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 […]

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 […]