Living Green: Making the Switch to Cloth

When I first got out of college, I knew that I wanted to be a more environmentally conscious person, but I felt overwhelmed to think of where I was versus where I wanted to be. My husband and I started taking baby steps, and while we still have big dreams for eco-friendly living in the […]

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Do It Yourself: Laundry Detergent

A couple of years ago, some friends introduced me to the idea of making my own laundry detergent. I’m up for anything that is a cheaper, more natural option, so I was on board right away. I’ve never looked back. You can find many laundry detergent recipes online. I prefer doing a dry mix because […]

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Summer-Proof Your House

I love it when living green and thrifty living intersect. What is best for the earth often turns out to be best for our pocket books, too. Enjoy a thrifty summer this year as you learn to “summer-proof” your house. Last week temperatures in my part of the country soared above 100 degrees. We couldn’t […]

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Benefits of Planting Native Plants

I love the look of native plants. I am not one to go for perfectly manicured lawns and gardens and spend all my time and money keeping it looking trim and green. The look of meadows and wildflowers, and the natural slope and rise of the land is a sight that’s hard to beat. Colors […]

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