All Blog Posts Tagged 'green' (157)

SWEET TANGERINE POSITIVE ENERGY TEA BY YOGI TEA THE SWEETEST PART OF MY DAY

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When I was 16 I worked at my very first job. I ran a small coffee shop in my neighborhood. All day I made and drank coffee. I was a full fledged coffeeaholic from that summer…

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Added by Hope Brissette on October 4, 2014 at 7:47pm — No Comments

Red Leaf Tea - Naturally flavored Eggnog Matcha Review & Giveaway

I made the Eggnog Matcha the same way I made the Caramel Matchaccino. As soon as I opened the packet, the smell of eggnog was noticeable. It smelled great.



Note: it has a tear area, but don't use it.…

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Added by Ronda on January 5, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Red Leaf Tea - Caramel Matchaccino Review

I was given the opportunity to try two products from RedLeafTea.com. The Caramel Matchaccino and the Naturally flavored Eggnog Matcha. I've never heard of either products, but I was excited to try them. Here's my thoughts in the Caramel Matchaccino.



First things first, I had no idea what…

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Added by Ronda on January 4, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

New You for the New Year!

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Added by Carol Aguero on November 27, 2013 at 11:42am — No Comments

Chocolate Banana Green Smoothie {5 Ingredients}

Please, feel free to view the original post on my blog, Mama Chirps :)

I have to post this recipe, mostly for future reference, because it was awesome! Not to mention, it was paleo AND vegan, too. I decided to experiment today and ventured outside of the normal old smoothie box, and came up with a healthy Chocolate Banana Green Smoothie.



Chocolate?!…

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Added by Danialle Birdwell on August 5, 2013 at 6:02pm — No Comments

A Green Baby Shower 101

If you‘ve already adjusted your own lifestyle so that you do your best to live eco-consciously, preparation for baby‘s arrival should be a natural next step for you. If you’re still working on the transition, the time before baby arrives is the best time to get things organized. Having a green baby shower is…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on July 14, 2013 at 9:26pm — No Comments

Book Review: Green Lake by S.K. Epperson

Are you looking for a great book to read?  Do you like being drawn into a good book that you can’t put down?  Then I highly recommend that you read “Green Lake” by S.K. Epperson.  This book touches on almost every subject that many people have a difficult time understanding or relating to.  These topics include: divorce, alcohol abuse, murders, homicides, racism, suicide, pedophiles, attraction to dead corpses and sexual urges with the corpses, arson, abusive relationships, sexual…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 22, 2013 at 7:54pm — No Comments

The Cost of Permanent Press

Nobody would argue that people are busier than ever these days.  Between work, spouse, children, home and other commitments, there is more and more competition for our time.  And those companies that manufacture goods understand this and cater to the demands of convenience and ease.  But at what cost?

After…

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Added by Penny Roach on April 16, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Steps to Better Fuel Efficiency

Not everybody is in a position to go out and buy a brand new, energy efficient vehicle.  But there are several things you can do with your car right now that will make it more energy efficient.  This will help you to go green and save green in the process.

1.  Make sure that your tires are inflated…

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Added by Penny Roach on April 4, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Green Your Bathroom

One of the steps to Going Green is conserving our natural resources.  And one of the natural resources that gets wasted the most is water.  Here are some steps that your family can take to conserve water.  This will not help our environment, but save you money as well.

1.  Shower instead of bathing as…

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Added by Penny Roach on April 3, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Planning to Dry Clean Your Easter Sunday Best?

I don’t know anybody who enjoys dry cleaning.  If you want a really funny story about dry cleaning, you can check out my friend, Vicky, at the Pursuit of Normal here.

But besides the…

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Added by Penny Roach on April 2, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Spring Cleaning - With Kids!

Most people I know are eager to welcome the approach of Spring and all that goes with it:  opening the windows for fresh air, planting flowers, putting out the patio furniture.  What most people are probably not thrilled about?  Spring cleaning.

The idea of giving your house a good old fashioned…

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Added by Penny Roach on March 20, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Planet PVC

Oh how we love our plastic!  Nothing has shaped the modern world quite like it.  And it’s virtually everywhere you look:  vinyl flooring, electrical conduit, fencing, water pipes, windows, shower curtains, decking and wallpaper.

Polyvinyl chloride is one of those materials used for its durability and cost effectiveness.  It’s also very low maintenance and can be made softer and more bendable.  PVC is now a popular choice for outdoor furniture, upholstery and even clothing.

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Added by Penny Roach on March 12, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Friday Favorites for March 8th

I’ve written a few times about the progress I’ve made in my journey to go green.  While I certainly have a long way to go, I’m not the big-haired, wasteful consumer that I used to be.  And since we all struggle in our journey to do better and be better, I’m continuing my weekly entry of “favorites” that help me day to day.

Mini Trampoline

Honestly, I have never even considered buying a trampoline for my kids.  OK, maybe I did.  But only for about 5 seconds.  I have heard…

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Added by Penny Roach on March 8, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Hollywood Goes Green

Leave it to Hollywood to have its finger on the pulse of what’s popular in America.  Usually, if there is a new “movement”, celebs jump right on the bandwagon because they know it will keep them popular and relevant.  So, I decided to do a little research to see if there were any Hollywood types who really took…

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Added by Penny Roach on March 6, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Friday Favorites for March 1st

Last week, I started a new blog segment that I refer to as my Friday Favorites.  These are things that I have discovered over the past couple of years.  Who knows what you might find here?  It could be a food, an appliance, or even a destination.  But each item, in its own way, contributes to the awesomeness otherwise known as my green lifestyle.  So without further ado, here are this week’s Friday Favorites:

“Cause” It Tastes Great!

Have any of you ever heard of Project…

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Added by Penny Roach on March 1, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Don't Touch Me!!

I have never, nor do I anticipate ever being, a touchy-feely kind of person.  You know how some people will greet you with a hug, or a kiss or want to touch you when they talk to you?  That is SO not me.  In fact, those types of people make me really uncomfortable and want to run in the other direction.

It’s not that I’m not affectionate or anything.  I still kiss my son (who is almost 14) on the forehead every night and I’m delighted that he wants to give me an occasional…

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Added by Penny Roach on February 28, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Green on the Cheap

When I made the decision, really made the decision, to adopt a greener lifestyle, I had people say to me “I’d love to go green but I can’t afford it.”  Have you ever said that?  Thought that?  If so, I will refrain from telling you what I said in return.

The point is that if you think about it,…

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Added by Penny Roach on February 26, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Eco-Friendly Luxury

When most people think about staying in a nice hotel, eco-friendly doesn’t exactly come to mind.  Think about all the people taking hot showers, running the air conditioning in their rooms, and watching TV, not to mention washing all the towels and bedding.  It’s mind boggling to think about how much energy is being used.  But, believe it or not, there are hotels that not only care about offering comfortable amenities and convenience to their guests, but care about our planet as…

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Added by Penny Roach on February 12, 2013 at 9:49am — No Comments

Orange You Glad They Like It?

I absolutely LOVE my local Whole Foods Store (if you can call an hour’s drive one way local).  When you walk in the door, you are met with a HUGE produce section that looks alive.  It’s almost like a giant piece of artwork.  So many different colors, different textures, and different smells are just waiting for me…

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Added by Penny Roach on January 30, 2013 at 10:36am — No Comments

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