Waste Less and Be Green in 2015

16Dec 2015

The Holiday travel season is right around the corner. Families are busy finishing up shopping, securing motel reservations and getting excited to see loved ones.  All that travel does have a significant impact on the Earth.  Fortunately there are some easy ways to reduce our impact and have the trip we desire. Last year we […]

09Dec 2015

When do you typically decorate for the Holidays? I love how every family has a different timeline and tradition for decorations.  We begin decorating the day after Thanksgiving and gradually add ornaments and decorations over the following weeks.   A couple years ago we made the switch to all LED Christmas lights which are “supposed” […]

02Dec 2015

According to the EPA waste increases by nearly 25% between Thanksgiving and New Years- accounting for a million tons per week of additional garbage.  Let that sink in a little bit- one MILLION tons per week!!! Most of this is wrapping, bows, boxes, gift bags, etc.  YIKES!!!!!!!!! Unfortunately most gift wrap cannot be recycled- only […]

21Oct 2015

Halloween is right around the corner. My son starts planning his costume for the next year on Halloween!  We usually go through dozens of ideas before deciding on something right before Halloween.   It is so fun to watch kids get dressed up and tap into their imaginations.  Costumes, however, can be super expensive.  This year […]