Spiced Pumpkin Seeds- Yum!

Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray, for spraying the parchment 1/2 cup lightly packed light brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin Pinch of cayenne pepper 1 large egg white 2 cups salted pumpkin seeds Directions Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment… Continue reading »

Does Your Costume Scare The Planet?

Here are 10 crafty ideas to help keep your Halloween costumes inexpensive, eco-friendly, with still plenty of scary. Check out your own closet for inspiration For example, the perfect clown costume is a combination of just a few pieces of plaid, striped, and polka dot clothing. Add some face paint and a few pieces of… Continue reading »

Cool Uses For Fall Leaves

The first step is to rake up those leaves. Or, if you have a big yard, a leaf blower is an easy solution. Today, there are lightweight and low-noise leaf blowers that do the job quickly (without breaking your back!). • Spread them as protective mulch. Leaves make a good insulating cover for overwintering tender perennials or root… Continue reading »

Keep Your Garden Growing!

Many people see the fall and winter as a time to close down the garden and wait until the spring to start up gardening activities again. However, there are plenty of things you can be doing through the fall and winter months to continue enjoying the pleasures of gardening. Winter is an important period in… Continue reading »

Eat Seasonally! Here’s Your Fall List

Fall is our favorite time of the year. There is a such a wide variety of  fruits and veggies in season. Not only do these fruits and veggies taste great, they are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, such as Vitamin K and carotenoids, which have been linked to protect against certain cancers. For your… Continue reading »

It’s Summer! What’s In-Season?

There isn’t  anything better than fresh fruit and vegetables at their seasonal best. There’s something so good about eating food when it’s just been picked. It tastes better, it’s better value and it’s a better deal for the planet. Dig in and celebrate what’s fresh in fruits and vegetables. Apricots are harvested starting in late… Continue reading »

Green Tips For Your Summer 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 »

Be Kind To Mom & The Planet

Mothers are very special people; toiling away for our benefit for many, many years; well past our childhood and teenage trials. Mother Nature has been personified as a female for thousands of years, representing the giving of life, sustenance and nurturing- and it’s quite fitting. If you observe Mothers Day, honor your mom and Mother Nature by… Continue reading »

Greening Graduation

It’s that time of year. For many parents and their children that means graduation – time for family and friends to shower the graduate with love, congratulations, and gifts. So when looking for the perfect gift for these newly independent, and optimistic young adults, it is important to encourage them to keep their environmental values… Continue reading »

Earth Day Tips & Tricks! What YOU Can Do?

What we do today creates the future of the planet for our children and grandchildren. If everyone did his or her part, we’d have a cleaner and less polluted earth to inhabit. Some people don’t realize that it isn’t hard or expensive to “go green.” Here are 10 easy ways to get started: 1. Just… Continue reading »

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