App Review: Greening Your Family

Tweet Pin It Greening Your Family Home Screen Do you find that when you go to the grocery store you can’t remember which fruits and veggies are on the Dirty Dozen or the Clean Fifteen?  Do you look at the sunscreen shelves and try it remember if it was oxybenzone or avobenzone that is bad […]

Go Solar For Mother’s Day

Tweet Pin It If you are still looking for something for that special mom in your life, consider Solar Panel Jewelry.  Orders placed by Tuesday will arrive in time for Mother’s Day. Alicia reminded me that after Valentine’s Day, several people wished they had known about the jewelry I make as it would have been […]

Review: Catalog Spree – No Need For Paper Catalogs!

Tweet Pin It In Partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, Catalog Spree Will Plant One Tree per Download during Earth Month Alicia looking at Catalog Spree on the iPad Catalog Spree will plant one tree for every download of the app during the month of April – up to 25,000 trees – to help the […]

J.R. Liggett’s Bar Shampoo Review

Tweet Pin It This post was originally part of the Green is Beautiful Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering! We had never tried – or even heard of – bar shampoo before this Christmas when I received J.R. Liggett’s bar shampoo and shelf from my Mother-In-Law.  This shampoo is the best! I had previously trained […]

Diva Cup Review

Tweet Pin It My sister and I are two totally different types of people and we live crazy-different lifestyles.   However,  we both like to be green and we do talk about all kinds of personal things, like feminine products.  So when I told her that Lunapads.com had approached me about reviewing their eco positive period […]

LunaPads Review & Giveaway (OVER)

Tweet Pin It This giveaway is over, but youc an read our reivew of LunaPads below and DivaCups here. Welcome to the Green Resolutions Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering, Mama Chocolate and Purposeful Homemaking! In addition to my green giveaway, there are 40 additional blogs featuring eco-friendly prize packages. After you’re done entering my […]

Review: No-Spill Insulated Kids Food Container by Contigo

Tweet Pin It We have been using inexpensive reusable plastic containers in our kids lunches for a number of years to be as waste free as possible. We have generally been using Ziploc or Glad snap together containers to send food in for their lunches. Now we love (and they demand) the Contigo Kids Stainless […]

Review: No-Spill Water Bottles by Contigo

Tweet Pin It We have been on the search for good reusable water bottles that don’t leak and that we like for a long time.   Last winter we discovered the Contigo 17 oz. AUTOSEAL® Swish water bottle and it has been a favorite of Alicia’s ever since.   Contigo offered us the opportunity to review some […]

Review: Green Mountain Coffee – Mmmm Mmmm goood!

Tweet Pin It Fair Trade USA Certified Logo It is pretty important to us that the coffee we drink is grown in a sustainable way and that the people who grow it are paid a fair wage and have decent living conditions.  There are a number of companies that work with this and try to […]

Review: My Experiences With the Plug-in Prius

Tweet Pin It My kids sitting in the back of the Toyota Plug-in Prius On September 16, 2011, Toyota officially unveiled the Plug-in Prius, pricing, options and its availability.  This is particularly exciting to me, because we have been using one of the early prototypes from Toyota’s test fleet at work.  I have had the […]