Christmas Tree Alternatives

Looking for a greener way to enjoy a traditional Christmas tree? Read these five ideas that are kinder on the environment without sacrificing memories and tradition. In fact, with these ideas, you might start a new tradition with your family.   1. Adopt a Neighborhood Tree Create a neighborhood tradition to decorate a tree with

The Art of Mason Jars

Mason Jars aren’t just for canning anymore. They are so versatile, we use them for storing food, making special drinks, mixing homemade cleaning supplies, holding flower arrangements, and more. They are just the right size to store rice, nuts, lentils, beans, spices, and dried fruit. They are freezer and dishwasher safe.     We bought this

Milk Paint

If you want to get serious with environmentally-safe paint, check out Milk Paint from The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company, a small company based in Massachusetts. They make an all-natural milk paint that is non-toxic and has no VOCs. Conventional household paint contains VOCs (volatile organic compounds) that contribute to indoor air pollution and can cause

Best 50 lb Reusable Bag

Sometimes you need something cute and practical. Solution? The BAGGU Reusable Shopping Bag. BAGGU’s 100% Ripstop Nylon line can hold a whopping 50 lbs, or 2-3 grocery bags combined. Folds flat and fits in your purse or bag. You won’t get stuck at the store without a bag, thanks to BAGGU.