Category Archives for "Living Green"

Green Holiday Guide or Back to Basics

I read an article the other day about a Green Holiday Guide or as I call it “getting back to the basics”. What a wonderful idea! Over the years, we have seen an every-rising tide of seasonal spirit and a phenomenal amount of consumption and waste, due to modern holiday celebrations. According to the book, […]

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Living Green – Starting Now

Living Green is important nowadays. This section of our website is devoted to all that is green. We will be starting out slowly and then adding more and more as time moves on. We are starting with the green home. The definition of a green home is one that uses less energy, water and natural […]

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Growing Herbs Can Be Difficult

Growing Herbs – how hard can it be? For me, it is not a piece of cake!! I decided to try growing my own herbs because Dave and I like to use fresh herbs when we cook. We especially like cooking with fresh cilantro, basil and parsley. The other real plants I have in my […]

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Baking Soda is Your Friend

Baking soda is inexpensive and it can be used in a variety of ways. Here are a few ways to use it: Put it on a slightly damp cloth to polish up sneakers, soccer balls, white shoes, bike seats and purses. Clean combs and brushes in it and water solution. Sprinkle it on barbecue grills, […]

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Green Tips and Saving Money

A lot of us are looking for green tips to help the environment while, at the same time, saving money. Below are some ideas to get you started. Some are these are things we did years ago that are coming back. Some of them we have continued to do over the years and a few […]

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Plastics – A Consumer Guide

Do you know your plastics? With all the news about leaching lately, it’s hard to keep the different kinds straight. Here’s a guide to the seven types, including what number you’ll likely find on specific products, some basic safety information and how easy it is to recycle. To verify the type, look for the number […]

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