Simple Ways to Use Clean Energy at Home {for FREE!}
Jul22

Simple Ways to Use Clean Energy at Home {for FREE!}

Did you know the average home’s electricity usage is responsible for over 7.7 metric tons of CO2 per year? To put this in perspective, that’s equivalent to using over 275,000 gallons of water and burning 8,180 pounds of coal every year (source: EPA) – just in your home. Shocking, I know!  These are overwhelming numbers, and there’s no denying that they’re having detrimental impacts on our climate and local communities. It’s...

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Tips to Put Green Living into Action on a Daily Basis
Mar20

Tips to Put Green Living into Action on a Daily Basis

The Earth is our home and focusing on ways to preserve it for as long as possible is so important. Going green is all the rage these days, but with good reason. If we ruin the planet, where will our future generations live? Living green occasionally may help a little, but going green on a day-to-day basis will truly make the biggest impact. To make Eco-friendly living easy, I’ve put together...

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3 Simple Ways to Green Your Home for Baby
Nov19

3 Simple Ways to Green Your Home for Baby

If you’re preparing to be a parent for the first or even third time, you probably have a million things on your “to-do” list. Becoming a parent makes you more aware of the possible toxins in your home. Nesting is the perfect time to create a safe, less toxic environment for your new baby. Let’s talk about 3 Simple Ways to Green Your Home for Baby.  1. Ditch Toxic Cleaning Products If you have a...

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5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home
Nov04

5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

Going green is more than just a fad. Making our homes Eco-friendly means improving efficiency while increasing value and savings. So, if you’re looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint and create the green home of your dreams, you might want to consider these 5 Eco-friendly ways to Increase the Value of Your Home.  1. Improve Heating and Cooling Efficiency Did you know “the average household spends more...

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Create an Eco-Friendly Home Office
Oct23

Create an Eco-Friendly Home Office

If you’re anything like me, you spend lots of time in your home office. Hello, I am a blogger! In fact, my entire family has an array of computers and devices. But as a green Mom, I started wondering if all this printing and device turn-over was harmful to the environment. The answer is YES! That’s when I got to thinking, “there must be a better way!” Together, let’s Create an Eco-Friendly...

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World Rainforest Week October 2015
Oct13

World Rainforest Week October 2015

This week is World Rainforest Week October 2015! From October 12-18th companies and people from around the world are taking action to protect our endangered rainforests. Many tropical forests around the world are being hurt by unsustainable logging practices, climate change and growing agricultural business. It’s up to consumers and manufacturers to treat Mother Earth with kindness and respect for...

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Cheap and Easy Green Living Tips
Apr17

Cheap and Easy Green Living Tips

Going green doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. If you’re trying to live a more Eco-friendly lifestyle, it’s possible to do on a budget. Let’s talk about ways you can reduce your carbon footprint and give nature a rest. These are some cheap and easy green living tips that anyone can do. Even YOU! 😉  Cleaning, Washing and Laundering Cleaning products Use nature-friendly cleaning products instead...

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Sustainable Living Hacks for Homeowners
Mar31

Sustainable Living Hacks for Homeowners

Whether you’ve owned your family home for years and years, or just joined the property ladder, you’re probably serious about your future. Making small changes to your lifestyle can help reduce your environmental impact and improve your health, but these are just some aspects of sustainable living. Energy costs – both financial and ecological – can be a huge source of stress for homeowners. To help you live more lean and...

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5 Earth-Friendly Ways to Green Your Home
Mar26

5 Earth-Friendly Ways to Green Your Home

Whether you recycle or install solar panels, making an effort to create an Eco-friendly home can make a big impact on our planet. Even if you’re already living an Earth-friendly lifestyle, there’s always more to be done. To help you on your green journey, we’ve gathered five interesting ways to green your home. Some are simple, and some require a bit more dedication; no matter what you do, though, the Earth will...

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Make your Greenhouse Energy Efficient
Mar25

Make your Greenhouse Energy Efficient

Having a greenhouse can be a great addition to your garden, especially if you have a vegetable patch. Greenhouses keep the pests away and help you control the climate and conditions your plants are exposed to. But having a greenhouse can make gardening an expensive hobby. Let’s talk about ways to make your greenhouse energy efficient, so you can get the most out of your garden without breaking the bank.  Prevent...

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Sustainable Gardening Methods
Feb24

Sustainable Gardening Methods

Creating sustainability is so important, especially in areas like architecture and energy production. Growing a garden is a great way to create a sustainable environment right in your own backyard. In this article, I will give you some great Sustainable Gardening Methods to help you make a positive impact on the Eco-system.  Sustainable Gardening Methods Organic gardening, edible landscaping and permaculture are...

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Apartment Green Living Tips
Jan05

Apartment Green Living Tips

I’m ready to start 2015 off on the right foot. My husband reminds me how annoying I can be with all the ‘green’ talk, but living a healthy lifestyle is REALLY SOMETHING to talk about. After working with cancer patients for 10 years, I know how important it is to rid your life of toxins and enjoy every day like it may be your last. As part of my New Year’s resolution, I want to help you live a...

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How to Make Your Garden Eco-friendly
Dec06

How to Make Your Garden Eco-friendly

Gardening is such a wonderful hobby. It’s incredible how many problems you can bury while digging in the dirt. And nothing brings you closer as a family than planting and sowing seeds. My kids absolutely LOVE gardening with my husband and I. We try to teach them about caring for the Earth and other living things and gardening is the perfect way to do that. They also adore spending quality time with Mom and Dad and there...

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Green Practices to Teach Your Kids
Nov24

Green Practices to Teach Your Kids

Being a parent sure is one of the toughest jobs in the world. It requires a variety of skills, multitasking and undivided attention, to ensure that your kids grow up in a safe environment. But nothing quite compares to what you teach your kids from a young age. The habits you help them develop and the view of the world you present them with will stick with them for the rest of their lives. You create the foundation for their...

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