Beginnerโ€™s Guide to Xeriscaping

Xeriscaping comes from the Greek word โ€œxeros,โ€ meaning โ€˜dry.โ€™ Itโ€™s a form of landscaping developed in Denver in 1981 during a massive drought. This type of dry landscaping is especially popular in areas where drought conditions are common or where water is expensive. However, it isnโ€™t just for arid regions, but rather anywhere homeowners are … Continue reading Beginnerโ€™s Guide to Xeriscaping

Make Recycling EASY with Printable Recycling Lists.

Thereโ€™s more than one way to go GREEN this spring! Sure, thereโ€™s green grass. Green drinks. Green dรฉcorโ€ฆ but why not also go green the eco-friendly way by recycling! The first step is to educate yourself and your family on what is recyclable and what belongs in the trash. The next step is to set … Continue reading Make Recycling EASY with Printable Recycling Lists.

7 Tips to Dispose Less and Enjoy More

These days we generate more trash than ever, at a huge impact to our landfills and the environment. Many of us are taking action โ€“ seeking to reduce waste in our daily lives. Thereโ€™s more to this story though. Thereโ€™s a movement going on right now, and itโ€™s all about having quality items that we … Continue reading 7 Tips to Dispose Less and Enjoy More

Foster a Successful Neighborhood Hand-Me-Down Network

Hand-me-downs. Sometimes horrible, sometimes amazing. The benefits, of course, are plenty – reducing the environmental impact through less manufacturing and transportation of goods, cost-savings, teaching children valuable lessons about sharing and reusing, reducing clutter in your home, creating a give-and-receive value system with others, etc. But, there are some negatives to hand-me-downs, and a few … Continue reading Foster a Successful Neighborhood Hand-Me-Down Network

Garbage Disposal Maintenance Tips โ€“ At Your Disposal!

โ€œKeep your hands away from there when I turn on this switch!โ€ My mother taught me this key garbage disposal usage rule at a young age. Now while my hands continue to remain intact, the rest of what could and/or could not go down the drain remained a mysteryโ€ฆ until now. As my mom made … Continue reading Garbage Disposal Maintenance Tips โ€“ At Your Disposal!