De-Cluttering Your Home

There is no better time to de-clutter than at the beginning of the year.  A clean slate (and clean-up) can give you a fresh start and a fresh perspective on the new year.  It doesn’t have to be as aggressive as the “new year, new me” we are constantly hearing about, but it can be... Continue Reading →


Green Homes Add Resale Value

Building your home sustainably can add more value than you may realize. We’ve talked before about how living in a sustainably built home is healthier for its occupants over time, but did you realize that one could make you money? A new study from The University of Texas at Austin and the U.S. Green Building... Continue Reading →

Take Action

One of the obstacles of “going green” is that it can feel insurmountable.  Don’t get discouraged though, there are plenty of things that we can do as individuals that can and will make a difference.  Here are a couple of things that you can incorporate into your life today, that will make a difference. Start... Continue Reading →

Simple Living

One of the things that I have learned through my research into this sustainable, minimalist lifestyle is that one of the best benefits is a simpler life.  Think about everything you have to do on a daily basis, it can get kind of hectic, right?  Don’t we all wish we had a little more ‘simple’... Continue Reading →

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Living Green & Frugal

There are very few people who have the luxury of spending without regard.  In fact, most of the people that I know and interact with have some sort of debt that they want to erase; it could be student loans, a mortgage, a car loan, credit card debt, or a combination of all of those... Continue Reading →

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Buzz Buzz

Michelle Tascione Let’s talk about buzzwords; we’ve all heard or used to them, probably to the point where someone has rolled their eyes at us.  “Green”, “sustainable”, and “eco-friendly” are just a few of the words that many people use interchangeably to mean the same thing.  Let’s look at them a bit closer. Merriam-Webster provides... Continue Reading →

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What’s Your Shade of Green?

Michelle Tascione Have you ever heard the phrase, “What’s your shade of green”?  If you aren’t familiar with the sustainable community than you may have no idea what I am referring to.  It simply refers to your level of sustainability; so what you do, or what you are open to doing, in order to be... Continue Reading →

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