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Last minute green ideas for Father's Day

Here's a quick list of some Father's Day gifts for those of you who haven't picked out anything yet, and you know who you are...Titleist Pro V1 AAA Recycled Golf Balls (36 Pack)For the golfer in your life, see if he'll notice any difference…

A "greener" wallet for Father's Day

I know we would all like more "green" in our wallets, but in the meantime, how about choosing a "green" wallet?  Would you believe this wallet is made from recycled ties? I love finding products that are upcycling.  It's only $23.99,…

Calling all Starbucks fans!

This is a must have for any coffee fans like me.  Occasionally I splurge and get coffee on the go at Starbucks, and I don't remember my fancy stainless steel thermos.  I now can at least reduce my carbon footprint by getting this…

Recycled uniforms at the World Cup Soccer event

USA TODAY photo The almighty FIFA World Cup tournament began on June 11, and a number of teams are kicking-off a new tradition.  Nine teams, including the US Soccer team, are all wearing jerseys made from recycled plastic…

From suit jacket to pillows?

I love these pillows from Hillary Cosgrove's Etsy shop!  They are Alphabet pillows made from discarded suit jackets.  What a great way to recycle your dated suit jacket. Check out her Etsy Shop and view a number of other unique items.…

Book Review of Farmer Jane by Temra Costa

Farmer Jane: Women Changing The Way We Eat, by Temra Costa is a must read for anyone that doubts one person can make a difference.  This book profiles 30 women participating in sustainable farming in some capacity.  Some are farmers,…

Newest recycled product from Preserve on my wish list

Preserve is one of my favorite companies because they recycle materials into great new products.  They take #5 plastic and remake it into toothbrushes, tableware and more.Newest addition to their product line:  the MiniIt's the perfect…

Sunday visit to Codman Community Farm

What could be better than watching the excitement in a child's eyes while she watches baby chicks watch her.  It was an amazing sight that I won't soon forget.  We had the pleasure of visiting Codman Community Farm in Lincoln, MA today.…

A safer candle for your home. M. Carlesimo review

I love scented candles as much as the next person.  It's lilac in the summer and spiced pumpkin in the fall.  Except lately I have been thinking twice about lighting up.  I keep reading articles about the toxins released in the…

The first harvest

The basil is massive, the strawberries are in, and we got our first batch of salad greens.  I am so excited to see all the new growth on our vegetables, it amazes me how much they grow each day. I did an experiment with the salad greens.…

Green Decorating Ideas for Summer Parties

    This image is from Apartment Therapy's re-nest article about green decorating tips and I find it so inspirational as you start to think about decorating for this weekend.  There are so many items you can bring in from…

Host a greener party for Memorial Day

This is the weekend that kicks off the summer party circuit.  Get ready for great BBQ's, lawn games, and warm weather.  It's also a time when we tend to have a casual attitude towards presentation and use paper plates and plastic cutlery.…

Boston's Earthfest 2010

Boston's 2010 Earthfest, sponsored by 92.9 Radio, was a wonderful event.  I took my daughter and met up with a friend and her two kids early on Saturday morning.  We are both interested in organic food and gardening and looked forward…

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Pattycake Powder review & giveaway

I had the opportunity to test the latest Baby Magic products to help treat my daughter's diaper rash.  I have tried a variety of products with a mixed bag of results.  I don't like how so many diaper rash treatments are not compatible…

The Container Garden Begins

I finally finished planting my container garden for the season.  We don't have a great place to put veggies in the ground, so I choose to fill our side porch with containers.  This is going to be trial and error to see what works.I…

A Sunday visit to the Green Home

I made it to the HGTV Green Home tour on Sunday.  It was a spectacular day down the Cape, and we met up with friends for the tour.  It is in the Pinehills development in Plymouth, MA, which prides itself on promoting sustainable living. …

The Beauty of Bulk Buying

I was really proud of my grocery purchases from Whole Foods last week.  I planned to make white chili in the crock pot so I needed Great Northern Beans.  I have never shopped the bulk food section section of Whole Foods as they have…

Tote-ally on my wish list

Summer is the time for packing up and heading to the beach, the farmer's market or a day at the park.  Wherever you need to go, you need a great tote.  If you are out shopping for the afternoon, bring along a larger tote to haul your…
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De Odor Works natural deodorant Review

I have been testing out a new product called De Odor Works as an alternative to commercial deodorant/antiperspirant. I'm sure many of you have heard at some point there is some possible link to the aluminum in deodorants and breast cancer.  While…

What to give for Mother's Day besides more stuff

I love presents, and surprises.  Especially from my husband.  But what makes me really happy is just having time to relax with my family.  Getting outside for a long walk into town, stopping for ice cream, and then enjoying some…