Mighty Nest Reusable Lunch Gear Review

Tweet Pin It Mighty Nest sent us reusable lunch gear to review, we were not otherwise compensated for this post. We were not obligated to write this post and per our review policies, we only review items we like. We are so avid about packing our children’s lunches to take to school, that they actually […]

Charcoal vs Propane – Which is Better for the Planet?

Tweet Pin It One thing I love about summer is cooking on the grill outside.  Of course that raises the age old question: Charcoal vs. Propane?  Which one is better for the planet?  Which is better for our health?  My answer may surprise you. From a greenhouse gas (GHG) perspective, if you really want to […]

The Greatest Hershey’s Creamery Discovery Ever!

Tweet Pin It Last week, after dropping Ellie off at camp, I offered to stop at an ice cream stand in New Hampshire to buy my children ice cream. We pulled over, walked around to the window, and I saw the great big sign “Hershey’s Ice Cream”. Oh No! I’ve been boycotting Hershey’s for more […]

Love Lobster? Install Solar Panels

Tweet Pin It In New England, lobster frequently features prominently in 4th of July celebrations.  In fact, we’re invited every year to an all-you-can-eat lobster fest at a friend’s house.  I love lobster, and as long as you don’t eat it every day (think heavy metals), there is no reason not to enjoy it! However, […]

Perfectly Cooked Bacon

Tweet Pin It I love bacon almost as much as I love sausage and my kids love bacon even more. We don’t usually cook it at home because we are trying to avoid the nitrites and other nasties in most commercially available bacon.  I also haven’t been able to find a bacon we can afford […]

Cold Desserts With A Healthy Kick

Tweet Pin It It got really hot where we live, and it got hot fast. Around here it was about 20 degrees F above average for the last several days. We sometimes get weather like this in July and August, but in May, it’s just weird.  At least it’s not tornados. However, it inspired me […]

Camping Desserts: Apple Crumble

Tweet Pin It We love to camp.  We’ve been camping with a group of friends for years. In fact, it’s the group of friends that Alicia used to camp and rock climb with back in high school. Before any of us had kids we used to go for hiking trips where we would camp at […]

Honor the Earth Giveaway – Stonyfield Smoothies

Tweet Pin It We’re excited to be participating in the Honor the Earth Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering and Brittleby’s Corner. We are giving away six 6-packs of Stonyfield YoKids sMOOthies! Make sure you scroll down to the links of other blogs below the our giveaway – Members of the Green Moms Network are […]

Happy Easter!

Tweet Pin It Happy Easter! We are wishing you and yours a joyous, happy and healthy Easter. There are many great reasons to dye your eggs naturally: –  If you avoid artifical food colorings normally, why go out of your way to put it on your food for a holiday? – While dying eggs naturally […]

Spicy Sweet Potato Chips Recipe

Tweet Pin It We recently signed back up with Boston Organics after a few years away to eat more fresh, local and organic fruits and vegetables.  For those not familiar with Boston Organics, they are sort of a cross between PeaPod and a CSA.  Each week, they deliver a bin with mostly local organic fruits […]