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Kids Go Green! Environmental Education For the Younger Set

Posted on April 17, 2017 by

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 […]

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Easy, Eco-Friendly Ideas for Your Thanksgiving Table

Posted on October 9, 2015 by

  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 […]

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Hut Hut! Your Guide to a Green Tailgate

Posted on September 4, 2015 by

  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 […]

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Planning Ahead to Celebrate Canada the Green Way

Posted on June 12, 2015 by

  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 […]

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Eco-Friendly, Family-Friendly Memorial Day Activities

Posted on May 22, 2015 by

  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 […]

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Green Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Posted on May 8, 2015 by

  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 […]

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Eco-Friendly Garden Activities for Kids

Posted on May 1, 2015 by

  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 […]

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Have an Egg-Cellent, Eco-Friendly Easter

Posted on March 28, 2015 by

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. Instead of buying new Easter baskets for the kids in your life, repurpose things you […]

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