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!”

My Top Five Cookbooks, plus one bonus

Let me preface this post by saying I am not an amazing cook. I am not a foodie. I do not pretend to be an expert on cookbooks. But I do know what I like and these cookbooks have been my go-tos for years now. I wholeheartedly recommend them. Two of these cookbooks are vegan;Continue reading “My Top Five Cookbooks, plus one bonus”

Vegetarian Cookbooks Owned by a Meat-Eater

If you’ve been following Hannah’s awesome 12 eco-resolutions, you know that reducing your meat intake is first on the list. For reasons as to why this move is needed, you can refer to these books. I recognize some people can’t go fully-vegetarian for health reasons (celiac or similar conditions), but most of us can affordContinue reading “Vegetarian Cookbooks Owned by a Meat-Eater”

Become a Frugal Hedonist and enjoy life again

I don’t know how I ended up in possession of The Art of Frugal Hedonism by Annie Raser-Rowland and Adam Grubb- and I have since lost my copy and had to borrow it from the library in order to write this – but this small, strange book really changed my life. Or, rather, it changedContinue reading “Become a Frugal Hedonist and enjoy life again”

Guest Post! Pandemic Winter With Kids: It’s for the Birds

Today we have a guest post from my new friend, Alyssa Walker! Alyssa and I recently met through our children and have enjoyed some outdoor adventures together. Today she’s offering a safe and fun way to spend time outdoors with your kids! – Rachel We typically love winter at my house: lots of skiing, snowshoeing,Continue reading “Guest Post! Pandemic Winter With Kids: It’s for the Birds”

Kids Books: Celebrating the Solstice

I think it’s hard to get people, especially little ones, to care about climate change if they don’t see and feel the effects in their everyday life. However connecting people to their seasons and surroundings is one way to encourage action. For example, some might be happy that the winters are getting warmer. Who wantsContinue reading “Kids Books: Celebrating the Solstice”

Hannah’s Holiday Gift Guide

Wondering what to give friends and family this year? Hoping to give wonderful gifts AND stay true to your low-waste and low-impact lifestyle? If you haven’t yet, check out Rachel’s guide. Here are some suggestions to spark the green glow in anyone. But first, a general guide for gift-giving: Experiences! There are literally unlimited onlineContinue reading “Hannah’s Holiday Gift Guide”

Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

My girls’ school read this book last week, in relation to the election. While there’s obviously a lot to say about our new first woman Vice President (yay!) and how we await the first woman President, that’s not the only reason why I like reading this story with my daughters. For me, I think it’sContinue reading “Sofia Valdez, Future Prez”

Earth Jams for the Kids

Matt Loosigian’s album, Hungry for the Sun, is just the right mix of fun and educational. Kids learn about important environmental topics – recycling, energy use, composting, and habitats – through Matt’s excellent lyrics and classic blues, rock, and reggae music. It is one of the few made-for-kids albums that I actually enjoy listening toContinue reading “Earth Jams for the Kids”