Posts Tagged ‘green’

Earth Day Tips

Earth Day Tips
Earth Day is Monday, April 22nd. While we shouldn’t wait for this day each year to get our green on, it is a good day to remind yourself of the simple things you can do to help protect our environment. Little things make a BIG difference! 1. Turn off lights and invest in products that conserve...
April 19th, 2013 | featured, to green | Read More

Composting 101: It’s Hip, It’s Easy, It’s Green

Composting 101: It’s Hip, It’s Easy, It’s Green
By Kate Agliata: The U.S. Is the #1 trash-producing country in the world, producing about 40% of the entire world’s garbage. Every year the average American throws out about 1,200 pounds of organic waste. This organic garbage is the number one least recycled material in the U.S. Composting this...
April 8th, 2013 | featured, to green, to live | Read More

Crafty Composting, with Kids!

Crafty Composting, with Kids!
A fun little project we shared with our friends over at Daytime Alabama a few weeks back. Composting doesn’t have to be intimidating or difficult. Here’s an easy do it yourself composting bin you can make with your kids! It’s so cute and compact you can keep on your deck or back porch. What...
May 28th, 2012 | featured, to make | Read More

A Mother’s Shade of Green: Birmingham Air Quality

A Mother’s Shade of Green: Birmingham Air Quality
By Kate Agliata: Summer is Here—Stay Indoors? Yikes, Birmingham Air Quality Ranks Among Worst in Country! Stop what you’re doing for just a few seconds to inhale deeply—just humor me, if you will! Okay, you can exhale. If you are indoors, you are probably able to to take that deep breath and...
May 31st, 2011 | A Mother's Shade of Green, columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

Breaking the Organic Code

Breaking the Organic Code
By Amy Whitfield Richardson: Food recalls seem to happen on a more regular basis now, and acronyms like GMO and HFCS are popping up in conversations regarding food and children pretty much everywhere you turn. You can buy Organic, Locally Grown, All Natural, Free Range, and Grass Fed but what does...
April 22nd, 2011 | featured, to live | Read More

Going Green with BirminghamMommy.com

Going Green with BirminghamMommy.com
As many of you know April is Green Month and we like to take the opportunity here on the site to focus on ideas, tips and tricks on how we all can incorporate some green living into our daily lives. It doesn’t have to be a big commitment, think baby steps. We hope that you will walk away with just...
April 1st, 2011 | featured, to green, to live | Read More

America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day
If you missed Birmingham Recycles Day in October, it doesn’t mean you’re off the hook. Take that cereal box out of the trashcan and take the “I Recycle” pledge with your kids as part of America Recycles Day (ARD) November 15.ARD is a nationally-recognized initiative of Keep America Beautiful...
November 15th, 2010 | featured, to green | Read More

Natural Beauty Recipes

Natural Beauty Recipes
Times change. One day we want all the high-tech products then the next we want to keep it simple. The most basic natural products will always be the backbone of any beauty regime. Each has it’s positives and negatives, but the convenience and price factors weigh in heavily when you’re...
April 21st, 2010 | featured, to green, to live, to make | Read More

Natural Cleaning!

Natural Cleaning!
It’s April! It’s that month where we get our green bearings about us and remember that we can take care of Earth and take care of our homes at the same time! We’ve put together a few natural cleaning methods below from here or there.  We’d also love your input – share with...
April 20th, 2010 | featured, to green, to live | Read More

Celebrate Earth Day with Auntie Litter!

Always a fun event in Birmingham! Help Auntie Litter Celebrate her 20th Year at Auntie Litter’s Earth Day Parade and Celebration! Enjoy live entertainment, science shows, costume contests, educational exhibits, and refreshments. The highlight of this event every year is the nation’s largest Earth...
April 15th, 2010 | to do | Read More