Replanted Forest with a Smile

This section of forest off of Highway 18 in Oregon was replanted with Tamarack (also called Larch) trees in the shape of the smiley face. Such a happy sight for drivers passing by.

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Last Minute Biofriendly Valentine’s Gifts

Although Valentine’s Day has become quite commercialized as a “holiday”, it’s also a day focused on showing love and appreciation for those you hold especially dear. Showing another person you care doesn’t have to be an expensive proposition. It doesn’t need to be done with a box of chocolates, some candy or a bouquet of […]

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 […]

10 Simple, Green New Year’s Resolutions Anyone Can Make

Image by Creativity103 / Creative Commons The year is coming to a close and while some people may be fearful of making New Year’s resolutions, because they rarely keep them, here are 10 resolutions you’ll probably find pretty easy to keep. The key is to keep this in mind: go small and go simple. I […]

Eco-Friendly Ways to Brighten Your Holiday Mood

Image by Carrie / Creative Commons The holidays are here and if your life is anything like mine, you’re pretty busy right about now. I still have gifts to buy, presents to wrap, packages and cards to send, e-cards to put together and send out, and a whole slew of activities, parties and events to […]

7 Green Holiday Shopping and Gift Ideas

Image by Jenn Deering Davis / Creative Commons December is here and the holidays are just around the corner. Before you know it, the holidays will have come and gone and we will be ringing in the new year. But for those of you (me included) who haven’t managed to finish their holiday shopping, here […]

10 Eco-Friendly Steps to Add to Your Autumn ‘To-Do’ List

As we head towards the end of the year (although you’d never know it was Autumn here in Southern California), here are some key eco-friendly steps you should take for the safety and sanity of you, your family and of course the environment. Image by NCBrian None of them are hard to do, but each […]