Eco-Friendly Ideas for a Red, White, Blue and GREEN Fourth of July

This year, give them what they really want!  A red, white, blue and GREEN Fourth of July! What is the Fourth of July really about, anyway?  The big idea is the celebration of the United States declaring its independence from … Continue reading

Green Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Father’s Day

Earliest memories of your dad?  They’re likely comprised of him throwing you high in the air, toting you around on his shoulders, and later, teaching you how to ride a bike. These days, dad probably spends much of his time … Continue reading

A How-To For A Green Road Trip

Getting ready for the summer travel season (or maybe the travel bug just bit you)?  If you’re pulling out the suitcases and making an itinerary, we suggest you consider packing up family and friends for an eco-friendly road trip. Take … Continue reading

Green Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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It’s that time of year.  That day we honor and lavish love and attention on the one person in our lives who has likely shown up for everything – from carrying us for 9 months and enduring many  sleepless nights … Continue reading

A Nice Day for a Green Wedding: Simple Steps for an Eco-Friendly Spring Wedding

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If you’re one of the many brides or grooms planning a wedding this spring, you’re probably facing an endless stream of appointments, to-do lists and budgets to follow. Fortunately, keeping your wedding’s carbon footprint small is a much easier task … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks to Prepare Your Garden for Spring

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Set them free! Your outdoor orchids have been held captive indoors, safe from the frost, for months. But now, finally, FINALLY, it’s time to take them outside, along with the rest of your warm weather garden. Before you start tilling … Continue reading

Sweet, Green Bundle of Joy: Your Eco-Friendly Baby

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One of the greatest things about babies are their teeny, tiny feet. One of the not-so-great things? Their adult-sized carbon footprints. With our tips, below, you can keep your little one’s environmental impact to a minimum – at least until … Continue reading

Have an Egg-Cellent, Eco-Friendly Easter

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Plastic eggs, shredded cellophane grass, disposable baskets and artificially colored, individually packaged treats are ingredients for an environmentally unfriendly Easter. Instead of a day filled with unnecessary waste and toxic chemicals, follow these tips for an egg-cellent, eco-friendly holiday. 1. … Continue reading

Last Minute, DIY Green Gifts for Everyone On Your List

Yikes! We’ve hit the single digits for the remaining holiday shopping days. But rather then trek to the mall and struggle with the throngs of last-minute shoppers, let’s go the eco-friendly gift-giving route! DIY these green ideas for everyone on … Continue reading