For our family, fall in Texas means returning monarchs and seed head harvests with the kids. Its the time of year when life reawakens. It is also a time of planting for monarch’s return.
TerraCycle® & Schools: Free Programs Changing Our World. Let’s talk about TerraCycle®, schools and free programs that are changing our world. I recently got involved with TerraCycle® and our local school, and the free programs …
The Oxblood Lily: A Naturalized Texan. During our recent Trash Bash volunteering, my kids & I encountered this little red flower standing alone, in the dirt.
Adopt-a-Street with your school and raise a more sustainable community! This past weekend my kids and I participated in our city’s “Trash Bash.” Together, organized with volunteers from the local school, we covered roughly a mile stretch of local road to remove trash that might otherwise end up in the ditches and waterways.
What are the pros and cons of subscribing to your local, volunteer run produce co-op vs. online delivery services like Hungry Harvest and Imperfect Produce? They could mean a lot to the well being of your community.
Dear little butterfly, thank you for sharing your life’s journey with my children.
When I buy co-op produce, it always ends up dumped into a bin, bag free. I follow this same spirit in store.
…Back at home it was time to let some jam packed compost already at work rest, and make room for a new starter batch. Find out how much I love my paper shredder and how to put yours to use in all the right ways too.
Don’t forget to get your free National Parks Annual Pass this year, for you and your families!
With the recent devastating wildfires in the states, and now the fires raging in the Amazon, my kids have been watching closely and wondering what is going on!? … Tonight’s extensive PBS NewsHour report was an eye-opener regarding Brazilian politics and rate of deforestation going on in the Amazon, its scientific relation to increasing drought, and those rebound effects which may stress remaining forest into an eventual die-out.
Don’t buy pouches if you don’t intend to recycle – because they don’t have to be trash!