No Spill Reusable Coffee Mugs

We drink coffee every day, but we don’t regularly buy it at coffee shops.  To be honest, we avoid the coffee shops more because we can’t stand to spend $3 on a cup of coffee than because the environmental impact of all those single use coffee cups.  I especially hate those styrofoam cups that our […]

Jon’s Useful Green Gift Ideas

Let’s face it, we all have too much stuff.  So this holiday season I’m taking a shift away from gadgets and gizmos to focus on gift ideas that can be used everyday and help people live a greener lifestyle. I’ve linked to some samples from Amazon.com, but it is even better if you can find […]

Growing Your Own & Vegan: Zucchini Bread Recipe

So,  it turns out I make a mean zucchini bread.  Everyone who has tried to make it is probably aware that there are about a million recipes for zucchini bread out there.  I’ve been through several.  There was one I liked the taste of but all my chocolate chips sank to the bottom so it […]

Make and Freeze Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our family has been trying to eat healthier and eat in ways that are better for the environment.   These are actually two different goals, but they are often compatible and many people interested in one are interested in both, like we are.  Some of the things we have been doing are trying to eat more […]

Roses are Red, Not Green, Give Chocolates Instead!

The number one reason to give chocolates instead of roses is of course TASTE! Have you ever tasted a rose? I don’t advise it, especially with all those thorns. In all seriousness, roses, especially those flown in from Latin America for Valentines Day (or Mothers Day) are not environmentally friendly and have a whopping environmental […]