Stephanie on November 30th, 2009
Mountain view with sheep

Breeding sheep to belch less

Why don’t livestock mind their manners?  You might have heard how sheep and cows are contributing to global climate change by the mere fact of their… um… methane emissions (16% of all global greenhouse gas emissions…

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Stephanie on November 29th, 2009
la tierra te necesita! - the earth needs you! - 土地需要你!

Freecycle is the new "recycle"

Its been years since we first started hearing about the benefits of “reduce, reuse, recycle.”  Today, people in many areas of the world are doing a much better job minimizing waste than they were 20-30 years…

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Stephanie on November 28th, 2009
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

One of our favorite holiday shows is the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.  The 1964 classic stop-action animation television special features Burl Ives, an abominable snow monster with a tooth-ache, a skinny Santa, and – of course…

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Sneaky Green Uses for Everyday Things: How to Craft Eco-Garments and Sneaky Snack Kits, Create Green Cleaners, Remake Paper into Flying Toys, Assemble ... a Robot Recycle Bin with Everyday Things

Ingenuity has met its match and his name is Cy Tymony. In his book, Sneaky Green Uses for Everyday Things, Cy combines the sneaky fun of his Sneaky Uses series with the growing interest in green living. The result is…

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Stephanie on November 26th, 2009
Turkey Day

Happy Thanksgiving today!

Here in the United States, its Thanksgiving Day!  As we speak, I have the turkey in the oven (the bird, not my husband), and am taking a break from peeling potatoes.  My sister and her family are visiting…

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Stephanie on November 25th, 2009
The 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

Have you seen those commercials – popular this time of year – where the husband takes his wife to the window, and they look outside at a shiny new car, all tied up with a giant…

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Stephanie on November 24th, 2009
Free Colorful Marshmallow Christmas Trees Creative Commons

Have a green holiday party, so you don't go into the red!

I love the holidays!  Gathering together with friends, enjoying delicious food and drink, and celebrating all the joys of the season.  With everyone being a little more cost-conscious these…

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