Eco Tip

  • Eco Tip, Fall 2018 Almanac

    PW Tip: Celery

    How to keep celery fresh!

  • Eco Tip, Fall 2018 Almanac

    PW Tip 2: Water Bottles

    I wrote about this back in 2009!

  • Eco Tip, Fall 2018 Almanac

    PW Tip: Cans

    I still use this one!

  • Eco Tip, Fall 2018 Almanac

    The Differences between Organic, Sustainable and Biodynamic Wines

    The U.S. government regulates use of the term “organic,” but “sustainable” and “biodynamic” have no legal definitions.

  • Eco Tip, Summer 2018 Almanac

    PW Tips

    PW Tips 2018 Summer

  • Eco Tip, Summer 2018 Almanac

    The Story of Microfibers

    Synthetic fabrics, from which 60% of all clothing on earth is made, have a big hidden problem: when they’re washed, they release tiny plastic bits — called microfibers...

  • Eco Tip, Summer 2018 Almanac

    Find a Sit Spot

    Maintaining a sit spot is one of the most profound activities you can undertake. It hones your observational skills, helping you learn about the woods, and how the forest or trees change.

  • Eco Garden, Eco Tip, Summer 2018 Almanac

    Dandelions

    These “considered weed” plants, have a number of powerful health benefits. In fact, humans have been using dandelions in food for much of recorded history.

  • Eco Tip, Summer 2018 Almanac

    Organic Spices

    Organic spices don’t contain any fillers, synthetic anti-caking agents, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives that may be found in conventional spices. They’re also not irradiated and are free of genetically modified ingredients.

  • Eco Tip, Spring 2018 Almanac

    Hibiscus Flower

    The red hibiscus flower is cultivated worldwide for both its aesthetic appeal and its medicinal uses, which is in the form of tea.

  • Eco Tip, Spring 2018 Almanac

    Car Air Fresheners

    It’s time to stop making air fresheners for cars, and phase them out just as skin-exfoliating products were, the polluting microbead kind.

  • Eco Tip, Spring 2018 Almanac

    PW Tips for Spring!

    The two most diverse, all natural and beloved kitchen ingredients in my home!

  • Eco Tip, Winter 2017/18 Almanac

    Reduce Shipping-Box Waste

    Do you know what to do with all the individual shipping boxes that Amazon and other retailers send out? There is one solution that seems worth a try.

  • Eco Tip, Winter 2017/18 Almanac

    Eco Tips

    My Eco Tips Winter 2017/18

  • Eco Tip, Fall 2017 Almanac

    PW Eco Tips Fall 2017

    These 3 plants are tops at removing a variety of pollutants from inside your home or office.

  • Eco Tip, Summer 2017 Almanac

    New Products for Summer 2017!

    There are many great new products in my store! Check them all out!

  • Eco Tip, Spring 2017 Almanac

    Eco Tips Spring 2017

    Olive Oil, Salt & Honey!

  • Blog, Eco Tip

    Himalayan Pink Salt

    Did you know that salt harvested in the Himalayas contains trace amounts of calcium, iron, potassium and magnesium and also contains lower amounts of sodium than regular salt?

  • Blog, Eco Tip

    Buy Line-Caught Seafood

    Did you know…that by choosing line-caught fish when shopping for seafood, you are choosing a sustainable alternative that protects endangered fish.

  • Blog, Eco Tip

    Help Protect Wildlife

    Do you know what the IDA is? Do you know why exterior lights should be facing down?

  • Blog, Eco Tip

    Quaker Shaker

    Once the holiday season is over, each strand makes wonderful fire starters.

  • Eco Tip, Winter 2016/17 Almanac

    Eco Tips Winter 2016/2017

    3 ways you can use your money as a powerful tool for positive change.

  • Blog, Eco Tip

    Wolves of Yellowstone

    Just as reintroducing wolves to Yellowstone National Park has changed the course of the river, so too can the course of Lyme disease be altered...

  • Eco Tip

    Worldwide Fish Migration

    This time of year marks the worldwide migration of fish...

  • Eco Tip, Fall 2016 Almanac

    Eco Tips Fall 2016

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  • Eco Tip, Sustainable Design

    Old School: Napkin Rings

    When shopping for napkins, I try and choose cloth napkins that are easy to wash, and preferably don’t need to be ironed.

  • Eco Tip, Gamechanger

    Earth Day 2015

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  • Eco Tip

    Orange Peels

    The house smells amazing, while the oranges are drying.

  • Eco Garden, Eco Tip

    Birdhouses in the Garden- Where Spring is in the Air

    Placing nesting boxes in your yard is a great way to help bird species that normally nest in old woodpecker holes or cavities.

  • Eco Tip

    Keeping spices fresh and usable in the kitchen

    I think I’ll be saving money in the future by doing this!