October 2011

Happy Halloween! Thumbnail

Happy Halloween from me and Ja'Naya the peacock! We hope you/your kids got all the candy you/they can eat :) On a side note... I entered Ja'Naya in 2 costume contests on Facebook, and we'd love to get your votes. If you like her costume, please VOTE HERE (Juan of Words) and VOTE HERE (Children's…

4 Green Things I’d Buy Right Now If I Could Thumbnail

A Michelle Kaufmann-designed Breezehouse, by Blu Homes. Do I really need to explain this one? OK. Simply put, it's green, and it's freaking gorgeous! Oh yeah. And it's a house. That we would own. Sure beats an apartment... EKLA Home Kristina sectional sofa: In the gray fabric shown, NOT bright green, of course. It is…

10 Awesome DIY & Green Halloween Ideas Thumbnail

Soooo...I'm thinking about having a costume party for Halloween. After I spent all that time making my daughter's peacock costume, it seemed like a waste to have her wear it only once. Plus, it seems I've been bitten by the Halloween bug! Of course, I'd like to keep the festivities as green as possible, so…

Seventh Gen Products AND Free Shipping? I Love It! Thumbnail

Lately, I've been a bit of slacker when it comes to the personal care and household products I've been using. I haven't completely fallen off the bandwagon, but sometimes I really don't want to spend $15 for a small bottle of laundry detergent. So I'll go for the $4 Purex Naturals which isn't horrible, but…

Handmade Awesomeness! Check Out My DIY Peacock Costume Thumbnail

Last year, I waited until the very last minute to decide that I wanted to make a Halloween costume for my daughter. Of course, my last minute project didn't go so well. I won't get into all the details, but lets just say that my attempt to make fairy wings was a fail. Tinkerbell would…