Category: Green Living

It’s Not Easy Celebrating Earth Day!

It’s Not Easy Celebrating Earth Day!

Overheard at our breakfast table this morning… Mommy:  What do you like about our Earth? Jadon, age 5:  Flowers, water, trees and bushes, animals Lila, age 3:  The sky and grass because they’re so pretty, the rivers that God made Mommy:  What can we do to take care of all of these special things? Earth Day…

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Retro Wednesday: A Green Evolution

Retro Wednesday: A Green Evolution

Tomorrow is Earth Day!  Forty years and 40 Earth Days, but let’s face it, the planet is still a mess!  Humans are evolving, though.  Our way of thinking is changing.  But why does it have to take so long?  I may be dating myself, but when I was a kid growing up in the 60′s,  it…

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

On a daily basis, we try to be good role models for our kids and teach them how to reduce, reuse, and recycle.  If you are looking for some ways that you can become more green, here are some suggestions for you to get started in your home. Reduce There are lots of ways you can reduce…

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40 Green Tips

40 Green Tips

It’s Earth Week!  April 22nd will mark the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.  And you know what? I think people are really beginning to have a sense of urgency.  Not everyone’s thinking has evolved yet, but it’s refreshing to see that people around the world are working together to help create a better world for…

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Retro Wednesday: Don’t Waste Food

Retro Wednesday: Don’t Waste Food

If you are like me, you just love those vintage magazine ads.  Here’s a retro-mom following our government’s sound advice and using her dried bread.  It’s actually great advice.  I use stale bread to make breadcrumbs for meatballs and other dishes calling for bread crumbs. (And for you Internet geeks… bread crumbs are an actually…

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Healthy Green Easter Baskets

Healthy Green Easter Baskets

If you’re like me, you always have good intentions and start thinking about things like getting Easter baskets together a month before Easter.  Here it is, though, just five short days before the big day, and I haven’t figured out exactly what we’ll put in the kids’ baskets this year. I’m a little conflicted on this topic of Easter baskets.  While I’m…

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Earth Hour Magic

Earth Hour Magic

Earth Hour brought three hours of magic into our home Saturday night. It was important for us to share this world-wide event with our kids and help educate them about the importance of conservation.  We do talk about reducing, reusing and recycling everyday, but Earth Hour gave us a perfect opportunity to turn out the…

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