Earth

Ok so I bought these a couple weeks ago and wanted to make sure I loved them before I shared with our readers.  It’s funny sometimes what makes you happy and this is one of those small things that did. Our local recycling company, probably like many, only provides one small bin for recycling.  I […]

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Inch by Inch, Row by Row

by Angela on June 9, 2011

…gonna make my garden grow.  All it takes is a rake and a hoe and a piece of fertile ground. That was a song I learned during childhood, and it still sometimes haunts me when I’m “gardening.”  You see, my thumb is about as green as coffee.  Oh, what’s that?  Coffee is brown?  Yes, exactly!  […]

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My Local Farmers’ Market

by Angela on May 10, 2011

Every Sunday starting this month, my community hosts a farmer’s market until the fall season.  It’s a little on the small side because it hasn’t gained popularity yet, but I have faith it will grow every year…plus, our community is growing like crazy.  What I like about farmer’s markets is I know I am supporting […]

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Today is Earth Day… let’s celebrate it!   By now most of you have probably figured out ways to reduce your carbon footprint.  But how about ways to include your kids on helping the environment?? I frequently get asked about how I teach my kids about our carbon footprint.  Here are some things I’ve done this […]

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The Environmental Working Group just recently released its 2011 Bottled Water Scorecard which focuses on answering the following questions for the industry: Where does the water come from? Is it purified and how? Have tests found any contaminants? Among the ten best-selling brands, nine — Pepsi’s Aquafina, Coca-Cola’s Dasani, Crystal Geyser and six of seven […]

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