Get Yourself a Bag you can REuse/ Grocery Haul

Reuseable bag are wonderful. They make great gift giving bags. Mostly they don’t break and have tons of space compared to plastic or brown bags. Many stores will give you a credit for the amount of reusable bags you have. That is basically a 5 to 10 cent coupon people. Go get your bags!  

Lent: A Time to Give Something Up or Add Something New?

I was raised in the catholic church. Currently don’t practice. I do understand the value of religion so don’t get your pants in a bind when I say I don’t practice in the catholic church. The season of lent is a topic that is well known to me. I grew up with people giving up…

Food Matters: Follow Friday

You may have seen the Food Matters documentary. Well they have a fantastic Pinterest board They also post awesome content on their other social media sites. I enjoy the stuff that comes through my newsfeed on FB from them. You should check them out if you are look for recipes, wellness inspiration, or general knowledge.

Newspaper Seed Starter Pots

A video posted by Lisa Ann (@beeball33) on May 11, 2015 at 11:09am PDT // Tried out making a newspaper pot for seed starting. Learning new things for next years community development sustainability stuff. You can then plant this with your seeds into the ground. Nature does the rest. Here is the link you can…

Valentine Crafting with 31bits Jewerly

My 31 bits order came in today. I wanted to get something for some folks to show the love. The bracelets were a great package deal happening during valentine season on 31 bits site. Check out 31bits  to learn more about them. I love their sustainability purpose. The box came with 5 bracelets, note cards, and…

4 Ways Grandma Took You to School on Sustainability

The pre-Baby Boomer generation wasn’t perfect. But in these 4 ways, they proved that sustainability is always stylin’. love this post from GroundsWell that I found from Story of Stuff facebook page. Article if so true. I always reference my grandma’s when I talk about how I learned about sustainability. I say it all the…

Unhappy Meals – Michael Pollan – New York Times

The story of how basic questions about what to eat got so complicated reveals a great deal about the institutional imperatives of the food industry, nutritional science and journalism. An older article that I still go back to from time to time.  Unhappy Meals – Michael Pollan – New York Times

EWG’s Food Scores just took the work out of grocery shopping for me!

EWG’s Food Scores rates more than 80,000 foods in a simple, searchable online format to empower people to shop smarter and eat healthier. Each item in the database is scored based on three factors: nutrition, ingredient concerns and degree of processing. EWG’s Food Scores just took the work out of grocery shopping for me!

A great example of making your flyer into a larger poster for posting in your building. Great for those larger open areas where small flyers get drowned out by big space. Let us face the facts. Regular flyers just don’t cut it these days when trying to catch attention of residents.

Cleaning again and found some old bracelet trials I had made. Had an idea to use them with a t-shirt scarf to dress it up. Old or broken jewerly is great for making new accessories. This is a extra large t-shirt so the scraf is supa long. You can loop it to make it smaller….

Bill Nye Takes On A Controversial Issue In A Way That Pretty Much Everyone Can Get On Board With (Source: