Going Organic

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 […]

Baby Steps Challenge Report Card

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 […]

Baby steps challenge update

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!

November baby steps challenge: paper towels

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. […]