Everyone looks forward to a vacation, but tourism is usually full of plastic water bottles, one-time-use straws, and disposable everything. Is it even possible to “go green” while on vacation? Yes!! And with a little advance planning and creative packing, you can make any vacation more green and eco-friendly, starting before you even leave your home. The very first thing you need in order to have a successful green vacation is an eco-friendly mindset and attitude. It is so easy to lapse ... Read More about How to Pack for a Green and Eco-Friendly Vacation
Thank you for being a loyal Darlene Goes Green reader! We have been sharing our green goals and successes for about a year now and I would like to make sure I'm doing my very best to give you the kind of posts and support you want and need the most. So, in order to make sure I'm "going green in all the right directions," please take a few minutes to answer 12 short questions about your favorite/least favorite kinds of posts and other information you'd like to share about your green journey ... Read More about Darlene Goes Green 2018 Summer Reader Survey
“Honor your father and your mother, that you may have a long life in the land the LORD your God is giving you.” Exodus 20:12 How will you honor Mom this year? Mothers have been tasked with raising us to become faithful, charitable children in God’s world. Whether she’s an eco-Mom or not, here are 10 gift ideas to make her Mother’s Day, birthday or any holiday a bit greener! 1 -- A Home Cooked or Grilled Meal Mom and Grandma enjoy a home cooked meal too, especially ... Read More about 10 Green and Eco-friendly Gift Ideas for Mom
As Christians we believe that everything is a gift from God — Everyone, Every Creature and All that we have is a GIFT that ultimately comes from and belongs to him. So, how do we thank him? By caring for this world he has given us and by praising him through and with the beauty of the creation. It seems easy enough, but living a "Christian Green" lifestyle can be a challenge. It takes effort, intention and it can be a difficult transition. So what do we do? Let's make it a REAL challenge ... Read More about 30 Day Christian Green Living Challenge
Recently a reader named Amy sent me a very nice message after reading my post titled, “Why I Quit Clinique for Good! (And Chose Green Products Instead).” She wanted me to know that she’s also a “Clinique-quitter” and how much she now loves the new Young Living Savvy Minerals Makeup Line. She shared how good the Young Living products make her skin feel and that she hopes I would be willing to check them out. I was so glad she reached out to me because I always appreciate learning about new ... Read More about Is Young Living Really Better Than Poofy Organics?