A lot of coffee cups are used and thrown away every single year. It was estimated, that in 2006 alone 16 million disposable coffee cups were used in the U.S. Now add the amount of natural resources and waste used to manufacture the coffee cups and the environment impact is significant. So, why not try to lessen your impact on […]
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 pounds of CO2 is given off during the 30 minute workout on the treadmill? I never really put too […]
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. Of course, we had to […]
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 many fins that surround […]
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 store; items are wrapped in […]
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 great week-end everyone!
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? We can demand change with […]
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 my plastic consumption. This is […]