Super Easy Stick Sculpture for Kids

Not long ago, I was babysitting a spunky little girl who loves art projects as long as they don’t have complicated instructions. She’s capable of following instructions, but she just likes to figure things out on her own and exercise her creative license. We decided to make something outside. I noticed lots of fairly thick, long sycamore […]

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A Glance at Products for a Greener Period

Striving for a greener period is not only important for environmental reasons but also for health concerns. Recently, it’s become more common knowledge that mainstream menstrual products are often loaded with chemicals. These chemicals may be dangerous for your hoo-ha and for the earth.  Both are things that we want to protect!  In addition, periods […]

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How to Start Dealing with Green Guilt

The Problem: Got green guilt?  It’s a thing.  It means you are burdened by some degree by your perceived personal culpability in the degradation of the environment.  You may feel ashamed or taxed by the impact of your choices on the planet and the size your environmental footprint.  You’re not alone.  In truth, even the most […]

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Green Goal Setting Templates

Use these green goal setting templates to plan how you’re going to go green and stick to it. Start with small plans to change some wasteful habits, or revolutionize your whole life.  These are for newbies and veteran greenies alike. Often, it feels like the fate of the world is on our shoulders (and it […]

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Sanity Before Sustainability

My dark chocolate has a big footprint. Even my organic, fair-trade, 85% dark chocolate. But I’m a chocoholic. I am a conscious consumer. But guess what? Unless I become an off-grid subsistence farmer who writes poetry by the light of my beeswax candles and poops in a compostable toilet, I’m going to be doing some […]

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