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Water and Water Bottles

Water and Water Bottles

| March 16, 2011 | 3 Comments

Many years ago we used to drink water out of cups. When went to the park as kids we used to drink water from the water fountain. Granted, if you place your fingers just right on the water spigot, you could spray the next person in line, but that was part of the fun of […]

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How to Teach Sustainability to Kids: Fun Tips, Ideas and Things to Do

How to Teach Sustainability to Kids: Fun Tips, Ideas and Things to Do

| September 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

As a parent who tries very hard to live simple and green, it important to me that my toddler learns the same. Sustainable living is all about ensuring that we create the least amount of impact on our environment while fulfilling our own needs and requirements. While it may seem tough or challenging to explain […]

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Home Made Laundry Detergent One Year Later

Home Made Laundry Detergent One Year Later

| July 21, 2008 | 57 Comments

It’s been a little over a year that I’ve been using homemade laundry detergent. I’ve got to say that overall I found it to be a positive experiment. There are a few tweaks here and there and a little bit of intervention required but all in all I will continue to use the homemade laundry […]

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Natural Deer Repellent

Natural Deer Repellent

| June 28, 2008 | 12 Comments

I love nature just as much as the next person but there are a few things that really work my nerves. The insatiable hosta munching deer is one of them, second only to flower box and yard destroying squirrel. Hair to Repel Deer There are several ways to deter deer from eating your plants (they […]

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Squirrel-B-Gone: No More Flowerbeds for You!

Squirrel-B-Gone: No More Flowerbeds for You!

| June 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

It looks like pepper works. In my last post I ranted a bit about squirrels reeking havoc with my plants so I peppered them (the plants, not the squirrels). This morning, I was hard at work on my laptop and I happened to look up and I saw my archenemy, the squirrel stalking (in that […]

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Homemade Liquid Hand Soap

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap

| July 5, 2007 | 106 Comments

Have we allowed the advertisers and marketers to dictate our tastes and preferences or are we in control and we determine what we need and want? Just turn on your TV and you are told that you are not happy unless you are wearing the latest style in clothes, driving the most up to date […]

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Go Blulow with Homemade Laundry & Dish Detergent!

| June 30, 2007 | 3 Comments

Of course the first thing that came to your mind when you started to convert your thought process into thinking Blulow was washing dishes and washing clothes right? Of course you did. Well, to put your mind at ease, I’ve found the perfect solution to finding environmentally friendly and economical dishwashing detergent and laundry detergent. […]

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