Updated & Expanded for 2019. Gift-giving can sometimes be a challenge to our eco-friendly goals, but it doesn't have to be! Here's my ultimate green list to make your gift-giving easier and a whole lot greener! Click the green descriptions for product links! Eco-Friendly Stocking Stuffers: Food Huggers Storage Set Keep leftover fruits, vegetables, and drinks fresh without plastic! These food-grade silicone covers slip on easy and keeps cut food and opened drinks ... Read More about The Ultimate Green & Eco-friendly Gift Guide
Luumi Unplastic Bowl Review Are you looking for more ways to reduce the plastic in your home? Tired of bringing home plastic food storage items because the choices at your local stores are so limited? Me too! So when Eartheasy.com offered me the opportunity to try one of their newest products, the Luumi Unplastic Bowl - a plastic free reusable bag, I couldn’t wait for it to arrive! Plastic-Free Packaging EarthEasy.com is one of my favorite online stores for eco-friendly items ... Read More about Have You Tried Luumi Unplastic Bowl? A Plastic Free Review
UPDATE: Since posting this article, Craftsy Unlimited changed its name to Bluprint.com. The good news is that their new name came with an expanded platform and several more upcycled classes and projects. I updated this post with the new name, but don't be confused if you find one I missed. I hope to completely update the article soon. Thanks for reading and let me know if you have any questions about the changes. I often recommend green and eco-friendly alternatives — ones that won't add ... Read More about Why I Love Bluprint — My new digital obsession!
Read & Study Laudato Si' with Us! Text: Laudato Si’ Online Order in Paperback: Laudato Si’ Study Series Page: Outline Do you consider yourself Christian? Eco-friendly? Pro-life? To some, it may seem weird to ask these questions together but if your answer is “yes” to the first question, the other two “yeses” should naturally be assumed. As we read Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, I thought it would be an interesting study to see what the document has to ... Read More about The Top 10 Pro-Life Quotes from Laudato Si’
Last Series Post: A Universal Communion Text: Laudato Si’ Online Order in Paperback: Laudato Si’ Series Page: Outline Understanding Pope Francis on “The Gaze of Jesus” As we have worked our way through the first two chapters of Laudato Si’, Pope Francis has concentrated the most of his effort on sharing environmental concerns and directing us towards our obligation as Christians to care for all of God’s creation. Now during this last section, titled “The Gaze of Jesus,” he ... Read More about Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si’: (Part 2.7) The Gaze of Jesus
Activated Charcoal Soap? As part of my green journey, I've found that beauty products hide a lot of chemicals that are not only compounding and toxic for people, but every day millions of these chemicals are then washed down our drains and enter the water supply. This may not seem like a big deal, but research shows that many of these toxins are too small to be filtered out, so they remain in our drinking water and slowly poison our streams, lakes, and oceans. This makes replacing beauty ... Read More about Activated Charcoal Soap (Good for Your Skin & the Earth!)