Children’s Book Review: The Green Kids Club

I’m always on the lookout for children’s books that reflect my values, so when the Green Kids Club contacted me to review their books, I jumped on it! They sent me the series for free, so I could review them and tell all of you about them. This series is designed to engage children in […]

Environmental Books for Kids

I’m speaking tomorrow at one of our local elementary schools about recycling. I decided that it might be nice to have some follow up books to recommend to the teachers, so I stopped by our local library and asked about some recycling books for children. She recommended some books that I’ve been reading to my […]

Jon’s Reading Wish List for DIYers

I wish I had more time to read and make things.  For now, I will just have to share the books I just added to my wishlist after reading the 15 great books for making your own gadgets article on TreeHugger. Projects to Get You Off the Grid: Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels Looks […]

Children Love Books That Reflect Their Values

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 teacher that she […]

Review: Catalog Spree – No Need For Paper Catalogs!

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 Arbor Day Foundation […]

B Kind 2 Earth Day

What do you have planned for Earth Day?  Will you be doing something special on Earth Day?  or over the weekend?   Do you celebrate Earth Day everyday? We’ll be going to the dentist for Earth Day!  No,  I’m not kidding…   This year Earth Day seems to have really spread itself out.  Officially, Earth Day is […]

From Books to Oil Spills – One Less Fish

We stumbled across a book this week that helped us talk to our twins about the Gulf Oil Spill.  We weren’t sure how much they knew about the disaster, but after 6 weeks of headline news, we figured they probably knew something about it.  We didn’t intend to have this conversation when we did, but […]