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 […]
Going green is more than just a fad. Making our homes Eco-friendly means improving efficiency while increasing value and savings. So, if you’re looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint and create the green home of your dreams, you might want to consider these 5 Eco-friendly ways to Increase the Value of Your Home.
Summer is here in full swing, and there are trips to the beach, the park, and the zoo to take. Camping comes along for many, as well as trips to vacation resorts and theme parks. The amount of chemicals and plastic you could easily consume or use within a week can be overwhelming. But, it […]
There is a lot of buzz about helping the native bee population, but not nearly enough talk about the butterflies. I remember seeing Monarch Butterflies all over the place when I was growing up. In the fall, they would fly around us when we went out in our sailboat. It was magical. Their numbers are […]