Dreaming Of A Green Honeymoon? A Newlywed’s Fun Tips For Having An Eco-Friendly Honeymoon

montreal-canada-skyline

When Mark and I were planning our September 2012 nuptials, we made every decision with the question of “how much unnecessary waste will this produce?” looming in the back of our minds.The result?We had our wedding invitations designed like postcards to cut back on paper, featured caterers that used locally grown ingredients and decorated with potted plants instead of cut flowers.So when it came time to plan our honeymoon, it only made sense that we would want our romantic trip to be … [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...]

5 Ways To Green Your Daytime Routine

I started a little series on ways to green your daily routine before the holidays started. And then I got caught up with holiday-related posts for a long time. Now that things have calmed down again, though, I’m coming back to this.The first piece was on how to green your morning routine. So, naturally, this one is on how to green your daytime routine. … [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...]

Want To Live Green? Start With Your Food… Eat Greener Today!

Alright so you’re looking for a way to live a little greener, eh?Well why not start with the stuff that allows us to keep living in the first place?That’s right, I’m talking about food.It seems like sometimes we search and search for new, unique ways to live green and we forget about the most obvious way.You might be asking, “what does it mean to eat greener?”.What I mean by eating “greener” is to eat food that is organic.But why is that important? … [Read more...]

Snyder’s of Hanover’s UNBELIEVABLE Greenwash

snyders-of-hanover-organic

Ok, so we're not really the type of folks to throw out the greenwashing penalty flag, but this is just ridiculous. Snyder's of Hanover has ripped off the design of the USDA Organic seal to simply list product ingredients... and ingredients that aren't even organic. I snapped this photo in my local grocery store last week:I posted it on The Fun Times Guide to Living Green's Facebook Page earlier today and our awesome friends there were as shocked as I was. We'll never label a business or … [Read more...]

Healthy Homemade Creme Filled Easter Eggs Recipe… Move Over Cadbury!

Walk into any grocery store or gas station this time of year and what do you see?Cheap Easter candy full of simple refined sugar and other toxic ingredients.Well how would you like to make your own organic and healthier (not plain healthy) creme filled chocolate eggs that will knock the socks off of the popular Cadbury version?Head over to Healthy Indulgences for the recipe.This homemade organic creme filled Easter egg recipe is unbelievably easy on the diet!Source: Sarah Fit … [Read more...]