The following is a reprint of a previously published post, from one year ago. I thought I’d check in on my “baby step challenges” from last year and see how they’re going. This post was my mid-month report on attacking junk mail, and our junk mail has decreased dramatically in the past year. This month […]
Last month I wrote this post about how I’ve decided to switch over to organic for all my personal care products. Some of them, like soap and shampoo, will include my husband. But most, like my face lotions and sunscreen, are for myself. It seems I use a LOT more personal care products than he […]
This is a baby-steps challenge of sorts. After reading this post by Vanessa at Green Ness, I’m determined to switch to organic personal care products. Over the past few decades, I’ve tried to buy products that don’t test on animals and that practice fair trade and are good for the environment, but it seems I’ve […]
During 2009, I took on a number of baby steps challenges because I didn’t feel like I was very good at being green, and I wanted to take steps to remedy that. So I thought I’d let you know how I’m doing with the challenges I took on last year. Mainly I wanted to stress […]
This will be a short post: I LOVE microfiber cloths! I can’t believe it took me so long to discover them. The baby steps challenge for this month is giving up paper towels, you can read about it here. Thanks again for your great advice!
It’s a new month, and time for another baby steps challenge! Back in April, I wrote this post about how I wanted to make some simple changes to incorporate more “green” behaviors into our lifestyle. So far we’ve tackled: stopping junk mail and catalogs, air-drying laundry, composting, switching to natural cleansers, and using less water. […]