DIY Cloth Wipes

Cloth wipes are a great substitution to expensive and harsh paper wipes, plus they are a bonus for our already suffering planet. When you choose cloth wipes over paper wipes, you can easily save hundreds of dollars a year. To find out more, take a look below for a comprehensive overview on how to make… Continue reading »

How To Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer

Fact: Commercial hand sanitizers are chemically-scented and made with toxic ingredients. While, yes, they do kill certain bacteria and viruses, the unfortunate byproduct is that these chemicals also seep into the pores of the skin and are absorbed into the bloodstream. The primary active ingredients in commercial sanitizers are Ethyl alcohol and Isopropyl alcohol. [1] Isopropyl alcohol… Continue reading »

Why Recycling Garden Water Responsibly Is Vital

Runoff water from irrigation accounts for roughly one-third of water usage in the United States. That’s why recycling garden water doesn’t only benefit your water bill; it can cut down on the costs of water treatment plants and the rate at which humans are using up our fresh water in general. Recycling garden water can… Continue reading »

Easy Peach Cobbler

It’s just isn’t summer without a Peach Cobbler! Enjoy this easy recipe this weekend.  We even have a few tips to pick just the right peaches! How To Choose the Perfect Peach Peaches do not get sweeter once they are picked. They do get softer and juicer but never sweeter. That is why it is… Continue reading »

It’s Summer & That Means A Party!

What’s the best way to avoid the “Summertime Blues”? Throw a party of course! Celebrate summer’s sweet inception by hosting the best (and greenest) shindig on the block. So put on your party hat and dancing shoes and follow our green party tips. Say No To Paper Invites We know, there’s nothing quite like a… Continue reading »

10 Easy Tips To Save Water This Summer

Did you know that as much as 40 percent of our water use in the spring and summer goes toward our lawns and gardens. That’s a lot of water wasted. Your impact: The UN predicts that 3.4 billion people will be living in countries defined as water-scarce by 2025. When water is scarce, people are… Continue reading »

8 Easy Tips For Successful Water Harvesting

With the monsoon season upon us, we like to remind everyone to think about harvesting rain water.  Here is your simple guide to start saving our most sacred resource: water! The Eight Principles of Successful Water Harvesting Courtesy of Brad Lancaster- harvestingrainwater.com 1. Begin with long and thoughtful observation.Use all your senses to see where… Continue reading »

Spring Vegetable and Goat Cheese Dip

This is a must have in your recipe file. You can whip it up for friends and, no matter what else you serve, it’ll be the first thing to go. Serve it with crostini, tortilla chips, or crudités. Or just eat it by the spoonful. It’s that good. Ingredients •    1 cup 3/4″-inch pieces asparagus… Continue reading »

8 Natural Mosquito Repellants

Before you grab that DEET-based mosquito repellent, consider using a natural option instead. DEET, also known as diethyl-meta-toluamide, by any other name still stinks. And research proves that the main ingredient in commercial mosquito repellents leaves more than a bad odor. According to a Duke University study, it damages brain cells, can cause behavioural changes,… Continue reading »

Earth Day Resolution- Commit To Composting

Our every day life  produces an hefty quantity of waste. What better way to say thank you to Mother Earth thank you commit to composting.  After all, composting is the Earth’s natural  recycling program. You add materials from around the house that you once considered garbage, and they will decompose into feasts for worms and microbes… Continue reading »

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