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 […]

My Dream Family Car – Telsa Model S

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Nemo – The Blizzard of 2013

Tweet Pin It We are still digging out from Nemo, which turned out to be the 5th largest blizzard in Boston history.  The official snow fall amount was 25 inches, though we have several drifts well over 3 feet around our house. Schools and business were closed Friday and the Governor declared a state of […]

Shrinky Dink Wine Charms from Discarded Plastic

Tweet Pin It Do you remember the excitement of watching shrinky dinks shrivel up and shrink as a kid?  Do you want a unique personalized way to identify your wine glass or beer bottle at your next party? If you were a kid in the 80’s like me, you probably remember the joy of coloring on […]

Children Love Books That Reflect Their Values

Tweet Pin It I love it when my children get excited about the things that are important to me.  The other day my daughter was lamenting to me that there was a book at school that she really wanted to show me, but it was at school.  I suggested to her that she tell the […]

How I got my son excited for yogurt!

Tweet Pin It I pack the lunches for my twin 3rd graders and my preschool almost every morning.  I try very hard to keep their lunches healthy, interesting and as natural as possible.  With three very different eaters, this is a challenge. Recently I have discovered a trick to getting my preschool son to love […]

Teach Your Children Well

Tweet Pin It On the day after Thanksgiving, I’m thankful that my children are learning my green values and that I get to spend holidays at my mother’s house. We live about four hours from the closest family, so it’s really a treat to be able to sleep in and know that other people will […]

Greening Halloween: Reuse & Crafty Modifications

Tweet Pin It Halloween Costumes – New, reused and modified! With our busy lives, coming up with Halloween costumes for three kids is a struggle.  We have to balance the time needed to make something from scratch, the environmental and budget costs of buying commercial costumes and most importantly what the kids want to be […]

The Summer Olympics Inspires Young Athletes – Sometimes

Tweet Pin It “Mom, why is there a horse dancingon TV? I think dogs jumping and doingflips would be more interesting.”after a few minutes watching Dressage. Every 4 years the Summer Olympics inspire thousands, if not millions of young girls and boys to take up gymnastics and swimming. Impressionable young children watch hours and hours of these […]