Tweet To Donate A Tree

#ShopCartons

Want to do something simple right now to benefit the planet? Something easy, something free? How about donating a tree with a single Tweet? Through July 31, for every Tweet using the hashtag #shopcartons Choose Cartons will donate a tree through a partnership with Trees for the Future – up to 10,000 trees. That’s a lot of trees and a […]

Green Your Baby Care Routine With The Honest Company

Honest Company Diaper

If you are still stuck on the notion that all “green” products are plain Jane or even ugly, get that out of your head. Gone are the days when buying products that are good for the environment means sacrificing style or comfort. Thanks to trendsetter and business mom Jessica Alba even your baby’s tush can be downright […]

3 Steps To Cut Down On Party Trash

Glad One Bag Challenge Step 1

Trash day in my neighborhood makes me sad. Driving down the street, I see house after house with giant piles of senseless trash. Those homes that have obvious recyclables sitting by the curb make me especially unhappy. Not to mention those with toys and home goods that are still 100% usable (don’t worry, when I see those I rescue […]

10 Easy Ways To Green Your Routine Today

Although Earth Day is an excellent opportunity to shine a light on things we can do to protect the world we live in, the effort to live a more sustainable life with less waste should be ongoing. This month, I shared tips for recycling and organic eating, and limiting chemicals in the home. For my final post in […]

Green Living ~ Limiting Chemicals In The Home

Homemade cleaners

Ready for one more EASY homemade cleaner, how about cleaning your garbage disposal with a lemon?

Garbage Disposal Cleaner: 1 sliced lemon (peel and all) plus a handful of ice cubes and grind away.

Not only is it easy, but it smells yummy too. Hint: before you grind everything up, rub the lemon around your sink for a quick clean.