Category Archives: green living

Stocking meals & meal planning challenge 2

Hitting the ground running: I am soaking black and northern beans to cook and freeze.     Homemade granola and the dry base for baked oatmeal.     Pea and noodle casserole:  Left- dinner for tonight.   Right-freezer portion minus … Continue reading

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Another day- more stuff!

I gathered these items from around the kid’s bedroom.  As I went through the pile I put each item in an appropriate box. In the blue bin I put all clothes that were outgrown and need to be saved for … Continue reading

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A place for everything and everything in it’s place

As part of my goal to simplify my life, I have been getting rid of the “stuff” in my house that just doesn’t serve a purpose.  I have been showing you everything I am removing from the house through my … Continue reading

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What’s going Wednesday #9

Over the holidays, and by that I mean Thanksgiving through New Year’s, our family has had one cold and or illness after the other.  From what I hear this year’s batch of colds, flu’s, and sore throats have hit everyone … Continue reading

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What’s going Wednesday #7

Going this week: To trash (unfortunately)- 2 broken santa’s, 3 broken ornaments, and a dinosaur whose  plastic tail would otherwise impale a child’s eyeball! To donation, give away, freecycle, sell – toys, small stuffed animals, hats, and many Christmas decorations, … Continue reading

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What’s Going Wednesday #5

This is the mother load Too much to list but I’ll try…….I am sooooo giddy! Lamp shades, glassware, canisters, chair pads, picture frames, fall decor, clothes, stuffed animals, bags, blankets, etc., etc., etc.. Hard to believe, but this is just … Continue reading

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Take action

The Organic Garden at the White House.  Picture from inhabitat.com Picture from treehugger.com I know there are many more ways I could be promoting Green living.  I am especially passionate about protecting our food from GMO’s (genetically modified organisms.)  I become  frustrated from … Continue reading

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DIY seasonal magnets and holiday lists

\Holiday Cheer We’ve begun Our Christmas prep. 1. Completed Christmas photo cards.  All ordered and all stuffed in the envelopes. 2. Bought a 2011 ornament for each child. 3.  Complete list of what seasonal activities we want to try to fit … Continue reading

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What’s going Wednesday #4

Going this week: Bags and a magazine rack that I love but do not use and are therefore going. Random shirts, a frying pan, this strawberry shortcake game (box only) and ironically yes, these organization books that I have read … Continue reading

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Me Time

Today I spent some much-needed “me time” out of the house and totally alone.  It has been a long time since I have spent time by myself doing something I enjoy.   I had just planned to run a few … Continue reading

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