Non-Candy Valentine’s Gift Ideas for Kids

16 non-candy Valentine's ideas for kids

This year I went on the hunt for non-candy Valentine’s ideas for kids to make instead of buying the usual candy. Valentine’s Day has become so commercialized and inundated with candy, plastic toys, and other unnecessary items. The candy just adds to the never-ending flow of processed sugar (that I try to keep our family … Read more Non-Candy Valentine’s Gift Ideas for Kids

10 Ways To Reduce Waste in Your Kitchen

The one place our family really needs to focus more is on ways to reduce waste in the kitchen. According to the EPA, Americans generated about 254 million tons of trash in 2013. On average, a single person generates about 4.40 pounds per year, recycling only 1.51 pounds of that amount. That is not nearly enough to … Read more 10 Ways To Reduce Waste in Your Kitchen

Cloth Diapering: 5 Reasons To Ditch the Disposables

I will be completely honest. I didn’t initially start cloth diapering for the environment or for financial reasons. To be perfectly upfront, several of my friends were cloth diapering their new babies and I thought, Well that sounds like a new and exciting adventure! Maybe even the “thing to do”! Little did I know it … Read more Cloth Diapering: 5 Reasons To Ditch the Disposables