Green Anniversary Gift Ideas: Traditional Anniversary Gifts With An Eco-Friendly Twist

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A while back, I wrote a post about green anniversary gifts and the one that I gave my love during our first anniversary – poo paper.Well, it was our paper anniversary!Not only did she love the green anniversary gift, but it has since inspired me to think of other green alternatives to the traditional anniversary gifts that romance experts – and greeting card companies – say we should give to our better halves during a special occasion like an anniversary.  … [Read more...]

7 Green Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

I’m assuming that the women will get started on acquiring or making Valentine’s Day gifts before the guys, so doing a green Valentine’s gift post with cool green presents for guys first. Here are some ideas (if you don’t have your own yet)... … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Green Your Evening Routine

If you look at the 3 articles in this series (8 Ways to Green Your Morning Routine, 5 Ways to Green Your Daytime Routine, and this one), I think one thing clearly stands out.While “greening your transport” or “greening your diet” may look like individual green actions on the surface (i.e. the same as “greening your wardrobe”), these cover actions that you do not only once a year, not only once a month, not only everyday even, but a few times a day.So, the point is, they add up to a lot. … [Read more...]

10 Green Christmas Gifts For The Ladies

Following up on last week’s Green Gifts for Guys post, here’s one for the girls.Of course, most of the items on this list could go to guys as well (and same with the previous list)... but these are items that came to mind for the ladies, in particular.  … [Read more...]

8 Ways To Green Your Morning Routine

We often focus on things, products, or stuff when we write about going green -- disconnecting them from people’s daily lives a bit.I think this limits the degree to which people incorporate green practices or green products into their lives.So, rather than just randomly create a list of some things you can do or buy to go green, I thought I’d focus such a list around the story of your day a bit. … [Read more...]

Chic and Affordable LOV-Neck Organic T-Shirt

There are v-neck t-shirts and then there is the LOV-Neck t-shirt.The former is a much more stylish type of t-shirt, but the latter is absolutely dripping with cool factor.The LOV-Neck t-shirt by Blend Apparel is made from 100% organic cotton and retails for $31.99. This organic t-shirt is "asking you to be brave and stick your neck out for all you believe in," according to Blend.If there were something worth believing in, it would definitely be love, don't you think?The awesome … [Read more...]

9 All Natural Ways to Keep Slugs Out Of Your Garden

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So you've planted that organic garden and much to your dismay, your plants aren't thriving and you begin to notice holes in the leaves.YOU'VE GOT SLUGS!Slugs multiply rapidly and can totally destroy your garden if left unchecked.Don't be fooled, not every "all natural" garden pest control technique will actually work on slugs. In fact, many are little more than old wives' tales at best.That said, here are 9 all natural ways to protect your garden from slugs... including the way … [Read more...]

5 Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts That Will Wow ANY Dad… Green Or Not

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It's time to shower all the dads out there with great eco-friendly gifts sure to make ANY father squeal with excitement like a little girl.I don't know about you, but it seems like most of the dads I know don't really care about living green or being eco-friendly.In fact, it seems like a good number of them actually view living greener as some form of sissification.Do you see that in the dads you know?So the trick is to find eco-friendly Father's Day gifts that are sure to WOW … [Read more...]

WE ADD UP: Clever Organic T-Shirts With a Purpose

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Don't let anyone EVER tell you that you're not doing "enough".Every little green step you take counts...big time!Why?Because small steps taken by a lot of people REALLY add up.That's what WE ADD UP is all about...and that's why I like them.WE ADD UP is mostly known for their incredibly awesome 100% U.S. grown organic cotton t-shirts.At the time of this writing, they have 30 different "actions" you can display on the shirt of your choice. I like the "Shower Together" one … [Read more...]

Green Living Expo In Nashville: Videos And Highlights

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Last Friday I got to hang out at the Green Living Business Summit and Expo here in Nashville.After successfully ducking out of some horribly boring panel discussions, I ran into some great green friends (and made some new ones)...and got them on camera to share with you!First up is a video with Sam Davidson & Stephen Moseley, co-founders of Cool People Care and Andy from Friendly Arctic Printing and Design.Don't miss the quick instructions on how you can receive a FREE non-toxic, … [Read more...]