Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Green Makeup Bag Challenge!!


I raised the GoodGuide rating of my makeup bag from a 5.1 to a 6.9 with one trip to Target!  Here's how I did it and why you should challenge yourself to do the same:

Friday, April 20, 2012

Patio Garden Plans: Take Two


Earlier this month, I started thinking about how I could grow a legit veggie garden on a super small patio in steamy Central Florida (in case you missed it, we're moving there next month).  I thought about growing in pots, in wagons, up walls, in shoe bags, and even upside down (I'm looking at you, Topsy Turvy).  

But as I got feedback from friends who live in the area, my gardening fantasy was crushed.  Word is: it's hard as H to grow anything in a home garden in Florida.  THANKS A LOT, SUN! :(

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Ultimate Relaxation Party (That is Sort of Green)



If you are looking for a 5minutesformom.com ULTIMATE BLOG PARTY, you have arrived.  Brace yourself.  This party is about to get ultimate.

But first, go grab the following items:

Eco- and Budget-Friendly Cookware



I made the executive decision this week to donate my old pots and pans and invest in a brand new set of cookware for myself. There are a lot of green cookware options out there.  Most are ridiculously expensive.  But I found a few I could afford and I'm sharing my research here.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

How Does Your Garden Grow? No, Seriously...I Need to Know.


In exactly 24 days, I will be boarding a plane to our new home in Florida where I hope to plant a vegetable garden.  First problem: I have no idea how to do it.  HELP!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Surviving in Florida on a Gluten Free Diet

Big news: WE'RE MOVING.  My husband accepted a great job offer and we're moving from San Francisco, California to a town called Port St. Lucie, Florida in exactly one month.  What I'm most concerned about:  what the H we're going to eat when we get there...