Earth Day Resolutions

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Setting up a green classroom

How to saw off your arm with a tin can (and be taunted by carbs)

Last week, my friend Abby came across this interesting recipe for Bread in a can.Yes, you read that right. Bread. In a can. ...more

Ology -- Walgreens Affordable, Non-Toxic, Eco-Friendly Line of Products

By now most of you know that I’m a BIG proponent of going “green” on a lean budget and convenient manner.  I won’t ever suggest you go off the grid and overhaul your entire home, instead I try to offer simple, actionable steps you can take to make healthier choices for your family without going broke....more

DIY Mess Kit Bags

Becoming 'Poo Free'

I started off 2012 with a resolve to stop shampooing my hair.Traditionally, anyway.I had heard of people doing this before, but because of the 'detox' period that was inevitable, I was unwilling to spend any amount of time with greasy looking hair. After constantly switching hair-care products, looking for something that would make my hair stronger and healthier, occasionally spending more money than I would like to admit, I was ready to try almost anything. ...more

In Addition to Joining the Compact, Now I've Got a BHAGG

I really like this… Diane over at theBig Green Purse Blog (a really terrific resource, by the way) is asking readers if they have a BHAGG for the new year – a Big Hairy Audacious Green Goal.  And she insists that it’s not a resolution (told you I like it!) but a challenge: what will you do this year to make a positive impact on the earth?...more

New Year's Eco-Lutions

Yep, we’ve made another trip around the sun. The new year is upon us filled with brand new opportunities and chances. Let’s do our best to make it an even greener one with these simple tips!...more

The carbon sleigh track

It is crunch time. T-minus 5 days until the the jolly old fat guy slides down the chimney with gifts, and somehow manages to get back out (If you ask me, he must just walk out the front door)....more

I’m an Eco-Optimist. Are you?

Should we all sit back, be do-nothing-Luddites or likewise tremble at an Orwellian future? Nope. My glass is always half full. Call me an eco-optimist....more