With the average American creating 4.4 pounds
of waste per day, it’s easy to forget just how much we throw away. To
help reduce my family’s waste output, I’ve created the “Reuse Challenge”
which challenges them to think of creative ways to reuse an item in as
many ways as possible...
As an elementary school student, each year my daughter exchanges
Valentine’s Day cards with her classmates. Whether a small bag of candy
or a heart shaped pencil, most students give a little treat to go along
with their cards. I came across this unique idea for creating seed
treats to attach to your child’s Valentine’s Day cards...
Have you ever wondered what your children and their friends think and
feel about recycling? Although my kids recycle daily at home and in our
community, I’ve never really stopped to consider what they actually
think about it...
Last month my husband decided our spare bedroom should become his new
“man cave.” He convinced me that instead of storing our spare furniture
and boxes in the space, it would be “better” if he set up a couch,
stereo and his guitar amplifier. His first order of business was to
clear out the closet, which, of course, is where I store our family’s
The New Year is finally here and many people set out to make
better-for-you resolutions such as quit smoking, start exercising, get
organized and eat healthier. This year I challenge you to make a
resolution that is not only good for YOU, but also good for our planet....