Top 10 Easy Earth Day Activity Ideas

Earth Day is here! Have you thought about what you might do to celebrate this big blue and green marble we call home? Here are some ideas for my favorite earth-friendly activities that you can do with friends and/or family for a fun and green Earth Day!...more
I've given up lattes unless I have my "To-Go" cup.  I've been feeling so guilty about all the ...more

Get the Stench Out of Your Smelly Gym Clothes

It started just like any other typical day at the gym. I arrived at the usual time in my normal attire: old lycra capris, a baggy t-shirt and hair piled on top of my head....more
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5 Steps Toward a Nontoxic Home

We are exposed to toxins on a daily basis, but just how much depends on the foods we eat, the furniture we sit on, the lotions we decide to put on our bodies and the products that surround us.The degree to which we potentially put our children’s health at risk depends on the different products we decide to bring into the house. Their exposure to toxins begins before they are even born. Whatever we inhale or ingest can have a lasting effect on our children....more
LOVE Dr. Bronner's!  I use it on everything!more

How to Make Your Friends a Garden Seed Envelope Gift

Craft this fun DIY garden seed envelope gift as a simple housewarming or Mother's Day gift! This is a fun and easy activity to get the kids involved in....more

Top 10 Easy Earth Day Activity Ideas

Earth Day is here! Have you thought about what you might do to celebrate this big blue and green marble we call home? Here are some ideas for my favorite earth-friendly activities that you can do with friends and/or family for a fun and green Earth Day!...more
I've given up lattes unless I have my "To-Go" cup.  I've been feeling so guilty about all the ...more

The Cult of Organics: Is It Worth the Extra Money?

At a playdate with a group of mothers, I once horrified an impossibly hip, young mom by telling her I refused to eat organic food because it was too expensive and that I felt I wouldn't be buying a better product. The look of shock on her face made me wonder if I had suddenly experienced a Janet Jackson-esque wardrobe malfunction. After glancing down to make sure I wasn't flashing anyone (and to check that Justin Timberlake wasn't lurking behind a bush), I tried to calmly explain my position on organic versus conventionally grown food. ...more
I think it also stems from a lack of basic scientific literacy. This was true for me. What I ...more

Get the Stench Out of Your Smelly Gym Clothes

It started just like any other typical day at the gym. I arrived at the usual time in my normal attire: old lycra capris, a baggy t-shirt and hair piled on top of my head....more
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Free and Quirky Pallet Wood Coffee Table

I finally created my quirky junk-styled pallet wood coffee table I planned for a year or so. The cost? Absolutely free. It's original and handmade from scratch. It is the PERFECT size for our room, and I couldn't be more pleased. Here's how I did it!...more
I am, personally. But I know others aren't. Also, this design doesn't have to be a coffee table ...more