...While I’ve participated in meatless Monday’s in the past, I wanted to
challenge myself to meat-free eating for one week, which I called the
Seven Day Vegetarian Challenge. If you’re interested in a similar
challenge, below are a few tips I learned along the way...
...Composting is the process of taking all the organic and biodegradable
waste that you would otherwise throw away and place into a receptacle
bin in your back yard, or take it to a commercial composting facility in
your area. Through a natural process, the food scraps or yard trimmings
break down the organic matter...
Camping and hiking are two of my family’s favorite spring and summertime
activities. I love getting back to nature, exploring the woods, cooking
over a fire, and ignoring my cell phone every once in a while! Camping
is a great way to teach children to appreciate nature and the importance
of eco-friendly planning during trips...
Growing sprouts is an easy and inexpensive way to add greens to your
family’s mealtime. Sprouting seeds are usually available at your local
grocery store or you can purchase them online by simply searching
“sprouting seeds.” They come in multiple varieties...
My family spends quite a bit of time in our backyard during the spring
and summer months. We love to grill, enjoy bonfires, entertain friends
and just relax outside. Over the years, we have made a number of changes
to our backyard and patio in an effort to create a more eco-friendly,
outdoor living space...