My kids don’t drink soda…..and other reasons I am a horrible Mom!

Like most Moms, my priority is the health and well-being of my children. I protect them as best I can from harm, feed them a mostly organic diet, expose them to no harsh chemicals in our home and teach them smart choices for when they aren’t actually with me to make the choice for them. […]

Why you Should Bother to Visit your Local Farmer’s Market

I know the word bother seems so negative, but that is what some people say about vistiting their local farmer’s market. I mean, I know they aren’t always on your usual path and who wants to go the grocery store(s) to search out the best deals and also make a special trip out for the […]

Lunapads Review and Giveaway!!!

Okay, I consider myself a green girl…..I have a cool reusable water bottle, I recycle, never buy paper towels or paper napkins, buy organic food, organic hair care products, make my own household cleaner, and only use soap nuts for my laundry! The one area I just hadn’t dove into yet was feminine hygiene products. […]

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 reuse […]

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 […]