A Simple Energy Use Audit #SaveOnEnergy

While you are honouring Earth Hour and celebrating Earth Day this spring, make plans to do a simple energy use audit of your home to see what you can do to make some changes. The time is now to make a difference and make sure the future will be a good one. Do what you… Read More »

Energizer Canada & Evergreen’s "Do Something Little, Help Something Big"

Evergreen is a not-for-profit organization that is committed to making Canadian cities greater and more liveable… creating a more sustainable future for all of us. Energizer Canada has teamed up with Evergreen on their “Do Something Little, Help Something Big” initiative. Energizer is proud to contribute $100,000 to Evergreen to make cities more liveable. You… Read More »

Camping with Bugs

Bugs live outside. If you go camping, you are going to be camping with bugs, there’s no doubt about that. Bugs is a big reason I think why some people are not interested in camping. This post contains affiliate links. I think it’s fair to say that most people don’t mind or even like certain… Read More »

Canadian Environment Week – Take the Power Pledge!

This week is Canadian Environment Week and in honour of that I’d like to share what I did this morning. I took The Power Pledge from the Ontario Power Authority this morning. Here are the steps (Canada Only) 1. Go to http://www.powerpledge.ca/ and click on “Take the Power Pledge.”2. Read and choose at least one… Read More »

Easy Earth Day Activities For Kids

Need some Easy Earth Day Activities to do with your kids? Are you not the super crafty and creative mom? This is what I did this year.   Easy Earth Day Activities for Kids Planting Flowers This is always a great way to celebrate Earth Day. You don’t have to plant them in a garden.… Read More »

Earth Day Challenge -Canadian Mom Blog Network

This Earth Day (April 22) I’ll be doing earth-related activities with my two preschool children. I want to teach my kids to be good to our environment. They already know how to recycle and to not pick flowers or leaves. The Canadian Mom Blog Network issued and Earth Day Challenge. The challenge is to post… Read More »

My Blog is Carbon Neutral!

Did you know that your blog or website releases carbon dioxide into the air? That’s because of the computer we use for it. Let me quote Make it Green! How much carbon dioxide does your blog create? According to a study by Alexander Wissner-Gross, PhD, physicist at Harvard University and environmental activist, an average website… Read More »

Earth Hour 2010 – Mar 27 8:30pm

It’s that time again. Time to show our support for being more environmentally friendly, to reduce our electricity usage for just one hour this saturday. Earth Hour has been such a success around the world, why wouldn’t you want to participate? Earth Hour and WWF would like me to share some information with you: 5… Read More »

Happy Earth Day!

Well it’s April 22, Earth Day! What are you doing to celebrate? I’m having a giveaway on my book blog for a book titled Trash Talk by Dave and Lillian Brummet. It’s all about reducing our waste in creative and simple ways. Your Guide to a Greener World Mad White Woman’s Earth Day PostWeird Earth… Read More »

World Water Day

Did you know it was World Water Day yesterday, March 21?? Well it was! Apparently it is celebrated all weekend long. Of course I’d find out at the END of the weekend. I found out about World Water Day from Conscious Discussions, the blog of authors and radio show hosts Dave and Lillian Brummet. Sometime… Read More »