Articles About Environmentally Friendly

Planet 3-Dimensional Tile Game Overview

Planet 3-Dimensional Tile Game Overview

What does today mean to you? Is it all about recovering from the Easter food coma? Are you wishing your holiday weekend was a *little* bit longer? Are you counting the final days until the release of the most anticipated movie of the year? ...
7 Easy Ways to Be Earth Friendly

7 Easy Ways to Be Earth Friendly

Thanks to the larger than life interest in “Earth Day”, the entire month of April has become synonymous with environmental awareness. You don’t need to be inspired by a month or threats of global warming or climate change ...
A Bag of Bags and Why I Tote Them

A Bag of Bags and Why I Tote Them

I hope I never get too old to learn something from my kids. From a young age, they’ve acted well beyond that of many of their peers. It’s not like they don’t have a childhood because they do. We find time for them to ride ...
Buy a SUBWAY. Help Clean the Mississippi

Buy a SUBWAY. Help Clean the Mississippi

One of our country’s most famous authors served as a captain on the river and eventually took a pen name with roots in the same body of water. He referred to it as majestic and magnificent. An artist who studied with Grant Wood create ...
Recycle Electronics and Be Rewarded

Recycle Electronics and Be Rewarded

While there are advantages to living in Iowa, there are many things about big city living that I really miss. When I was in LA we had so many things we could do… Awesome food, activities and events, sports and of course, seldom a lack ...
You Cook, I Clean

You Cook, I Clean

Anybody who has ever eaten at our house knows who wears the apron in the family. Even if you ask my kids who is most responsible for setting off the smoke alarm, they’ll say “Mom!”. That’s okay though because it has ...
Just Bury it in the Backyard

Just Bury it in the Backyard

When I was a kid, the extent of my concern for recycling revolved around a pop bottle. It was a time when most pop came in glass bottles that you bought by the case. At the checkout counter, there was a deposit required of 10 cents per bott ...
Things are definitely flaming here…

Things are definitely flaming here…

Here’s the problem with my reviewing Duraflame Stax: I am married to a Canadian, former Army officer, who is capable of growing a very full beard. You KNOW what that means. The second he spotted the Duraflame Stax by the fireplace, he ...
Who Inspires You?

Who Inspires You?

Although my husband was considered an army brat, I had only moved once in my childhood  then again into an apartment after college. There was never a time when I was far from home and family – I went to college just blocks from the hi ...
Because Sometimes Life Stinks…

Because Sometimes Life Stinks…

We have all kinds of smell producers in our house– compost, cat, dog, not-quite-potty-trained twins, a cloth-diaper-wearing baby. We clean the litter box, the trash can, the compost bucket, the diaper pails regularly, but that doesn&# ...