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reviewed Trader Joe's. August 01, 2008
Trader Joe's
Seriously though, it's like my little oasis.  A truly happy place.  My kid gets a balloon... I get amazing selection of what is basically a curated grocery experience, crazily low prices (without …
reviewed Trader Joe's. December 13, 2008
Trader Joe's
As the headline states, yes, there's a reason why my friends call me a Trader Ho.  It's because, well, I am.  I'm a ho for Trader Joe's, and I'm not afraid to admit it (I'm also a Cost-Ho, but …
reviewed Winter Solstice. December 29, 2010
posted in Awesomeness
winter solstice
I've always enjoyed knowing what winter solstice is and when it occurs, but that's about all I've ever noticed about it until I started driving to work via a backroad through the country.    …
reviewed Eco Child's Play website. March 04, 2009
posted in Eco-Babyz
Eco Child's Play website
The Eco Child's Play blog/website is a great resource for green parents with the latest news, information and opinions. This blog has several contributors - so there are a few articles each day and …
reviewed EVOS. December 15, 2008
EVOS
Green fast food?  What a concept!      After viewing EVOS' website, I thought, "Wow, this place sounds awesome", so I had to check out the South Tampa branch when I …
reviewed Trader Joe's. August 15, 2008
Trader Joe's
I love Trader Joe's more than I should. Having a house party? I'm headed to Trader Joe's. It's the only place to get the best cheeses, cheap but fun and amazing wines, great and inexpensive fruits, healthy …
reviewed Atkins Diet. April 23, 2009
Atkins
Many people say the Atkins diet doesn't work. Some even say it's bad for you. But these people are just jealous and are as green with envy as the fried green tomatoes I just used as a base for a half …
reviewed Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook. April 24, 2009
Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook
Mine is by no means a vegan household, but how could I resist a book with this title? By the time I had found the authors' explanation, I was in love with the book: "...a big vegan cookbook needed a big …
reviewed Rainbow Light Prenatal One Multivitam.... May 30, 2009
posted in Eco-Babyz
Rainbow Light Prenatal One
While nothing can substitute a balanced and nutritious diet for mom and her baby in the womb, a prenatal multivitamin can give a much needed energy and vitamin boost for the toughest role on the planet …
reviewed Trader Joe's Organic Rice Drink. June 13, 2009
Trader Joe's Rice Drink
I like milk. I am not vegan. But life throws in surprising twists here and there so now I can't consume any dairy because my breastfed infant has milk protein intolerance (it's temporary, yay!). I am …
reviewed Baby Bliss Gripe Water. June 22, 2009
posted in Eco-Babyz
Baby Bliss Gripe Water
When our daughter was just a tiny newborn and I was a new sleep deprived mother, I would try anything to calm her down. The first weeks were very hard on us, especially the first two before we found out …
reviewed Trader Joe's Organic Blueberry Preserves. June 30, 2009
posted in Gourmand
TJ's Organic Blueberry Preserves
Are you all familiar with my Trader Joe's obsession by now? If you share the love you should check in every couple of weeks for new reviews of their products by moi! There is no end in sight to more delicious …
reviewed Huggies Pure & Natural. July 01, 2009
posted in Eco-Babyz
Huggies Pure & Natural package
Green-wash (n.) (grēn'wŏsh', -wôsh')   1. The dissemination of misleading information by an organization to conceal its abuse of the environment in order to present a positive …
reviewed Grossby LED Rotating Night Light. July 12, 2009
posted in Green Living
IKEA Grossby Night Light
I know, the headline is a lofty statement. We are talking about a tiny little night light, a girl can dream though, right?       So I was in the market for a night light, and I had …
reviewed Dream Mullick. July 13, 2009
Dream Mullick
   Gotta love fashion that gives back! Dream Mullick jewelry is not only gorgeous, unique and fun to wear, but the company has a commitment to sustainable causes. The jewelry line is all artisan …
reviewed Composting Class by DPW. July 22, 2009
posted in Green Living
I am not that environmentally conscientious nor do I like to garden.  I really, really can't stand the earthworms -- I used to hop around after the rain to just avoid stepping on the worms.  …
reviewed McKinney Farmer's Market. July 26, 2009
McKinney's Farmer's Market has blossomed into a wonderful weekly event, drawing vendors and customers from many surrounding communities.      Just a few years ago, the McKinney Farmer's …
reviewed Small Gardens. July 29, 2009
Small Gardens
One of the basic types of housing in the center of Montreal is what's called a triplex here: buildings three stories tall with a flat on each floor. They're big apartments with six to eight rooms. When …
reviewed Gardening. July 30, 2009
posted in Green Living
Gardening
So far no field tomatoes from Quebec have showed up in Montreal stores or at the Jean Talon Market. Usually it’s August before the crop comes in, and this year it may be even later because of the …
reviewed New Wave Enviro Stainless Steel Water.... August 19, 2009
posted in Green Living
New Wave Enviro 1L bottle
In the world of reusable water bottles most are familiar with big names like Sigg and Kleen Kanteen. But there are many companies out there that offer similar, if not identical, alternatives that will …
reviewed Badger Anti-Bug Balm. August 22, 2009
posted in Eco-Babyz
Badger Anti-Bug Balm
So as I have mentioned before, I don't like DEET. Chemicals are not my friends, not even when it comes to cleaning the bathtub. So why should I resort to chemicals for insect repellent? That's a no no. …
reviewed BIXI. August 26, 2009
posted in Green Living
BIXI
Review update on 12/01/09   BIXI stations removal from BIXI on Vimeo.    The farm panel on CBC's noon program (one of the most popular segments on this otherwise quite urban …
reviewed Kitsch Gardens. August 29, 2009
Kitsch Garden
In several Montreal neighborhoods, people have begun to plant flowers around the street trees. Looks very nice, and probably is good for the tree, since a wilting flower is often more successful in crying …
reviewed Fuzzi Bunz. August 31, 2009
posted in Eco-Babyz
Fuzzi Bunz
Ok, so maybe not lazy, but very busy moms. I never gave cloth diapering a try because I thought I would not have the time for it (well, I'll admit I am a little lazy too). The convenience of disposables …
reviewed Clothes Dryers. September 05, 2009
posted in Green Living
Clothes Dryer
So maybe we all should hang up our clothes to dry, and stop using clothes dryers? Louis-Gilles Francoeur of Le Devoir had a good story not long ago on the movement to remove barriers to clothes lines …
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