Green Ways to Care for Your Jewelry at Home Properly

Are you looking for green ways to care for your jewelry? I love wearing jewelry to accent my outfit so jewelry care is important.  Nothing dresses up a pair of flats more than a sparkly anklet or dresses up a casual t-shirt more than a pearl necklace. I have downsized my jewelry collection as part […]

How to Have a More Eco-Friendly Vacation This Year

Wondering how to have a more eco-friendly vacation? We don’t tend to take all that many trips that require traveling. Most of our vacations involve short day trips in our area seeing local sites.  Every now and then I have to travel for business but in those cases, the traveling arrangements are generally handled by […]

5 Important Benefits of a Front Load Laundry Center

Have you been considering a front load laundry center? If so, there are some important benefits that I wanted to share with you. I love my front loading washer/dryer. It’s definitely the best step I ever took when we upgraded our bathroom. The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift […]

How to Lower Your Electric Bill to Save Energy in 2017

Have you ever wondered how to lower your electric bill? Years ago, my electric bill used to hover right around $50 a month (2010). But, today it’s usually about double that amount. I know that, in part, it has to do with rising electric costs. But, what other factors go into the bill you receive […]

Laundry Odor Removal Made Simple [3 Easy Steps]

Are you frustrated trying to find a laundry odor removal method that’s natural? It seems like most of the ways I see for removing odors from laundry are just masking the odors with artificial fragrances. I’d rather remove laundry odors naturally rather than disguise them and have them come back again. This post has been […]

5 Ways to Get Your Coffee With Less Waste

Have you been wondering if it’s possible to get your coffee with less waste without sacrificing taste? I’ll admit that I don’t function without several cups of coffee a day. I’m trying to watch my caffeine intake, but I still look forward to every cup I have. As much as I love my coffee, I’ve […]

Green Organizing Tips to Clear Clutter Away Permanently

Looking for green organizing tips? Every year, I make a promise to myself that I will be more organized.  I will deal with the clutter in my closets and the piles of paperwork that take up almost every flat surface in my office.  Then, I will schedule my appointments so that I spend less time […]

How To Have a Greener Christmas

These tips on how to have a greener Christmas will help you reduce waste and save money. I love being able to show off my Christmas spirit but I’d like to minimize the impact that has on our environment. Christmas can be a very commercialized holiday that lends itself to wasteful behavior if we aren’t […]

5 Times Warmer than Wool and 7 Times Stronger

Did you know there is a natural fiber that is five times warmer than wool and seven times stronger? As I re-do my wardrobe, I’m investing more natural fibers and multi-functional pieces that will help keep my wardrobe from getting out of hand. My goal is as close to a minimalist wardrobe as possible while […]

Tips to Reduce Plastic Use

Plastic is found in just about everything today. It’s in our furniture, our cars and our computers. It’s used to package our food, medicine and personal care products. It’s everywhere we look.Yes, you can recycle most plastics – sort of. Plastic is really downcycled rather than recycled. What that means is that if you recycle […]