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Audry Black

10 Affordable Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency at Home for $50 or Less

10 Affordable Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency at Home for $50 or Less “Work smarter, not harder.” We’ve all heard the phrase before, but likely not in regards to your home’s energy consumption. What is energy efficiency? It’s your home’s version of “working smarter” by continuing to do the same tasks with less power. Creating…

Stephanie Evans

Eco Friendly Father’s Day Ideas

From their sage advice and caring hugs to their ability to fix just about anything (broken windows and broken hearts, equally), we’re supremely grateful to our fathers, grandfathers, uncles and the other special men in our lives. This Father’s Day, show your appreciation, while also keeping Mother Nature in mind. Below are a few of…

Stephanie Evans

Simple Spring Decluttering

While it’s not officially spring, our clocks are about to “spring ahead.”  Seems like the perfect time to start planning for the annual vernal cleanup of our homes and offices. On order: a good review (and gifting) of what’s no longer needed/used and a serious organizing of all remaining items.  Once you’ve narrowed down the…

Stephanie Evans

Winter Driving Fuel Efficiency Tips

Feel like you’re spending more time at the gas station these past months? It’s not your imagination! Along with the dip in winter temperatures, the fuel efficiency of our cars drops during colder months. Tests show that when temps fall from about 77°F to 20°F, a car’s gas mileage drops by nearly 12 percent. And…

Stephanie Evans

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 just like your team that’s working harder to get to the playoffs (place your bets…