What’s Your One Thing?

Several weeks ago, Selena from 1 Mom's Mission guest posted here on Green Your Way with some really great advice: Do ONE Thing. She talked about the anxiety that people feel when they try to do EVERYthing and how easy it can be to fall into information paralysis, where we're so overwhelmed by what we…

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9 Ideas for Using Herbs in the Kitchen and Beyond

I am fascinated by the medicinal use of herbs -- both as prevention and treatment -- as well as the usefulness of them for a variety of everyday things, such as the sugar scrub (#2 below). As I mentioned last month, I'm really just starting to learn about herbs and how they can be used,…

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3 Ways to Have a Green Summer (Without Touching a Garden)

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: I have a brown thumb and just sold my house and all the soil surrounding it (oh, and I'm expecting in August), so this summer is just not the summer of gardening for me. Even though things are about to get completely crazy, I still want…

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Where in the World is Your Produce From?

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Living in Northern Indiana, and just beginning to come out of a cold and wet spring, I am more than ready for the bounty of fresh produce that will soon be overflowing the stands at our Farmer's Market.  But, it's not quite our time... yet. And…

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Avoid Green Guilt and Do ONE Thing

Today I’m participating in The Ultimate Blog Swap! You’ll find me posting over at The Living Green Solution about about inspiring your kids to live green; and I’m excited to welcome Selena Moffitt of 1 Mom's Mission here on Green...Your Way. Do you remember when being Green was just about the "three Rs"? Reduce, Reuse,…

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Question of the Day: How Do You Celebrate Earth Day?

The timing of Earth Day this year -- on Good Friday -- is a little bit weird for me, so we probably won't do much of anything to celebrate, but I do love the idea of setting aside a day to pick up litter, plant trees, etc. I really believe it's the every day decisions…

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Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Easter

The following is from Michelle of Open Eye Health: Cruising through the aisles at my local grocery store recently, I couldn’t help but notice the huge assortment of Easter decorations, baskets, plastic grass, egg coloring kits, and overly packaged candy. While I was not surprised to see this many options, I started wondering if there…

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Giveaway: Monkey Doodlez Cloth Swim Diaper (3 Winners!)

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winners: Kara ([email protected]), Island Girl ([email protected]) and Leigh ([email protected])! Sending you each an email now. A couple of weeks ago, I introduced you to Monkey Doodlez, a cloth diaper company that has not just cloth diapers but a line of adorable cloth swim diapers as well! I’ve…

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Go Green and Simplify Your Life

This week we're talking about simplifying family life. Tune in all week for strategies and tips for every area of life, and if you're looking for more in-depth resources, be sure to check out the Huge Simplify Family Life eBook Sale! There's no denying that "going green" is steeped in its own form of consumerism,…

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Save Money and the Environment with Cloth Swim Diapers

My first "professional" blog was called Doodles' Place. It was a mommy blog, really, with crafts, cupcakes, easy meals and more. At that time, I nicknamed my three girls Pumpkin Doodle, Monkey Doodle and Sweet Doodle. So of course I was excited when I came across a company called Monkey Doodlez! Monkey Doodlez is a…

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