Love cloth! saves lots of money, saves on emergency trips to the store for MORE diapers, great on the environment, fun stylish designs that you can't get from disposables. We've had less leaks, less messy … more
With summer approaching I am really looking forward to serving cold healthy snacks to my daughter and any kids visiting. For the most part because I've got my hands on Ice Pop Joy, an indispensable … more
I think investing in feeding your family good quality, healthy food without chemicals is the most important step in green living. But if you can afford other things like healthier bedding, by all means … more
So incredibly sad to learn Mothering is no longer in print! They have decided to cease printing and publication, but will still be an online company, love their website! At least that's not going anywhere. … more
Precycling is really just about buying less junk you don't actually need. Ever since I left my full time job to stay home with the baby (and work from home part-time) we have been a lot more selective … more
Living in a home on a concrete slab in the Northeast of the U.S. can get quite chilly, especially in the winter months. It's beautiful in the summer and keeps our home cool, but in February you don't … more
I tried the powder version of the Bright Green and it works great. Cascade changed the powder formula and it's just awful, makes your plastics all white and it stinks. This is unscented and my dishes … more
Thinking about your Spring garden yet? I am... and one practice I plan to experiment with this year is companion planting. That is, I'll be thinking about how some plants benefit the growth/survival … more
katknit posted a Quick Tip about Wool Socks.
February 11, 2011
Well, that depends. I knit socks for myself all the time, and the yarn is generally wool blended with nylon or another synthetic. I can wear those comfortably, and they're very warm. But 100% wool … more
sustainablogger posted a Quick Tip about Cat Litter.
February 11, 2011
Traditional cat litters are made from clay, which has a couple of problems: it's generally strip-mined, and the dust can irritate you cat's respiratory system. I've found that alternatives made from pine … more
I have four feet of snow outside with ten foot snowbanks. In the past sixteen years of living here north of Boston this is perhaps the snowiest winter of all! I can't remember a January with a major … more
Everyone should eat breakfast. Why not eat a nutritious meal to start the day which is also eco-friendly. Speaking of, the good people at Three Sisters Cereal once again gave me three products for … more
OK, I admit it... even though I discuss this stuff daily, I still worry about quality and performance with green cleaning products. Ecover's dishwashing liquid works as well as any other dish soap … more
Organic cotton clothing can be pricey. I generally don't buy any for myself or my daughter unless I find a really good deal. Why even bother? Well, because conventional cotton is grown with insane … more
KellyKlepfer reviewed Food, Inc..
February 04, 2011