December 2010

Green Gift Giveaways, Day 10: Dillygiggles Organic Lip Balms Thumbnail

My daughter is a big fan of dressing up. Some days, it’s the cheerleading costume we gave her a few years back, and other days, it’s my high-heeled boots, jewelry and “makeup.” I put makeup in quotation marks because I don’t wear any. Really. But I do like lip glosses and balms (particularly when they’re [...]

Green Steal of the Week: Dwell Home Plan Available at Gilt Groupe! Thumbnail

My husband and I have dreams of building a beautiful, green prefab home, complete with a modern aesthetic that would make it stand out from the traditional homes you can find in Georgia. And while we’re in no position to act on that dream just yet, today is one of those days when I really [...]

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tom’s of Maine. All opinions are 100% mine. There are very few personal care products that we use in our home. Once we find a brand that we like, and can trust, we tend to stick with them. So we use Dr. Bronner’s soap [...]

The Heart of Social Good: Amy Clark of Mom Advice Thumbnail

I shared with you a few weeks ago that I am an ambassador for the Macy’s Heart of Haiti campaign.  In case you missed that post, Heart of Haiti is a collection of art, housewares and accessories handmade by Haitian artisans in an attempt to help them get back on their feet after the historic earthquake [...]

Product Review: Better Homes and Gardens Stainless Steel Pot Set Thumbnail

To put it mildly, our last set of pots had seen better days. We bought them more than 5 years ago with very little concern about how they were made, what they were made of, etc. And while they were still usable, we knew we’d have to get a new set sooner or later. So [...]