On December 31st, many people feel the excitement of a new year lingering with the calendar and celebrate the anticipation of what the new year will hold for them once the clock ticks over to the first new day of the year. Many recommit to exercise, dieting, and living healthier lifestyles in the coming year with hopes to make it a better (happier!) year than the last! Although I usually dust off my My Fitness Pal app on the 1st, I’ve never really made new year resolutions or goals -- but this ... Read More about Making a Green-er New Year’s Resolution!
10 Simple Steps to a Green-er Kitchen Starting and keeping a more environmentally conscious and green kitchen can seem overwhelming at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Start simple with these easy changes. 1. When Shopping for a Green Kitchen, Buy Less When stocking your kitchen, only buy what you need. This seems like an easy one, but I can’t tell you the number of times, I’ve overbought and later found myself throwing things out. Meal planning can make a huge ... Read More about 10 Easy Steps to a More Environmentally Conscious Green Kitchen
Loving Clinique Many, many moons ago my Mother-in-law introduced me to Clinique. She wanted to save me from the dangers of drugstore cosmetics and didn’t want me to break-out from makeup that clogged my pores. I’ll tell you, once I tried them, I was impressed. The color lasted, the products worked, they felt good, the department store ladies were always so helpful and I felt like I was part of a special cosmetics “club.” (Plus, they have all those extra free bonuses!) At the time, Clinique ... Read More about Why I Quit Clinique for Good! (And Chose Green Products Instead)
“When it comes to clothing, cheaper is not better and new is not always necessary.” --Darlene Back-to-school can be a busy and expensive time, but it doesn’t have to be wasteful or cruel. With a little planning, research and resourcefulness, it can be a GREEN time too. Here are 9 ways to green things up this year! Take Inventory & Reuse School Supplies: Start with an inventory of last year’s school shopping. If you bought extra because it was a great sale, check it off your list ... Read More about 9 Ways to Green Back-to-School
Our Green, Eco-effort Story This is for all of you green-ish people like me. We're not quite crunchy-green, but we're definitely not anti-earth either. We want to live in a healthy, eco-friendly, health-conscience world, but we're not completely ready to give up every luxury and not quite sure if we can. But, at the same time, something keeps pulling us back to the effort to change from lives of consumption, waste and "cheaper, faster, better," to a cleaner, healthier, and more eco-friendly ... Read More about Unlocking Our Green Journey. Where It Started…