Posts Tagged ‘living green’

Longing for Green Grass

July 20, 2012   No Comments

    We have lived in one of those ranch home plans for over five years now, and over the years our grass has gotten worse and worse. It used to be so green and luscious. Now it is yellow and dead looking. With summer finally here, I’m embarrassed to have people over because of […]

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Living Simpler and Saving Money

May 5, 2011   No Comments

I don’t know about you and your family but I would definitely say the state of the economy over the past couple of years has really changed how our family lives and makes decisions on a daily basis. My grandparents would always say how we are a society of convenience and the amount of waste […]

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What Is Organic?

March 28, 2011   No Comments

With the New Year upon us many of us have made the commitment to eat and live healthier. In most grocery stores you see items labeled “organic.” I was not 100% sure what that meant so I decided to go searching for the answer. Organic refers to the way agricultural products are grown and also […]

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The Top Green Building Trends

March 1, 2011   2 Comments

Over the last couple of years the growth of the green building industry has skyrocketed. So many people are concerned about how to save money while also making the world we live in a much cleaner place that the green building trend is no longer a trend but a way of life. I realize it […]

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Home Decorating Trends

February 8, 2011   12 Comments

Our family had a wonderful time during the holidays. There was so much excitement and our home was beautifully decorated with holly, pinecones, ribbon and festive garland. Now that everything is cleaned up and put away our home looks kind of dull. We tend to hibernate now until spring and watch movies, have game nights […]

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree

January 6, 2011   1 Comment

So many people celebrated the Christmas season this year by “going green” and putting up a real tree in their home. In the great room of our two-story home we put up a beautiful evergreen tree. Now that the holidays are over it is time to remove the decorations and take down the tree. Many […]

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Going Green In Your Home This Christmas

December 15, 2010   1 Comment

At Christmas time what happened to sitting around the fireplace stringing up popcorn, baking cookies to eat and also use as ornaments, putting a bow on a home-canned item and visiting the neighbor down the street? It seems that over the years Christmas has transformed from a time to reflect on the gifts of family […]

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Log Home And Landscape Basics

August 12, 2010   No Comments

We are finally at a point in our lives that we are ready to build a new home. We started out years ago in an apartment garage, moved up to one of those small ranch house plans and are now ready to take the leap and build a new home design. With all the buzz […]

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7 Cheap Ways To Go Green

April 22, 2010   No Comments

When the “green” revolution started, most of the ways people could “be green” in their home and lifestyle were so cutting edge that many of the products and services were too expensive for most people to afford. Thankfully, green living has gone more mainstream providing many Americans the ability to find simple ways to “green […]

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7 Ways To Conserve Water

April 15, 2010   1 Comment

Now that the weather has warmed up and the grass is growing greener everyday, homeowners begin to realize that the days of running the sprinklers all too often are just around the corner. Although Springtime does often provide sudden downpours and much needed rain showers, Summertime is lurking and that’s when you know Mother Nature […]

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