The Modern Eco-Tupperware Party, Without the Tupperware

My mother used to sell Tupperware in the 70’s and 80’s.  Heck I -still- have some of her old Tupperware 30 years later, so I can vouch that the stuff can last for decades.  It was truly amazing, though I am unsure if the Tupperware of today is as hearty as it used to be.  […]

4 Ways for an Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

1. Biodiversity. 99 percent of the turkey eaten in the U.S. comes from a single breed. Choosing alternative “heritage” turkeys helps to preserve biodiversity and supports sustainable farming methods. Order one online at heritagefoodusa.com 2. Buy Local Obviously it is always recommended to buy local. There are many farmers that raise turkeys and will even […]

Naturally Treat a Hangover

Buttermilk. Coffee. More alcohol. Even among abstainers, everyone seems to have a favorite remedy for the Holiday hangover. But aside from drinking in moderation (or not drinking at all), what really works? Before you reach for that bottle of ibuprofen, try one of these natural remedies to help lessen next-day headaches, nausea, and dry mouth. […]

Get Rid of Ants Naturally

Boric Acid: Mix this with some cocoa powder, flour, or other powdered food (I use sugar) and it helps kill anything with an exoskeleton. Boric acid is a 100% effective method since the acid eats the body of the insect, and they can never become immune to that! It isn’t instant. You just need to […]

An Eco-Friendly Halloween

Fair Trade Economy “Halloween is the sweetest day of the year for most kids. But while we gobble up treats, the burden falls on children of West Africa, which exports 43 percent of the world’s chocolate. Almost half of the Ivory Coast cocoa farmers’ kids never go to school because their families need them to […]