Product Review: Glass Dharma Straws

A while back I decided to enter a contest over at EcoOfficeGals for some glass straws from Glass Dharma. I personally don’t use straws very often, but the kids do so I thought this would be a fun way to have some straws that were NOT plastic!! Let’s face it, most people don’t reuse their […]

It Goes Way Beyond Earth Day!!

I have to be honest! I really don’t get into the whole excitement and hype of Earth Day! I feel it is more about changing your lifestyle and not just about one day. I think that one particular day is a great place to start, but it is more about the lasting changes that will […]

10 Great Ways to Reuse an Empty Glass Jar!

From honey jars to peanut butter and almond butter jars, I definitely have my share of glass accumulating in my cupboard of storage containers. I mention these particular ones because they seem to clean the best and the labels come off the easiest! I decided to share some of my favorite ways to use them […]

Everyone Needs a Friendly "Ecominder" Every Now and Then!

Okay, so I love being green and doing my part not only for my family and the future of my kids, but for the environment as well. We recycle, use resusable bags, use reusable water bottles and coffee mugs, but every now and then it doesn’t hurt to have a little friendly reminder or in […]

Soap Nuts-Truly Safe and Effective way to Clean your Laundry!

Have you ever thought about what your laundry goes through each time you do a load of wash? Well, considering the fact that your clothing then spends so much time on the bodies of you and your family members, don’t you think you owe it to yourself and your loved ones to really be concious […]

Green Cleaning at its Frugal Best!

We all know one of the first and most important places to start living a more earth-friendly, family-friendly lifestyle is in the household cleaners that we use. These are some of the harshest things that we bring into our homes. Shouldn’t the fact that you sometimes get a headache, need plenty of ventilation, or just […]

A Great Read for your Green Bookshelf!

I was thinking about how far we have come as a family in our journey to a more green lifestyle. It all started almost a year ago. It was Earth Day and I decided to watch an episode of Oprah. Of course it was an episode devoted to living a more eco-concious lifestyle and one […]

LunchBots…….

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to sample these great containers called LunchBots. They are 100% stainless steel and come in the “Uno” design, which is sized for a meal or sandwich and the “Duo” has a divider for snacks or side items! They have been fully tested and are completely lead-free and what I […]

A tea that gets me through the winter…..

With these wonderful and cold winter months, especially here in the northeast, comes the delightful germs that get passed around! With kids in school and working in schools, I certainly can’t keep them away completely so the key is to build your own strong immune system so when the little buggers try to invade your […]

A Few Easy and Green Resolutions!

Okay, so I always try to make New Year’s resolutions, but don’t always stick to them so I am going to give myself a goal that I know I can be successful at. I plan to start with turning off the water while I am brushing my teeth! This is such a hard one for […]