I am a huge fan of making my own green cleaners, but let’s be honest here. There are only so many hours in a day. Sometimes you just want to grab a bottle of cleaner off a shelf. Are all green cleaners created equally? Heck no! I’ve tried a lot of brands and it’s not […]
As homesteaders we care about the environment and our lifestyle naturally lends itself to less waste but that doesn’t mean we should keep striving for better! If you want to have an empty trash can at the end of each week here’s a huge list of ways to you can cut down on your waste.
Landfills emit greenhouse gasses, poison ground water, and contaminate the surrounding soil. There are countless statistics about plastic in the ocean and how it’s destroying wildlife. We’re constantly reminded that we’re running out of vital resources, but we keep producing at larger and larger rates. But, the most important reason – it’s better for you. […]
A majority of the energy we consume goes into keeping ourselves comfortable, entertained and fed. The age of a home’s systems is directly related to how efficient they are. While a refrigerator purchased 7 years ago may still perform its functions and resemble current designs, technology improvements warrant replacing it. Using purchasing tools like Energy […]
If you’re anything like me, you spend lots of time in your home office. In fact, my entire family has an array of computers and devices. But as a green Mom, I started wondering if all this printing and device turn-over was harmful to the environment. The answer is YES! That’s when I got to […]
If you’re preparing to be a parent for the first or even third time, you probably have a million things on your “to-do” list. Becoming a parent makes you more aware of the possible toxins in your home. Nesting is the perfect time to create a safe, less toxic environment for your new baby. Let’s […]