Pineapple and stripes can color your yard.

  Having trouble getting something blooming this year? I just can't say enough about how simple fabrics can add bits of color to your yard. Luckily the retail world has caught on to our love of ourdoor fabrics. Now is the time to swing by target, world market, pier 1, tjmaxx and other … [Read more...]

The easiest waste free lunch on the planet.

Planet Box lunch box made packing lunches super easy all last school year. I'm looking forward to another great zero waste lunch year! It’s school time which means sack lunches.  Try packing your own WASTE FREE lunch.  It’s good for your pocketbook, waistline and the planet. The average … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tips: Hanging Gardens of…

Okay, so this is not one of the seven wonders of the world but I was in awe of these beautiful hanging baskets of annuals (purple petunias and white bacopa) in Eagle Nest, NM. A perfect planting combination for containers.   Now this is Summer in a basket. 4 more weeks of Summer now go … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tips: “go take a hike”

  It's back to school time and I'm overwhelmed to say the least. This is my first year figuring out how to get my boys to three different locations. By far my most favorite way to unwind is by being outdoors, so I took a hike. Sometimes just breathing in the fresh air is all one needs to … [Read more...]