Make your Toilet a Low Flow Toilet

Did you know you can save money AND be green by making your toilet a low flow toilet? Follow these easy steps and save money with every flush! Step one: Take an empty half gallon milk jug or 2 liter pop container and peel off the label. Step two: Add some pebbles or rocks in… [Read More]

Green Toys Party, Part 2

A couple of weeks ago, a few friends and I got together for a Green Toys Party when we turned items destined for the trash into fun toys for our young kids. Here’s the instructions for many of the toys we made. Recycled CrayonsMaterials:old crayons, paper removed, broken into piecescooking spray or foil baking cupsmuffin… [Read More]

Green Toys Party, Part 1

A few weeks ago, my friend, Jill, and I got together with a group of friends to turn items destined for the trash or recycling into fun toys for our babies, toddlers and preschoolers. We had a great time spending the morning cutting and gluing and the kids loved their new toys. In the process,… [Read More]

Prevent Bug Bites Naturally

Summer days are definitely here. The sun stays out longer, watermelons and blueberries are in season and the weather is warm enough to play outside every day (sometimes too warm!). My daughter, Anna, loves to play outside no matter how hot it is. Like many toddlers, she is oblivious to the heat, and so are… [Read More]