Think going green is too expensive? Think again. Here are 15 simple ways to go green and save money at the same time! How to Go Green and Save Money 1. Use cloth napkins instead of paper napkins. A friend blessed me with a beautiful king sized sheet, but I don't have a king sized bed. I cut it into 16-inch squares and stitched the edging by hand (I don't have a sewing … [Read more...] about 15 Easy Ways to Go Green AND Save Money
If you’re a fan of saving the environment like I am and you want to save your money as well, I don’t blame you! When you use green friendly products around your household, you probably don’t want to set out and pay top dollar. Instead, I want to give you a few tips that you can use when you’re looking to save money by being green. Ways to Save Money By Being Green #1 Grow … [Read more...] about 6 Tips to Save Money by Being Green
Do you filter your water? I do! Why filter water? First let me say that I try to never buy bottled water because I don't want to contribute any unnecessary plastic waste and because I prefer to limit my exposure to plastic. So to make sure I have nice pure water to drink, I filter. I will review the four water filter types available. Why Filter Water? You might be wondering … [Read more...] about Why Filter Water and 4 Water Filter Types
Having a successful garden requires more time and knowledge than you might think, so give the matter a little thought before you plunge into gardening. Here are some tips for first time gardeners to help them prepare to plant a garden. Have fun learning gardening as you go but a little planning and knowledge goes a long way too! Tips For First Time Gardeners Sun and Hardy … [Read more...] about Tips for First Time Gardeners Planting a Garden
This is a super easy and fun, eco-friendly craft that the kids and you will enjoy long after it is done! Can't say that everyday! Plus you get to recycle! All you need to learn how to make a bird feeder is an empty 1/2 gallon milk or juice carton and some string. They can decorate the bird feeder any way they want or not at all! How To Make A Bird Feeder From A Milk … [Read more...] about How to make a bird feeder with your children: My kids loved this craft!
Earth Day is an opportunity for us all to take stock or our impact on the Earth and resolve to take some actions to lessen it. The fact is our population just keeps growing and we are changing the environment. Loving nature as I do, I hope we all work towards minimizing our impact make some Earth Day Resolutions that we will keep. Ideas For Earth Day Resolutions I will … [Read more...] about Earth Day Resolutions
My daughter starts kindergarten next year and I will be packing her lunch and snacks so I am excited to have discovered ReUsies, reusable sandwich bags. ReUsies™ are 100% cotton lined with leak-resistant nylon (BPA, Lead and Phthalate free) and are secured with Velcro® closures. Each Reusies reusable sandwich bag is made in the U.S.A. and has the potential to eliminate hundreds … [Read more...] about ReUsies Reusable Sandwich Bags Review