Frugality

01Jun 2015

Did you know that packaging makes up about 30% of our waste by weight and 50% by volume? While you can recycle a lot of different types of packaging, it is really much more environmentally friendly to avoid it when possible. Many environmentally conscious Americans are looking for smart ways to cut back on waste […]

25May 2015
memorial day picnic

The last weekend of May is our first official opportunity to sniff the spring weather and gear up for a summer playing in the sunshine. Memorial Day is the opening of the outdoor entertainment season. Picnics, cook-outs, and camping all involve packing up part of our kitchen and transporting it to somewhere without kitchen appliances. […]

16May 2015

Memorial Day weekend is an annual turning point towards summer. While it’s still officially spring, Memorial Day is a marker and a sure sign that summer is on its way. In preparation for summer, this is a great time to consider one of our most precious resources on this planet – water. Depending on where […]

02Apr 2015

Has spring sprung in your neck of the woods? At this time of year, we’re all craving a little extra color in our lives and luckily, Easter is a particularly good “green” holiday. This is a great opportunity to reduce, reuse, and recycle our way right down the Bunny Trail. In the spirit of new […]

14Feb 2015

You could say I’m a bit of a word nerd. When my husband makes a clever play on words in Spanish, it’s almost as if he’s saying “te amo”. Nothing says “olive you” on Valentine’s Day like a corny pun on a cutesy card, along with a heartfelt message, and chocolate, of course. For inspiration […]

11Feb 2015

Happy Valentine’s week everyone! I love spending this time of year with friends watching sappy movies, drinking tea and making projects. Our challenge this week is perfect to make at girl’s night or for getting pampered before a romantic Valentine’s date. Homemade Body Scrubs! Scrubs are an excellent way to exfoliate, improve circulation, refresh, and moisturize […]