The Truth About Styrofoam #WheelsforWishes

Fortunately, you don’t see as many places using Styrofoam these days as you used to.  However, there are some places that still do.  Here are some reasons why it’s so important to avoid using Styrofoam – bring your own to go containers if you need to!!    by Wheels For Wishes

Kick Toxins Out! #FightToxins #MC

I was happy to pair up with Seventh Generation to help spread awareness about the importance of chemical reform in the United States.  I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Seventh Generation. I received a promotional item and product samples as a thank you for participating.  Did you know that […]

Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer

Here are a few tips this summer for fun things to do – what do you like to do in the summer months? Sea shell mobile (Crafts with Found Objects) It’s always great when you can make items with objects in your backyard. Since we’re right by the Gulf, I’ve decided that we’ll make a […]

DIY Household Cleaners

I love the Fall!  The cool air has inspired me to get to work cleaning the house lately.  Of course, now that I’m working, I don’t have a ton of extra time, but whether you go all out or not, these easy recipes for DIY cleaners will help you save money AND reduce your exposure […]

Green Ways to Keep Pests at Bay!

Living in Florida, we have more than our fair share of bugs to deal with! I’m not fond of bugs, but I also want to limit my family’s exposure to DEET. Fortunately, there are a lot of options out there to help keep bugs at bay! Mosquitos: Remove standing water from your yard. When grilling, […]

Do You Need Help Getting Your Children Excited About Saving Energy?

It’s so important to get our children excited about saving energy when they are young, so it’s normal for them.  Little Miss already knows it’s important to reduce, reuse, and recycle, and she’s starting to grasp the importance of saving energy.  I know we’ll be signing up for Team Energy Star to make this easier! […]

Start Your Own Green Business! Advice and Tips

Thanks to Penny for our special Earth Day guest post!    Hi, my name is Penny Bauder and I am the owner of Green Kid Crafts. Like so many children’s products, Green Kid Crafts is a mother’s invention, born out of need. I’m a busy working mom, but nothing is more precious to me than […]

Cox Conserves Earth Day Initiative #CoxConserves

It’s Earth Day week! My, how time flies! Does your community do anything to celebrate Earth Day? In Pensacola, we have a huge festival for the whole community at Bayview Park. It’s biking distance for us, which is nice! I didn’t realize that Cox Communications has a huge conservation program. Launched in 2007, Cox Conserves […]

Green Your Laundry Routine!

It’s Earth Week! In celebration, here are some ways to green your laundry routine and some non-toxic laundry tips. Use cold water. Unless your clothes are really dirty, all you need is cold water for your washing needs. Not only does it help the environment, but it saves you money – you won’t pay to […]

Gardening Tips for Beginners and Basic Gardening Guidelines

The price of everything is rising these days and if you are like me, you are probably looking for some ways to save money. A vegetable garden is a great start in doing that. A USDA study suggests that one tomato seed can grow as much as $50 worth of tomatoes! Who can argue? Have […]

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