One Crunchy Week

This week my ‘granola’ side came out in full force. I pulled all the middle school home economics lessons from the back of my brain and set out to recycle, reduce, and reuse. Menus were created, shopping lists were made with precision, and we made use of every last bit of food that we could.Continue reading “One Crunchy Week”

The Cost of Going Solar (and Why We Haven’t…Yet)

You see them dotting the rooftops in almost every Las Vegas neighborhood; solar panels are a popular option to supplement your home’s electricity supply in the desert. With a husband that’s an electrician, and me an occupational therapist, I feel like we’re always discussing new ways to make our house more functional, efficient, or evenContinue reading “The Cost of Going Solar (and Why We Haven’t…Yet)”

Six Quick Changes to Save the Earth (and Probably Save Money)

Earth Day was almost a month ago, but any day is the perfect time to start being more eco-friendly. Environmentally conscious products, legislation, and other initiatives abound. Here are some of the ways, simple or complicated, that I’ve adjusted my mindset, transportation, and other habits to be more ‘green,’ starting right at home. Reduce waterContinue reading “Six Quick Changes to Save the Earth (and Probably Save Money)”