October 2011

An Organized Pantry is a Green Pantry

October 31, 2011

Part of our goal in living greener is to be less wasteful. I think we do well when it comes to recycling, figuring out where to consign clothes, having Pickup Please come and get unwanted household items, and growing our own food. However, this has not been my forte when it comes to grocery shopping, […]

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A Good Autumnal Porch

October 23, 2011

As the leaves start to change, the wind picks up a little and the smell of Pumpkin Spice Lattes hits the air by Starbucks, I start to get excited about my porch. I don’t dress up my porch in spring or summer, and winter really only sees the addition of lights in the hedges near […]

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International Babywearing Week

October 13, 2011

I was pleased to see on the web that this week is International Babywearing Week. It also happens to be Attachment Parenting Month, so this post fits into two notches, I guess. We have definitely leaned toward the Attachment Parenting methods in our house and babywearing has been a wonderful part of the experience. The […]

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A Child’s Birthday: Local, Simple, Crafty and Green

October 8, 2011

When we started to think about what to do for the Tomato’s first birthday, we talked about keeping it simple and tried to figure out how much we could do on our own before we looked to buying new items or prepared foods. Below you will find the details of what we did (I was […]

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