Green Living

I recently learned that some people have been using mothballs to deter things like snakes, squirrels, and moles in their yard. I've even been told by people that their pest control person suggested it to them. Ugh. Not only are mothballs toxic, but it's unlawful to use them in this... Read more →


Every year, my family participates in the International Coastal Cleanup. Not that we don't pick up trash just about every time we go to the beach, but there's something special about taking part in the worldwide event. When you pick up trash on your own you may not always feel... Read more →


We are a family of four, and I recently came across a set of stainless steel cups at REI that were perfect for us! I got them on clearance for around $20. They just so happen to come in our four favorite colors, so we quickly assigned a colored cup... Read more →


This evening my husband and I and our two kids took a bike ride up to the park. We live in a community that has a park, so it is a one mile ride up to the park (winding through the community). One our one mile bike ride (two mile... Read more →