Once you make a conscious effort to live a greener lifestyle, you’ll notice a mental shift. Things that once would’ve gone in the trash suddenly get a second look, and you’ll try to figure out how to reuse them, rather than just throw them away — even if they were going into the recycling bin.
That is the idea behind Walmart Green’s latest giveaway, the Recycle Revamp Pinterest contest.
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I recently learned that two different family members are pregnant. After my initial excitement for them subsided, my brain immediately went into nursery mode. Even if you haven’t done a whole lot to the rest of your home to make it as nontoxic as possible, the nursery is a great place to start. And of course, making your nursery eco-friendly doesn’t mean making it boring or drab. You can stil welcome your little one to a world of color with Baby Room Colors from Glidden® Paint, as seen in What to Expect When You’re Expecting (only in theaters). :: READ THE FULL POST
At this very second, I have at least folders between my computer and my external hard drive dedicated to our dream home and all the things we want to put in it. When we started thinking about this a few years ago, my taste was super modern, with very little room for anything “old” or traditional.
Over the years, the tastes of my husband and I have evolved. With the help of Pinterest, I’ve been able to save pictures that appeal to me, and when I look at them collectively, I’ve seen a pattern emerge: While we do want a very modern, modular home — the RK1 home by Living Homes shown above is the one we have on the vision board in our current master bedroom — we’d likely fill it with things that are a combination of: :: READ THE FULL POST
I don’t write often about my daughter here, mostly because I generally prefer to embrace the normalcy of our lives than to talk about her battle with leukemia. She’s doing well — wonderful in fact, and she hasn’t let any of it slow her down. Not even a little. Doctor’s appointments are a mere blip on our radars now, and in between, she’s just a normal little girl who loves to dance to Just Dance 2 and Michael Jackson The Experience :: READ THE FULL POST
Remember back at the beginning of October when I shared my entry in Ecover’s 30 Under 30 contest? If you don’t remember, Ecover is seeking 30 young people under 30 years old who are actively working to protect the planet. Well, I have great news.
I’m a finalist!
That mean’s I’ve already won Ecover products for a year, but I want to take this all the way. I want to win the grand prize: my choice of a 6’ Santomer dining tableSantomer bed and 2 Paulista benches OR a and 2-drawer end table by Environment Furniture, which are made from pieces of Peroba Rosa wood recovered from an old Brazilian coffee factory. :: READ THE FULL POST