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 […]

A Greener Holiday!

With the holidays coming and all of the waste that goes along with it, I have been trying to think of a way to minimize all of that as best I can. I have come up with a few ideas that I hope you will find helpful!First, gift wrapping can be so expensive and oh, […]

Dryer Lint…..Who Knew?!

Okay, so this will be short and sweet, but an idea I just had to share. Every time I pulled the lint from my dryer screen and threw it in the trash I knew there had to be something better I could do with it. Well, there is and it’s eco-friendly and bird-friendly! Place it […]

REUSE! REUSE! REUSE!

Okay, so I am a bit excited about reusing! It doesn’t take much to get me excited when it comes to being green! So, I had many great glass peanut butter jars that I cleaned and put in my cupboard over the last several months. I didn’t want to recycle them because I knew I […]

Organic, Fair Trade, Superb Customer Service

I just can’t let my recent interaction with a company go unwritten about! That company is Equal Exchange and if you don’t already drink their coffee, you should.  I drink lots and lots of it and mostly because they offer fair trade and organic coffee, but also many other products as well, such as cocoa and […]

How are your sinuses? Neti pot might help!

Okay, let me just cut to the chase and tell you that my most favorite health aid is my neti pot. You might be asking “neti who?” Well, this is just about the greatest little piece of ceramics you may ever own. Basically, a neti pot is a nasal cleansing tool. It has been used […]

Hand Sanitizers – Beware!

I was so bothered by this recent find, that I had to share it with everyone. I am talking about those hand sanitizers that come in the pump or bottle and are probably on the walls of many buildings we walk into, including my son’s school! First, and foremost, they are by no means a […]

Time for house plants!

Now that we have to close up the windows and keep them closed it is a great time to consider buying house plants. They are a great way of keeping the air in your home clean and purified and maybe keep everyone a bit more healthy this winter! I have done some research and came […]

REDUCE, REDUCE, REDUCE!!!!!

Have you ever just looked around your house at all the “stuff” that you have?? It is amazing how much we all accumulate over time and then can’t even really remember why we even bought something in the first place! Several months ago I started a mission to simplify and reduce all the unnecessary items […]