If one of your green goals is to shop local and support more businesses in your area, you do not have to abandon the Internet altogether. You can use the web to locate the best shops, services, and restaurants in your area. Research local gems and avoid dud spots using these five sites: LocalHarvest.org This site contains the most complete listings of local farms, CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture), farmer’s markets, and restaurants that serve local fare. You can often get great deals ... Continue Reading
Make an effort to shop local, support small businesses in your neighborhood, and save money!
Find ways to volunteer your time and efforts at local organizations this year.
It 's funny how we wait for a pivotal moment like the arrival of a new year to make changes in our lives instead of starting anew when the thought first arises. I didn't make a big New Year's resolution list this year, but I did set a few goals that I plan to stick with, which will help me improve other areas of my life. One goal I have and would like to share is to be more deliberate about the ways I help others. Sure, I will continue to give to charities and volunteer, but this year my ... Continue Reading
Where can young kids go to not only build fine motor and mental skills but to have some fun within a safe online social community?
Let’s face it, kids can use Facebook to do many good things. However, it’s not for everyone, especially young kids who know how to use today’s technology but who do not meet the Facebook minimum user age requirement of 13. So, where can young kids go to not only build fine motor and mental skills but to have some fun within a safe online social community? One of the more established Internet destinations that I think that parents and kids will both find secure, educational, and ... Continue Reading