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Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Live Christmas Trees

December 6th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

The Christmas tree has become one of the staple holiday decorations for most homes but sustainable Christmas trees aren't always available. Sometimes severe asthma and allergy sensitivities can leave you shunning the evergreen as well. Fear not my festive friends, if you don't want a real Christmas tree you don't have to settle for a traditional artificial replica. The following are a list of wonderfully eco-friendly alternatives to live Christmas trees


Candles Made from Renewable Resources

November 29th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Perhaps candles best represent celebration and the steady procession of festivities marching through the fall and winter seasons. Whatever the reason, now is the perfect time to enjoy the variety of candles made by renewable resources


30 Cyber Monday Craft Ideas: Don’t Shop, CRAFT!

November 28th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

On Cyber Monday I will not present you with a list of great deals and online places to spend your hard-earned cash. Instead, I will give you a list of my favorite green DIYs to make with your family for your family. Let's call it Buy Nothing Cyber Day, shall we? Turn to your loved ones, spend time with them and show them love. Material well-being is great but it cannot buy affection


5 Earth Friendly Place Setting Favors

November 17th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

While sitting around the family table, decorations are a focal point and significant detail putting the perfect finish touch on the dining experience. Place settings not only help guests find their seat, they create a welcoming, comforting moment not soon forgotten. Offer guests one of these 5 Earth friendly place settings they can take home and enjoy


Eek-O-Friendly Halloween Ideas

October 21st, 2011 | by Lynn Fang

Green your Halloween this year by trying some of these DIY upcycled decor ideas, composting your pumpkin, and making some deliciously vegan spooky Halloween treats


10 Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air

September 26th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

Until recently, nobody suspected there could be anything like indoor air pollution. With the development of technology and the better insulation of buildings in the past decades to save heating costs and to conserve energy, the air indoors gradually grew more stagnant allowing for common household pollutants to accumulate and in turn affect our health.


4 Eco-Friendly Fall Decorations

September 22nd, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

With some eco-craftiness, turn your house into a fall haven just in time for apple-bobbing and ghostly fun. Here are 4 eco-friendly fall decorations that not only are green, but will save you some of that green in your wallet as well



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