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 »

Making Easter A Little “Greener”

Hippy Hop to a greener Easter. Here are some easy ways to make a difference! Eggs Dye your free-farmed or organic eggs naturally by dipping them in vegetable- and fruit-based dyes, instead of using artificial colors. Create the dyes by boiling vegetables, fruits or juices in four cups of water and one-half cup of vinegar…. Continue reading »

DIY: Natural Egg Dyes

Whether or not you celebrate Easter specifically, eggs are a natural symbol of Spring. Here are some great ways to get beautiful, natural, colors with items you probably already have your kitchen! These dyes are best left overnight, so clean out a couple of mason jars as well. Once you’ve mixed your dyes, place as… Continue reading »

Natural Remedies For Cold & Flu Season

Few people make it through the winter without a scratchy throat and an annoying runny nose. You can’t very well hold your breath all winter, but you can put your immune system in top-notch form to fight colds and flu by employing a variety of natural methods for hastening recovery and easing symptoms, such as… Continue reading »

Green Up Your Super Bowl Party

It’s official! It’s Super Bowl time! Let’s celebrate your Super Bowl party,  green style. Save money and the environment by greening your party, and still have a blast watching the big game. To add some eco-friendly excitement, here are some tips on how to make your Super Bowl party the best and greenest on the block. Start with e-vites… Continue reading »

Spoil Your Sweetheart- Not The Planet!

Ok, we know… your saying to yourself, we just got done with Christmas, why on earth are you covering another holiday already? Listen, we’re not a big fan of Valentine’s Day.  Just think, for a moment, about all the waste that’s produced for this holiday. The pink teddy bears, the endless greeting cards, the chocolate…and… Continue reading »

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