Sustainability

Spring into Action: Earth Day Activities

Earth Day Activities There is no shortage of Earth Day Activities to help celebrate and preserve our beautiful Earth, especially with all this beautiful weather we’ve had. In honor of the beautiful weather and Earth Day right around the corner, I’ve compiled a list of Earth Day Activities.

DIY

How to Make Plarn

Why Do I Make Plarn? There are so many reasons, I love to make plarn and it’s one of my favorite upcycling projects.  I have mentioned it quite a few times in various posts, so today I’m actually going to show to make plarn. Plarn is plastic yarn made from plastic bags. The beauty of… Read More How to Make Plarn

Holidays

Why I Don’t Participate in Black Friday Shopping

Oh Where to Begin… There are so many reasons why I don’t participate in Black Friday shopping, especially when it started on Thanksgiving. Shopping on Black Friday isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it’s our attitude that worries me. I wasn’t always the anti- capitalism, corporations, money, greed or commercialism type. To some extent it… Read More Why I Don’t Participate in Black Friday Shopping

Sustainability

Save Green Even When You Can’t Upgrade Appliances

Tips to Save Green for Renters When you don’t have complete control over your living circumstances, it can seem impossible to save green, whether money or energy. Sometimes making these lifestyles can require more money, or maybe more control over your living situation. The biggest hurtles to saving green are: Heating Air Conditioning Lighting Clothes… Read More Save Green Even When You Can’t Upgrade Appliances