When Throwing Away 100 Plastic Bags Might Still be Green

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: I saved five. Four hundred kids threw away their plastic water bottles after a hot field day at the park, but doggone it, I got five into our recycling bin. Nevermind that recycling plastic is really “downcycling” or whatever it’s called, and that there are still […]

Why We Pretty Much Ignore Our Grass (& You Should, Too)

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: “Ugh, it’s the little white balls again.” “I don’t like the little white balls – they’re yucky, right, Mommy?” “Yep…they scare me. We could cross the street so we don’t have to walk through them but they have them over there, too.” “We’ll wipe our feet […]

No More Magic Erasers or Scrubbing Frustrations

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Wine stains on the counter. Crayon on the wall. The hated baked-on brown guck making an ever-lasting ring or a 10-minute cleaning job on your slow cooker. If these are messes that send you running for the Comet, the Magic Erasers, and the bleach because it […]

Are Big Families Eco-Friendly or a Carbon Footprint Nightmare?

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: We all know that buying in bulk, preferably reusing containers when possible, is the eco-friendly thing to do. But when it comes to having children in Costco-sized portions, the environmentalists start getting testy: “Environmentally irresponsible” “A drain on the world’s resources” “Contributing to deadly overpopulation” That […]

5 Quick and Easy DIY Projects to Green Your Life

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Some of my friends who are new to green and natural living tell me they’re unsure where to start. They say they get stuck trying to decide which changes to make first or which ones are the most important. I definitely understand, because starting to learn […]

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Going green can be overwhelming — researching various topics, deciding where to start, figuring out how to actually make the changes — but this bundle was designed to offer you practical resources no matter where you are on your journey. Discover the secrets to making your own cleaning supplies and personal care products (and save […]

12 Green & Natural Living Goals for the New Year

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: I know, I know, it’s not even Christmas yet and here I am about to talk about making New Year’s Goals! But the thing is, I’ve already talked about how to have a simple Christmas this year, and as Katie recently pointed out, she’s already covered […]

How to Have a "Green" Christmas

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Everyone knows Christmas is a green holiday, even the Grinch, so it should be easy to write something in December for “Green” Your Way, right? I’m feeling a little grinchy about it, actually. I’ve wracked my brain and thought and thought for a week about something […]