I am seeing higher temperatures later in the week and spring may just be in the air! My friend, Lauryn from The Vintage Mom, shared a great post here last week about Choosing a CSA and I can almost taste fresh fruit and veggies that are locally grown. Definitely check out her tips if you are looking to join a CSA. Last week, we also had 46 posts in the linky and I love seeing all of the great, green ideas!
Last week, we had some amazing posts shared and I fell in love with Creating a Magical Children’s Garden from Little Mountain Haven and Cajeta Ice Cream from One Acre Farm. They have me thinking of summer breezes and playing in the garden while we have afternoon snack.
Photo courtesy of Little Mountain Haven
Photo courtesy of One Acre Farm
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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I was sent a GE reveal® LED bulb for review, but all opinions are my own.
Earlier this year, I ran a giveaway for the new GE reveal® LED lightbulbs. We were sent a set to try out at our house and see what a difference it made in our lighting needs.
I’ve gone back and forth between CFLs and incandescents over the last few years. Having a little one in the house, makes me hesitant to have a lot of CFLs because of the mercury worry if one breaks. Incandescents have such a short lifespan and are expensive for our electric bill.
I had purchased some LEDs over five years ago, but they were so expensive at the time that we couldn’t afford to replace all of the bulbs in the house. I stopped looking at the prices as life became busier. So, I was pleasantly surprised to see how much the price has come down and that the harshness of the light is gone. The GE reveal® bulbs are half the price of the ones that I bought years ago. Currently, they are priced at about $20. If you combine this with looking for other discounts on the Target Cartwheel App, then you can really save in the long run. LED bulbs are great energy and cost savers and often last for years and years.
Good lighting is important to us too. We like being able to play board games with Tomato. I like to be able to see my knitting and it allows me to work on the computer without feeling eye strain. Below is a picture of Before and After of the GE reveal bulb in our living room standing light. Normally, I have a traditional bulb in this lamp. I appreciated that the change in lighting was not drastic. Some LEDs can be too bright, but this one made it feel like home.
One of my favorite aspects of the bulb is the coating on it. It makes you feel like you are not going to crush the bulb. It feels protected and I appreciate that if I can have a preschooler distracting me at any time.
Overall, I was please with this LED bulb. I will certainly keep my eye out for ones like these as our other traditional bulbs burn out.
Have you been greening your lighting?