4 Ways to Green Your Halloween

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Halloween means pumpkin carving, costume wearing, Trick-or-Treating and lots of kids strung out on sugar looking for their next fix. Of course, this sounds like fun for the kids, but is it necessary to fill them with lots of sugary unhealthy treats and spend lots of money to celebrate just…

Greenercising

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Did you know that 1500 watts of power is consumed by the average treadmill? Did you know that 0.75 kilowatt-hours of energy is used during 30 minutes on the treadmill? Did you know you could light a Christmas tree for 6 hours with 0.75 kilowatts-hours? Did you know that 2…

Party Green Style

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Tomorrow, we celebrate “We are moving to Texas for 7 months approximately and it so happens to be little E’s first birthday!” I am not a big birthday party celebrating kinda gal, but for J.P it was important to celebrate in some form. Who am I to argue with that….

5 Tips to Prepare for the Fall/Winter Months

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5 tips to help you prepare for the Fall/Winter months….I know, I thought Summer just started too! If your home is heated with hot water and/or electric baseboards, they will only run at maximum efficiency if the baseboard convectors and radiators are kept clean. They depend on air flowing through…

The Green Grocery Bag

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While grocery shopping is a necessity, it doest mean we should not take the planet into consideration during our weekly outing. There are many ways that the food and products you buy at the grocery store impact the environment. Fossil fuels are being burnt to transport products into the grocery…

10 Easy Ways to Go Green

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I was asked by Diana a sweet, crunchy, and witty blogger to write a guest post on “10 ways to go green-simply.” Of course I could not refuse her request, so you will find me over at Hormonal Imbalances today! Please go and take a peek at my crafty work. Have a…

Would you Eat your Soap?

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The government hasn’t stepped up to the plate to implement stronger laws to make our personal care products safer. Companies just keep going on their merry way doing what they do because they are not being forced to make changes to have safer products. So where does that leave us?…

Reducing your Plastic Footprint

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Have you ever wondered how much plastic you use in a day? A week? A month? I have always been pretty conscious of how much plastic I use and buy on a daily basis, but I was curious to see if there was a way that I could further reduce…

How Many Disposable Water Bottles do you Use a Week?

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Did you know that 60,000 plastic water bottles are disposed of in landfills daily in the United States alone? To me that is a frightening number. That is a lot of plastic just sitting in a pile somewhere. Plastic water bottles negatively impact our planet to a greater extent than…

6 Reasons to Buy Organic and Locally Sourced Foods

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Where do your fruits and veggies come from? It is amazing to me how today we are “fortunate” enough to have access to any type of food, no matter the time of year. We eat berries and cucumbers in the middle of winter; we can have oranges in the summer. Now…