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Stephanie Evans

Kids Go Green! Environmental Education For the Younger Set

You’re doing what you can to be a sustainable, world citizen, to leave this planet a better place for future generations. All this effort, however, falls short if you’re not teaching said future generations conservation, environmental protection and how they, too, can make an impact. It might be difficult for small children to grasp concepts…

Stephanie Evans

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 to think of the Thanksgiving décor and your table? Hmmm… Thanksgiving can be slightly overwhelming…

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…

Stephanie Evans

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 spell disaster for the environment! Canada Day festivities – including all of the fireworks, barbecues…

Stephanie Evans

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, sunbathing and vacation season. Take this holiday weekend to enjoy the warm weather outdoors with…

Stephanie Evans

Green Mother’s Day Gift Guide

  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 to sorting out the tiniest details in each and every birthday party, managing homework…

Stephanie Evans

Eco-Friendly Garden Activities for Kids

  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 fresh, spring air – why not organize some fun, eco-friendly projects for them to do…

Stephanie Evans

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 days of summer slump, recyclable crafts are a great, green way of keeping the whole…