Category Go Green

Celebrate Mother Earth

By whitney | April 10, 2014

Earth Day 2014 is coming up on April 22. Give nature some much needing TLC by doing something to pitch in. Here are a few ideas:
Plan to ride your bike to work or to run errands. Not in the cards? Plan to carpool or take public transportation.
Volunteer to help with a community garden, picking up [...]

America Recycles

By whitney | November 15, 2013

Today is America Recycles Day! The importance of recycling has become alarmingly apparent, and we are all capable of doing our part. Recycling paper, plastic, and glass has become more accessible through the opening of local recycling centers and convenient curbside pick up, but many of us run into problems with what to do with [...]

Product Love: Charles Viancin Lilly Pad Lid

By catherine | October 10, 2013

Every once in a while, i stumble across a product so surprisingly original that I’m left in equal parts awe and envy; in awe at the clever and thoughtful design and envious that i didn’t think of it myself. Such was the case when i recently crossed paths with a Charles Viancin Lilly Pad Lid [...]

Label Love-DIY Bug Spray

By whitney | June 27, 2013

With outdoor activity comes one minor problem… bugs. To stay bug free in a natural way, follow the recipe below from Wellness Mama. And what would a container be without a label?? I created the above using Microsoft Word, simple and easy! 

Wellness Mama Bug Spray Ingredients:

Essential oils: choose from Citronella, Clove, Lemongrass, Rosemary, [...]

Recycling with Purpose

By catherine | February 27, 2013

I’m getting a new phone and I’m not happy about it! My 4 year old blackberry has been with me through the start of my business, several boyfriends, and after so many years, I’m finally feeling confident using all of the features.  It works just fine thank you, with one small exception – the darn [...]

Reclaim your Closet

By catherine | February 27, 2013

Old computer monitor, check.
2 or 3 old cell phones, check, check.
One upper closet shelf you’d really love to use for a better purpose – check, check, check!
We often keep old computer battery packs, laptops, and various and sundry out of commission electronics because, really, what in the world do we do with them – it [...]

Green Lunching

By whitney | August 20, 2012

Catherine bought these bags, and I have been wanting to follow her lead. Not only are these Lunchskins reusable snack and lunch bags adorable, they save the world from more unnecessary plastic. Jump on board!

Find them at the Container Store >

Best Recycling Spot

By whitney | July 12, 2012

Best Buy is a great place to recycle basically anything that is electronic or relates to electronics.
They take the obvious items such as TV’s and computers but they also accept everything from scales, hair dryers, treadmills, toasters, sewing machines and car radios.
To see the complete list click on the link below.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Global-Promotions/Recycling-Electronics/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025
Plus you feel great about [...]