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Save the Ducks

Save the Ducks

| May 13, 2008 | 0 Comments

I was in the middle of preparing dinner and realized that I needed more mayo for the meal. I asked my daughter to get me a jar from the pantry. She pulled out three jars of mayonnaise, which were all attached by a three-ringed hard plastic holder that was inserted around the necks of the […]

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Take a Walk on Trash Day to Reinforce Your Green Efforts

Take a Walk on Trash Day to Reinforce Your Green Efforts

| May 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

To anyone who thinks that the recycling efforts are a bit overwhelming and is contemplating quitting the living green lifestyle, my suggestion is to take a walk around your neighborhood on trash day. Take a look at the contents in your neighborhood’s recycle bin (Just a look. Don’t go poking around in your neighborhood’s trash). […]

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Those Pesky Egg Cartons – How to Recycle So Many of Them?

Those Pesky Egg Cartons – How to Recycle So Many of Them?

| May 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

I was about to throw the egg carton away and I looked in the recycle bin and wondered, “What else can I do with an egg carton?” After all, I’m trying to live a greener life, I can’t go around throwing away all of the egg cartons. So, I decided to get on the internet to […]

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Pearly Whites, Smooth Cheeks and Water Conservation.

Pearly Whites, Smooth Cheeks and Water Conservation.

| May 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

Rather cryptic title, but knowing that this blog is all about making green choices, you’ve gotta guess where I’m going with this entry. Yep, it’s all about water conservation and turning off the faucet in the morning when you brush your teeth and/or shave. I’m not going to spout statistics of how many gallons of […]

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High Fructose Corn Syrup – Don’t Bring it Home

High Fructose Corn Syrup – Don’t Bring it Home

| April 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

Discovered in the 1970’s by Japanese scientists, high fructose corn syrup seemed like the answer to manufacturers prayers. Not only is it cheaper to make, it is sweeter than sugar and thus less is needed to achieve the same amount of sweetness. Additionally, high fructose corn syrup has a long shelf life. What manufacturer wouldn’t […]

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The Trials and Errors of Composting

The Trials and Errors of Composting

| April 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

I don’t know if it’s just me, but I’ve got to warm up to this composting process. Don’t get me wrong, I am 100% for composting, but it’s the logistics that I seem to have some issue with. Last year I purchased a composting bin. I was very excited about composting (and still am). I put […]

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Welcome

Welcome

| March 12, 2008

Green Vibrance is one of the many super foods on the market. Not everyone is familiar with super foods, probiotics and their health benefits. For those of you who need more information on the topic, do a little more research on the internet. Additionally, there’s a neat little ebook that gives the lowdown on the […]

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The Composting Mindset

The Composting Mindset

| May 12, 2007 | 0 Comments

Thinking of becoming a composter? Stop, before you run and purchase a composting kit, or better yet, before you dedicate a portion of your yard for a compost pile stop and think. Composting is more than an activity. It’s a mindset and a way of life. Thankfully, going green is getting much more exposure. Daytime […]

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Is it Hot in Here or is it Just Me?

Is it Hot in Here or is it Just Me?

| May 26, 2006 | 0 Comments

Come along on this journey for a moment. Imagine this: You’re sitting in a business lunch meeting with a bunch of young chippies (definition of young chippie – anyone younger than you by morethan 10 years). You keep yourself in shape and no one really knows how old you are. You’re feeling real good about […]

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