Spring To Do List: 4 Green Spring Cleaning Tips To Keep Your Home Toxin-Free


Even with the first day of spring just a scant 11 days behind us, some people’s thoughts have almost certainly turned to spring cleaning. There are 4 very important things that should be on your springtime to-do list. These items will help protect your family from dangerous toxins and get your home in tip-top shape and ready for spring.   Spring Green To Do List … [Read more...]

9 Creative Pumpkin Recipes For Fall Festivities


Looking for a fun and creative pumpkin recipe to enjoy with the cool fall weather and the changing color of the leaves? Me too! Of course you have the quintessential pumpkin pie and pumpkin bread recipes, but those get tired and old after a couple of times. Try some of these creative pumpkin recipes to switch it up a little bit this fall...   … [Read more...]

Buy a Solar Powered Flashlight and Someone Else Gets One Free!

Everyone loves a good BoGo (buy one, get one) deal. SunNight Solar takes the BoGo one step further. You buy a SWEET solar powered flashlight and someone in need of some light (usually in a developing part of the world) gets one for free!Actually, you might say this deal is a Buy One, GIVE One program. Oh and these aren't just nifty solar powered flashlights either. Check out the cool features and specs after the demonstration video! … [Read more...]

Top 12 Hazardous Household Chemicals + A Green Cleaning Guide


The weather is warming, flowers are blooming, and birds are chirping away. Yep, it's time for... Spring cleaning?!?! Ugh, it's no fun coming out of hibernation and having to clean up the cave, but since it's a necessary evil, we might as well go about cleaning green, don't you think? However, since living green has become big business these days, it's becoming increasingly challenging to decide what food, personal care products, and practices are actually green and not just … [Read more...]

Heating Food In Plastic Containers: Cancer Causing or Urban Legend?

I love technology. Sometimes, however, it's a double-edged sword. Take microwaves, for example. They make our meal prep ever so much more speedy, but are they killing us at the same time? It's true, you very well may be embalming yourself while still alive by heating food in plastic containers. But how can we be sure if this long time legend is fact or fiction? Let's explore.   … [Read more...]

The Green Diaper Dilemma: Cloth Diapers vs Disposable Diapers


How green (or sanitary) could it be to throw a big ole' hunk of feces in your washing machine? It's true, there are many ways to live green that just don't fit into daily life. And that's the #1 reason I hear why people don't make any attempts to go green. For some reason, there has been lots of convo about diapers in the green world recently. So which is more green, disposable diapers or cloth ones? Could one (or both) of them even be toxic?   … [Read more...]

Live Green, Even in Death, With A Green Burial


Recently, a good friend of mine lost his son in a car accident. His son was right about my age and we had spent some significant time together as well. My friend chose to have his son cremated, but I have long wanted to have a simple, cheap, and green burial...when my existence in this physical body ends. There has recently been lots of talk on various sites and blogs about having green burials. Though death is often uncomfortable to talk about for many people, a green burial can be even … [Read more...]