Posts Tagged ‘green

friday things: odds & ends

July 30, 2010

I started watching Glee from the beginning tonight. My brother had told me that there was zero chance that I wouldn’t like it, and he was right. In fact, I teared up in the first episode because of how happy it made me. My husband watched it with me and commented on all the stereotypes and how it’s basically just a cheesy high school movie. I looked him in the eye and said, “I like that.” *** My in-laws have been keeping Oliver for us since before David’s surgery, but since they’re going on vacation in the morning we got him back tonight. Even though we’re a little nervous about how it’ll work out with the big guy around, I…
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How We’re (Eventually) Going Green

April 22, 2010

Number 85 on my 101 in 1001 list says: Make an achievable plan of steps to take to have a more environmentally friendly life. Since today is Earth Day, I figured now is a good time to make that list! But first, here are some things we already do: -Recycle cardboard, paper, aluminum, plastic -Drive a hybrid vehicle -Use cold water for laundry & dishes -Minimize use of electricity & use energy efficient bulbs -Use cloth bags for groceries -Drink out of reusable mugs for coffee -Water lawn at night -Buy used when possible Now for the list: Holidays -Put up a real, locally grown tree each year -Make my own cards -Buy energy efficient outdoor LED lights -Choose experiential…
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