Washing Produce

Unless you’ve got a nanny, a housekeeper, a chauffeur, and a chef, it’s hard to manage a home and family–and still keep a smile on your face. But, it’s worth trying. Because nobody wants a crabby mom. Join me while I try to navigate these choppy waters and keep smiling. Subscribe to my RSS feed […]

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Green Giveaways Galore

Don’t forget to check out all the cool green giveaways available this week. The posts will be staggered, so check the giveaway page throughout the week. Enter for your chance to win: – a reusable shopping bag from Envirosax – EcoSmart organic insect repellant – a $20 gift certificate to Better World Books – 8th […]

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Family Fun: Earth-Friendly Flicks

We love movie night around here. Usually, we get everyone in jammies first since someone inevitably falls to sleep before the film is over. Then, FishBoy11 takes charge of the popcorn making. We hunker down on the sofas and enjoy a movie together. The following are videos that we’ve all enjoyed over the years. While […]

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Guest Post: Worm Composting

Years ago the FishFam lived on 2 acres on the Central Coast of California. Since then we’ve moved to Kansas City and back again. The size of our yard has changed over time – it keeps getting smaller! But, that doesn’t stop us from trying to enjoy the outdoors and gardening. Last fall we studied […]

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Butter, and SoyMilk and Apron – Oh My! Giveaway Winners

Thanks to everyone who participated in last week’s giveaways. Congratulations to all our winners! Go here to see who they are.

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Guest Post: Do It Yourself Recycling

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “reduce, reuse, recycle” as it relates to being eco-friendly. Reduce waste, reuse something if you can, recycle it into something new. In our “disposable” society, it is a great one to remember before we toss something in the trash. (Truth be told, I learned it from Bob the Builder.) The […]

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Review and Giveaway – Envirosax Reusable Shopping Bags

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO #68 Sue AND #62 chopf712! PLEASE SEND ME YOUR MAILING ADDRESSES. There are a few things that I take with me on my grocery shopping trips: my children, my coupons, and my grocery bags. For awhile, I was forgetting one or the other. Well, not my kids! But […]

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Giveaway – EcoSmart Organic Insecticide

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO #11 KRISTY, #13 TALLYMICHELLE, #15 MICHELLENOTDAWN, #16 YARDSALE PRINCESS, #19 LERINLEIGH. PLEASE SEND ME YOUR MAILING ADDRESSES. Being “green” doesn’t just mean doing things that are good for the environment. In my mind, it means doing things that are good for the people in your environment. For me […]

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