Repurpose, Reuse, Recycle: Tips for Selling Unwanted Items

Ever get that feeling that you’re drowning in things you don’t need or want?  Do you open cupboards and closets and wonder where all clutter comes from? If you’re looking for some simple ways to clear out your space and … Continue reading

Easy, Eco-Friendly Ideas for Your Thanksgiving Table

  We know the routine well:  out go the invitations, next we plan the menu, then we head out for multiple, extensive food shopping trips and finally the marathon cooking experience ensues. Somewhere in the mayhem, did you have time … Continue reading

Hut Hut! Your Guide to a Green Tailgate

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  No, it’s not Christmas time—it’s football season! Time to don your favorite team’s jersey, dust off your pom poms and pack up those yummy tailgating treats for a pre-gridiron gathering! And … Continue reading

Planning Ahead to Celebrate Canada the Green Way

  It’s almost that time of year…those days in summer when Canadians pull out the stops to celebrate the unification of their provinces into one very large, very diverse, very beautiful country.  Even with all the celebrations, Canada Day shouldn’t … Continue reading

Eco-Friendly, Family-Friendly Memorial Day Activities

  There are many happy holidays sprinkled throughout the calendar, however it’s Memorial Day that may be the happiest of all! For many of us, Memorial Day signals the end of cold, harsh winters and the start of swimming pool, … 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 … Continue reading

Eco-Friendly Garden Activities for Kids


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  Are you looking for ways to get your kids out of the house and into nature?  As parents, that seems to be a universal goal. If you’d like to have your children spend more time outdoors – in the … 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

Rethink, Reuse, Repurpose: Creative Crafts from Recyclables

Ah, sweet summertime. Summer conjures up daydreams of beach vacations, pool parties, bug spray, sunshine, sunscreen and sprinklers. But as we all know, summer can also mean rainy days stuck indoors, or bored kids in between camp sessions. For those … Continue reading