That’s A Wrap

Posted on December 09th, 2009 in Conservation, General Green Living, Recycling | 78 Comments »

Now that we have all come home with our treasures from shopping it’s time to start thinking about wrapping up some of the gifts. That is unless you are like me and like to torture yourself by having to wrap everything the night before. Here are a few eco-friendly wrapping ideas to consider. Blooming Wrapping Paper by Uncommon Goods $20.00... ...read the full story

A Few Things To Think About As You Give Thanks

Posted on November 24th, 2009 in Conservation, General Green Living | 5 Comments »

Typically when you think of Thanksgiving you think of a plentiful bounty with more than enough to go around however, that isn’t the case for a lot of people in the world. So I wanted to give you a list of 5 environmental issues that are plaguing the world right now and why I’m thankful for the changes I’m making to my life. These... ...read the full story

A HearthSong Wish List

Posted on November 20th, 2009 in General Green Living | 111 Comments »

The shopping season is upon us again and while going green is about reducing as well as reusing I’m sure that most of us are still planing on giving presents this holiday season. So I would like to share with you some of the great eco-friendly products and companies that I have found to help give you ideas for this holiday season. Once a week... ...read the full story

A Shower To Die For

Posted on November 18th, 2009 in General Green Living, Organic Living, Recycling | 40 Comments »

If you are anything like me you are a busy person that doesn’t really have that much time alone or to yourself so your shower is like a haven for retreat. You enjoy the silence, the warmth, the soothing rhythm of the water as it beats down on you, and the wonderful smell of a carefully selected body wash. It is the one place that I can truly... ...read the full story

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To Buy Organic, Or To Not Buy Organic? That Is The Question.

Posted on November 12th, 2009 in Organic Living | 42 Comments »

On the list of things that I plan to accomplish for living more green I mentioned eating more organic foods as well as more local foods. That may sound wonderful in theory however, there are a few stumbling stones that can stop most people myself included. The initial one being the cost. Since most organic foods are grown without the aid of pesticides... ...read the full story

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Proud To Be A Bag Lady

Posted on November 09th, 2009 in Conservation, General Green Living, Recycling | 16 Comments »

A couple of posts ago I mentioned an article that made me stop and think about my plastic bag use and put me on the path to a greener future and I wanted to share that with you. However, I couldn’t find that exact article but I did find several other posts that stated some of the same facts that I found in the article that I read a little over... ...read the full story

BPA: Should I Care?

Posted on November 05th, 2009 in Organic Living | 27 Comments »

I never really gave much thought to all the hype about BPA when it came out a few years back. This was mostly because my son was done with bottles by that time and when I needed to get bottles for my daughter almost everything was BPA free or at least claimed to be relatively free. I never thought I would have to worry about the food that I was eating... ...read the full story

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Starting Your Holidays Off On A Green Foot

Posted on November 02nd, 2009 in General Green Living, Recycling | 28 Comments »

I can not believe that it is already November it seems like the years just keep going by faster and I keep trying to shove more into the weeks between Halloween and New Year. Usually this time of year any thoughts of the environment get thrown out the window right along with the black licorice. That’s when I stumbled upon Celebrate Green and... ...read the full story

What Happens To Teddy When The Love Stops?

Is your house currently being overrun by invaders of he cute and fuzzy? I know that mine is and I didn’t have a clue what to do with all the stuffed creatures that are currently occupying all of the closets, shelves, and baskets in my house. That was until I stumbled upon Stuffed Animals for Emergencies that excepts new and previously loved... ...read the full story

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Reconomy: Wait What?

Posted on October 29th, 2009 in General Green Living | 54 Comments »

So I’ve been throwing around the term Reconomy a bit lately and most of you already do this but never had a term to put to what you are doing just like I did. You may have an a-ha moment once I explain. Reconomy is a recently emerging term due to the fact of the current economy and the state of the American family and as Americans we like to... ...read the full story