Tag Archives: environmentally- friendly

The tree we chose this year

 

The hunt for an environmentally sound tree starring Goldylocks.

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Greener wipes–Homemade wipes vs store bought

Now that we’re winding away from wipes, I wanted to share with the other green mamas  maybe just starting out what we discovered.

We tried six different brands based on “green-ness” and made our own.

This is what we found:

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A nod to the Veterans Affairs hospitals

Check out this cup. It’s paper and I threw it in the compost when I finished with it.

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Why don’t more places use these?

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Look what we found at the Baltimore zoo…

During a week-long relaxing (yet busy!) visit to the in-laws, they wanted to take Miss Precious to the Baltimore zoo. I didn’t expect to see anything environmentally friendly at the zoo. Hmm…I spotted a recycling bin next to every trash receptacle. That made me happy.
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Homemade bird feeder from license plate

Did I show you these?
When we moved in, the previous owner had left them in the back yard.
What a creative idea!

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Eco steps of a local wine and coffee shop

The Blue Goose Wine and Coffee Shoppe is an expensive, eco-friendly, quaint shoppe I found while we resided south with the snow birds. What a pleasant surprise to find how many environmentally friendly and creative, non-wasteful ways they came up with to serve and decorate.

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Making homemade applesauce for baby

Need to use up those fall apples? Can’t finish the bag?
Here’s an idea if you want to substitute sugar in your recipes–homemade apple sauce! If you choose sweeter apples, you’ll have a sweeter sauce.
Or eat it with kielbasa and cabbage.
Or feed it to your baby.
It’s homemade, easy to do, and 100% natural. (Feel free to add sugar, but I don’t add anything to mine and it comes out yummy and sweet.)

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Prunes

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Easy, quick lunch– Tomato and Tuna Salad

Easiest, quickest lunch–EVER!

So pretty it could be art.

So pretty it could be art.

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Last Friday night….

We dined at Subway’s. While there, we got to talking about Larry’s subs. Are you familiar with Larry’s Subs? We weren’t either but they are a fantastic subway shop similar  to Jersey Mike’s that we stumbled across while in Georgia. What surprised us? How environmentally friendly they were. Subway vs Larry’s? Let’s take a look.

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