Spring is here! How delightful to be wearing short sleeve shirts again. Goodbye socks and boots, hello flip-flops and sun hats. My wardrobe can surely use a little dose of spring. If you’re on the eco-friendly band wagon already or just getting started - you can even expand your green endeavors to your wardrobe. In case you are not aware, regular cotton is grown using copious amounts of chemicals that end up in our air and water. Let’s not even talk about synthetic polyester. There are many ... Continue Reading
The grass is turning green, but can your wardrobe? Make sustainable choices and vote with your wallet by choosing bamboo, organic cotton, and fair trade!
You can practice green living by saving on a small budget or living large.
It is a very common question and I’m here to answer it. Guess what? It can be either one. Living healthier and ‘greener’ is adjustable to your income. You can have it all or do with very little, it is possible to live green on both a $30,000 and a $300,000 income. If you think you can’t afford a healthy lifestyle - I’ll be blunt, that’s just a bad excuse. Simple green living can save you money both in short and long term spending. Of course if money grows on trees for you, you can ... Continue Reading
Learn tips for being eco-conscience around the house and your children.
What does it take to be an eco-conscience parent? Environmentally-friendly practices come in many different forms, but I have compiled a list of my favorite green products or practices. Green Cleaning Products This is a big one for me! Household cleaning products are consistently in the top five causes of pediatric poisonings with about 12,000 children treated in emergency departments each year. A report by the Consumer Product Safety Commission found that an average of 33 children each year ... Continue Reading
People get confused about organic food, and no wonder – but organic food keeps the family and the planet healthy and happy.
People get confused about organic food, and no wonder! One day, you’ll read that anything less than the USDA organic seal on your food and you’re practically poisoning yourself. The next day, you’ll hear that organic food isn’t worth the extra green because it isn’t any more nutritious than the conventional stuff. Personally, I’m a big supporter of organic food. Yes, I know, it costs more. It may or may not be more nutritious. And sometimes, the organic produce at the store ... Continue Reading