The Teflon-Coated Catch 22 of Kitchen Tools

It’s always scary for a green-minded parent when something sneaks up on you: the realization that your penchant for antique furniture could mean flaking lead paint or that your favorite brand isn’t as eco-friendly as you thought....more
Thanks @paigewolf Paige, while we all try to make the right choices for ourselves and our ... more

Why We Raise Our Own Meat

The more I learned about the way meat animals are raised here in the US, the less I liked it. Upon realizing the way animals are treated - raised in close quarters with tails or beaks cut off, unable to turn around, fed a constant stream of antibiotics and growth hormones, subsisting on diets that they did not evolve to eat - I knew I couldn’t support the industrial meat production system....more
Thanks Abbie, like so many things, we have become very disconnected from where everything we buy ... more

The $100 Question: Tell Susan From Between Naps on the Porch What You Would Do if You Could Not Fail

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Susan from Between Naps on the Porch ...more

Thanks! Great idea, sustainable bio fuels are a great option!! more

The $100 Question: Tell Susan From Between Naps on the Porch What You Would Do if You Could Not Fail

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Susan from Between Naps on the Porch ...more

Hold a meeting of world leaders and not let them leave the room until they agreed to a way to ... more

The $100 Question: Tell Susan From Between Naps on the Porch What You Would Do if You Could Not Fail

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Susan from Between Naps on the Porch ...more

...I would invent a renewable form of energy that everything could "run" on and that wouldn't ... more

The $100 Question: Tell Susan From Between Naps on the Porch What You Would Do if You Could Not Fail

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Susan from Between Naps on the Porch ...more

...I would invent a renewable form of energy that everything could "run" on and that wouldn't ... more

What is included in your "green" routine? Tell us for a chance to win $1000 from Sprint!

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