Category Archives for "Green Home"
If you’re like me, you often look for ways to use up less paper. You print on both sides of the paper, reuse the back of used paper, and make sure to put used paper products in the recycling bin. But thanks to improved technology and vigorous tree-planting efforts, paper is now a very eco-friendly […]Continue reading
How do you keep your oven door clean and clear? This problem has plagued me since I made oven baked fried chicken in a cast-iron skillet. And because I don’t use chemical-laden products, my options have been limited. Vinegar and baking soda are great for cleaning almost anything. But greasy oven doors with baked-in gunk? Not […]Continue reading
Do you love eBooks as much as I do? I used to think they could never replace printed books, which I do still love. But eBooks don’t take up space on my bookshelves. When waiting with nothing else to do, I have access to dozens of them through my iPhone or iPad. The best part […]Continue reading
Unfortunately, the economy is not recovering enough to result in substantial salary increases. According to some sources, salaries were up less than 2% in both 2011 and 2012. This means that many people are turning to income streams beyond their main jobs. So here are 6 tips for boosting the family income. Some are easier […]Continue reading
If you’re into organic gardening like me, you’ve probably heard or are already using compost tea. I’ve never used it, but I’m about to get started — you’ll learn more about it in this post. Compost tea is essentially water infused with compost. It has all the beneficial microorganisms and nutrients of compost, but in […]Continue reading