It’s Been A Good Week for the Earth

While Covid unfortunately continues to spread through the world, our new leaders are also combating climate change. President Biden focused on his campaign promises, including stopping oil drilling on public lands and halting production of the Keystone pipeline. Some advocate for the pipeline – arguing that it will create jobs – but it’s important toContinue reading “It’s Been A Good Week for the Earth”

Who’s paying for your burger?

Meat and dairy production accounts for around 14.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions. – CarbonBrief The United States Department of Agriculture’s guideline for a healthy diet is illustrated with a plate divided into fourths. The largest portions on the plate are fruits and vegetables; next comes grains; and, lastly, proteins. The USDA lists the following foods asContinue reading “Who’s paying for your burger?”

Decorating with Nature – Winter Edition

Three weeks until the Winter Solstice and it’s finally starting to feel a bit like winter. Still no snow, but our family is definitely starting to feel that yearly urge to snuggle up with some popcorn and listen to holiday music (aka hibernation). Aside from my magical trip to We Fill Good, I haven’t beenContinue reading “Decorating with Nature – Winter Edition”

What’s Bringing You Joy in November?

Rachel: I’ll admit it, I’m a pumpkin-spice coffee fanatic and love drinking it once September hits. Something about the warm sweetness provides comfort, as the wind gets stronger and the temperatures drop lower. I have spent way too much money on this little habit. However, a few weeks ago, I found the above coffee atContinue reading “What’s Bringing You Joy in November?”

Kale is King! Year-Round Salad Gardening

Looking to grow your own greens (almost) year-round here in New Hampshire? Kale, the darling of health nuts, is also one of the hardiest greens and will happily provide you with salad most of the year. Here’s what you need to know: One secret to growing year-round kale is to keep a KALEndar (yes, IContinue reading “Kale is King! Year-Round Salad Gardening”

Guest Post! The 45 by 2030 Pledge: Climate Change Commitment at the Household Level

Our friend, Jessica Forrest, is back! Following-up on her previous post, she imagines household level commitments on climate change… It is October, and typically there would be a buzz around the upcoming UN Conference on Climate Change, in which country governments strengthen their commitments to address climate change. This year, the conference has been postponedContinue reading “Guest Post! The 45 by 2030 Pledge: Climate Change Commitment at the Household Level”

Products We Use: Crayola

Dear Readers, I am a homeschooling mom of three (thanks, COVID) and I have an embarrassing array of markers, colored pencils, and crayons for my kids to choose from. This is partially because my mom passed on all my childhood art supplies (yes, she saved them) and partially because I love art supplies and, beforeContinue reading “Products We Use: Crayola”