Green St. Patrick’s Day, Sans the Dye

Like many holidays celebrated here in the United States and around the globe, St. Patrick’s Day is steeped in traditions. While many people may be entirely unaware of the religious and cultural traditions on which St. Patrick’s Day is based, there are still elements of this holiday we all know and love. One of the most common traditions […]

4 Eco-Friendly Things to Do for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, you can show your loved one how much you care by taking a more personalized, eco-friendly approach with the gifts you intend to give and the activities you plan to schedule. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be the commercialized holiday it has become over the years. Instead of opting for a store-bought greeting card, […]

Infusing a Little Green Into Your Holidays

The holidays are upon us, so I thought it would be a good time to highlight a few of my favorite ideas on how to infuse a little green into your holidays. It doesn’t matter where you are going, what your plans are or if you are planning on celebrating at all. These tips can […]

Going Green This Halloween

Halloween is a time of year when tricks and treats are allowed to run rampant. Kids dress in costume, candy is handed out to anyone who comes knocking and pumpkins are reborn as scary jack-o-lanterns. It is also the time of year when the weather begins to cool, days become shorter and the leaves begin […]

Some of My Favorite Ways to Green St. Patrick’s Day

Every year St. Patrick’s Day gets me thinking about all of the ways in we can celebrate this wonderfully-green day. You will of course want to wear green so as not to get pinched…now don’t say I didn’t warn you. Finding a four-leaf clover is another fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as who […]

Valentine’s Day Made Better with Eco-Friendly Ideas and Random Acts of Kindness

Valentine’s Day is here once again and although it is a highly commercialized day, it is still one where you can show others how much you care. Even the simplest idea may be the one that is loved the most. So, whether you have already spent weeks planning your Valentine’s Day or you are hoping […]

Celebrate Thanksgiving with an Eco-Friendly Twist

Thanksgiving is a special time of year. It is a time to be thankful for who you are, for what you have accomplished and for how far you have come. It is a time for people to see past their disagreements, to set aside their differences and to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles simply so that […]

Biofriendly Review of a Few Halloween Tricks and Treats

It’s that time of year again and I figured it would be an opportune moment to do a little biofriendly review of some Halloween tricks and treats. While many of us love to dive right into the beginning of the holiday season, it is always wise to do so with a little attention to the […]

Green Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July

When it comes to the Fourth of July, Canada Day or any other holiday for that matter, many people have certain traditions they like to involve themselves in from year to year. On the 4th many people like to spend the day hanging out around the barbeque, others head out to the beach or lake […]

St. Patrick’s Day Is All About The Green

Being Irish is far from being a “requirement” in this day and age, when it comes to being able to truly celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Everyone, regardless of their age, nationality or heritage, can join in on the celebrations this St. Patrick’s Day, because this day is really all about the green. Think about it. […]