbs have which properties. […]