WWOOF: Family-Friendly Eco-Travel (Frugal, Too!)

What would you say if I told you there was a way to take a trip with your whole family without breaking the bank?  Not only would this trip be affordable, it could also potentially include: • your choice of destinations all over the world • a chance to get to know the locals • (read more…)

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Sunday Links: June 6

• From Like Mother, Like Daughter: Living Without AC and Liking It • From Simple Homeschool: A Beach Blanket Education • From The Nourishing Gourmet: Poppyseed Lemon Coconut Flour Mini Muffins • From Big Green Purse: You Want Me to Buy Worm Poop? • From Green and Natural Parenting:Healthier Pots and Pans in the Kitchen (read more…)

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Q&A: How will you tour your city this summer?

Two summers ago, our family took a staycation instead of a vacation.  We stayed in our home, went to the neighborhood water park a few times, enjoyed leisurely picnics for our dinners, and had a few later nights watching movies and popping popcorn. Staycations are super popular now because of the economy; more and more (read more…)

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Green & Gorgeous: Beauty Sites to Know

Welcome to June’s edition of Green & Gorgeous. There’s a lot happening in the world of natural beauty and cosmetics – more than I can keep up with at the moment! As consumers are becoming more savvy and aware of the potential health risks in many health and beauty products, the cosmetics industry is slowly (read more…)

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Making summer memories at home

For many people, summertime is a busy season of lessons, camps, activities and outings. If that works for your family, great! But if it leaves you stressed and frazzled, there’s nothing wrong with taking a more laid back approach to summer. Here are three ideas to make the most of your low-key summer, without sacrificing (read more…)

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