Saving Energy Around the House
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Saving Energy Around the House

Many moms have heard about the latest and greatest thing in saving energy around the house, but not all of them understand it. In fact, a surprising number of people don't even know that there is such a thing as saving energy at home. But I am here to tell you that there is such…

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How to Conserve Energy While Working from Home
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How to Conserve Energy While Working from Home

During the COVID-19 pandemic, both employees and employers have found benefits to working from home. For many companies and workers, it's more relaxing, cost-efficient, and productive. However, when in the office, employees can more easily share machinery, equipment, and tools. As such, it costs less to use these devices in an office since sharing them…

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Mommy Home Makeover: 3 Signs You Need New Tile in the Bathroom

Using wall and floor tiles in your bathroom can create a great-looking space. In fact, tiles are great for providing an attractive, tidy, and neat appearance. Also, a tile surface is extremely resilient and durable which is great when you have kids. If your bathroom has large hexagon tiles in place now, though, you can’t…

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Storing bulk food the (easy? cheap? green?) way

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Buying food in bulk and preserving from your garden and farmer's markets is as an awesome way to save money and capture maximum nutrition, but there's even one more reason to love those frugal habits: they reduce waste and help save the earth, too. A 25-pound…

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Green and Natural Fabric Softeners
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Green and Natural Fabric Softeners

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: This month on my blog, Live Renewed, we talked all about using natural and green laundry care.  While everyone loves to have fresh-smelling, clean, and soft laundry; many of the conventional products on the market today are filled with ingredients and chemicals that we should be…

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4 Ways to Protect Your Home 
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4 Ways to Protect Your Home 

4 Ways to Protect Your Home  While looking after your home and experimenting with interior design is often more fun than protecting the outside, you must keep your home secure at all times. Nobody wants their home and safe space for all the family to be visited by unwanted guests, so you should do everything…

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The Trash Challenge: What’s In Your Trash?

Last week, I introduced The Trash Challenge. Funny enough, although I started off explaining that we are still filling 4-6 bags a week, we only ended up with 2 bags. I was very careful not to change any of our habits during the week, and I think that the switch back to cloth diapers as…

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Tips to Get Your Household in Order for Fall

I love the fall season with cooler temperatures, shorter days, the leaves are turning colors, and the kids are back in school. It may be hard to believe how fast time has flown by, but fall is here. For most families, this means getting back into the swing of routines and preparing their homes for…

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Gardening for engineers and attempts to overcome my brown thumbs

When people talk about the joy of digging their fingers in the dirt, of caring for plants, of harvesting food from their own land, I know exactly what they're talking about. Well, at least to a small degree. I love planting and caring for plants, and there really is nothing better than picking a cherry tomato…

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6 Eco-Friendly Heating Tips for the Winter

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: The days are getting cooler, and it won't be long before these beautiful fall days turn into winter. If you haven't already, you'll probably be turning on your heat soon, and your furnace will be firing up for the first time since the spring. A few years…

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