Worth it? Why tide is not cool

 What’s so bad about laundry detergents anyway? Why bother buying a green detergent? A few things that are  not cool about conventional detergents:...more

Easy, fast, yummy Hot Chocolate

Last night I had a little chocolate breakdown. I had  made a  decision to buy only fair trade chocolate after my Bye Bye Kit Kat post so it really sucked when I broke down last night and in addition to my fair trade Dairy milk bar,  I had a (gasp!) Reece’s Peanut Butter cup…. In my defense my husband bought it....more

Your kids need to know!

We all know that teaching our kids to be polite and respect other people is pretty important. What about teaching our kids to respect the earth, how many parents make this a priority?...more

Can't get these diapers out of my head

As you may be aware I switched to cloth diapers a few months ago, click here to find out more about that switch. Be that as it may, my baby’s butt is often still covered in  disposable diapers by others when I can’t be around.  As an aspiring ecoholic I need to make sure  we use  the healthiest and greenest option available....more

Greener Birthday Party (Take 1)

Paisley Handmade on Etsy! Like I ‘ve explained before going green for me is a trial and error process. I try something new, make mistakes and learn every day. This weekend my little princess B turned 3. This marked the first birthday party I would have to throw since making the switch to a greener life. Greener Birthday party, take 1:...more

Listen to David Suzuki! (why I hate water bottles)

Last night my husband was making his lunch and getting his things ready for work in the morning. I noticed he had a plastic water bottle, so like a good wife would, I started to rant (a little) about how bad plastic water bottles are. If you have tried this method before you might have found that ranting, complaining or otherwise bi*ching really is not an effective way of getting a point across. I’ll try a different approach this time and present him with research (I’m so tricky!)....more

Worth it? Apples to Apples

I’ve decided to do a little Q & A on Inspire Planning. I ‘d love for readers to comment on this post! Please leave the name of an eco-friendly choice in the marketplace and I’ll tell you if it’s WORTH IT or NOT, hopefully every Wednesday. Any thing from bamboo floor to toothpaste!...more

Really, I love cleaning poop!

           Sometimes, I find when you do something quite often it is easy to get discouraged and want to run out the nearest exit and scream “I quit!”....more

Green your Fall Fashions 2010

This weekend I was inspired by the 7th annual Ethical Fashion show that’s going on right now in Paris as well as this months Green Moms Carnival , hosted this month by Diane MacEachern of Big Green Purse....more