Why I am NOT a minimalist.

If you’ve been following GreenLifeNH for any length of time, you have probably noticed a theme to my posts. I’m all about buying less, taking care of what you have, and doing things yourself if you can. So, it would be a natural jump to assume I am a minimalist. In fact, minimalism and environmentalismContinue reading “Why I am NOT a minimalist.”

Spring is in the air!

Spring is in the air! Can you feel it everywhere? While I’m being a little grouchy about saying goodbye to winter (not sure why, maybe change is hard right now), there is something nice about opening the windows, feeling the fresh breeze and thinking about warmer and brighter days ahead. The temps are rising, andContinue reading “Spring is in the air!”

Five Eco-Don’ts when you’re Going Green

In January, I posted a list of 12 green resolutions for 2021. Now that it is (somehow!) March, I’m delving into all things reusable. We’ll talk about how to make lots of wonderful changes in your home that will help you reduce your waste and your impact on our wonderful planet. But, first, a fewContinue reading “Five Eco-Don’ts when you’re Going Green”

1000 Hours Monthly Check-In

It’s March! Not sure how it happened but it’s almost spring, which means lots more opportunities to play outside. However I do think my family has become accustomed to bundling up and making the most of the New Hampshire winters. Ever hear the saying “there’s no such thing as poor weather, only poorly prepared people.”Continue reading “1000 Hours Monthly Check-In”

Five Questions with Laura Johnson of Design 645

I had a fun and inspiring chat with my friend, Laura Johnson, this weekend about sustainable ways to redecorate your home using what you have, found treasures, and eco-friendly materials. Laura runs Design 645, an interior design studio based in Hopkinton, New Hampshire. You can see Laura’s work on Instagram and Facebook. I think IContinue reading “Five Questions with Laura Johnson of Design 645”

Guest Post! How to Make Homemade Gummies

Today we have a guest post from my friend Barbara! She and I first met a few years ago at a moms event and clicked right away. We have children who are the same age and she is one of my go-to friends for exploring the outdoors. She also knows a ton about gardening. EnjoyContinue reading “Guest Post! How to Make Homemade Gummies”

What’s your magic number?

This has been a cold February here in New Hampshire. Cold and snowy and Februarish and I’m not complaining in the slightest. But this month has been a test of our magic number, so I think it’s time we talk about it. Our magic number is 63. That is, we set our downstairs thermostat toContinue reading “What’s your magic number?”

Tom Brady is (almost) vegan!

There’s a lot of hype right now around Tom Brady and rightfully so. He is considered by many to be the best quarterback of all time. He has many records and achievements under his belt. He is also the oldest player to be named Super Bowl MVP and win a Super Bowl as the startingContinue reading “Tom Brady is (almost) vegan!”

Save our Marsh! Attend the Concord Hearing TODAY

We received an email yesterday from a reader letting us know that the Hoit Road Marsh Wildlife Management Area in Concord is in danger. NH House Bill 571 seeks to repeal recent prohibition of OHRV use on the Marsh, opening the vulnerable ecosystem up to motorcycles and other motorized vehicles. There will be a hearing on HBContinue reading “Save our Marsh! Attend the Concord Hearing TODAY”