Living green

What You Should Know Before Adding an Extension to Your Home

February 9, 2017
What You Should Know Before Adding an Extension to Your Home

There are many reasons a homeowner may choose to add an extension to their home: the arrival of a new little one, the desire to add value to a property, or simply a need for more space. Whatever the reason, adding an extension is no small task, and isn’t always easier than moving homes entirely. […]

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Living Green Means Living Healthy: Tips For Staying Active

February 3, 2017
Living Green Means Living Healthy: Tips For Staying Active

Eating right and getting proper amounts of exercise are fundamental to maintaining your health. But it’s hard to work out. It’s hard to remain physically active. Especially when modern modes of transportation and communication promote a sedentary lifestyle.   You’ve got to make a concerted effort at yourself if you want to experience any improving […]

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5 Ways That Cycling Is A Green Lifestyle

January 25, 2017
5 Ways That Cycling Is A Green Lifestyle

There are lots of ways to be healthy, eat well, and get fit. Most people think that dieting and running are the main ways to do that, however, there’s another form of exercise you can do to be fit and healthy: cycling. Cycling works out your muscles, increases your endurance, and even makes your heart […]

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Reducing Carbon Footprints 

January 11, 2017
Reducing Carbon Footprints 

Meriam Webster defines “carbon footprint” as: “The amount of greenhouse gasses and specifically carbon dioxide emitted by something (as a person’s activities or a product’s manufacture and transport) during a given period.”   Today, individuals and corporations both try to mitigate their carbon footprint as much as possible. From switching out incandescent and fluorescent light […]

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Environmentally Friendly Tasks You Can Start Tackling Right Now

January 9, 2017
Environmentally Friendly Tasks You Can Start Tackling Right Now

Being an environmentally conscious person doesn’t have to take up a ton of time. There are a lot of things you can do to lessen your impact on the environment. Many of them are free or incredibly cheap, and take almost no time. Some of them actually help save you time!   Switch to E-Mail Alerts […]

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Eco-Friendly Changes to Consider This Year 

January 6, 2017
Eco-Friendly Changes to Consider This Year 

Thinking of ways to live better this year? Why not start with reducing your carbon footprint? Green living and making eco-friendly choices is a change that will not only help you but the environment. If you weren’t particularly eco-conscious in the past, the goals you create should be easy to follow so that it encourages […]

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A Quick Guide to Making Your Home More Eco-friendly – Infographic

November 11, 2016
A Quick Guide to Making Your Home More Eco-friendly - Infographic

Are you interested in living greener and saving more money? Are you feeling a little overwhelmed about what to do first? Are you not quite sure where to start? Living a little greener doesn’t have to be complicated. Help is on the way! Eco-friendly home design ideas and solutions can help you conserve energy, prevent pollution, […]

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Going Green for “Average” People

October 21, 2016
Going Green for “Average” People

There are all sorts of posts out there about how you can “green up” your home or work space but, if we’re being totally honest, very few of those posts are applicable to the average working human. Not everybody can afford to install solar paneling on their rooftops or redo our floors with reclaimed wood. Some of […]

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How to Stay Efficient with Recycling Now and in the Future

September 27, 2016
How to Stay Efficient with Recycling Now and in the Future

According to recent statistics, America is responsible for more than 30% of the world’s waste – despite the fact that the entire population of America only constitutes 5% of Earth’s total population. Getting rid of the waste is problematic: burning it in landfills results in harmful ‘greenhouse’ gasses such as carbon dioxide being released into […]

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It’s Easy Being Green! Make Your Home Energy-Efficient

August 26, 2016
It’s Easy Being Green! Make Your Home Energy-Efficient

Do you feel like you like you are trying everything to lower your electric bill without lowering your quality of life? We would all love to use and pay the bare minimum, but sitting in the living room of a 90-degree home is not the most comfortable way to save money. Instead, why not take […]

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How To Use Technology In An Eco-Friendly Way

August 24, 2016
How To Use Technology In An Eco-Friendly Way

It’s fairly obvious that technology can be used to make our lives better. After all, with computers and mobile devices you can access almost any information you need within seconds. It’s now easy to figure out how to navigate through the streets of a city you’re just driving into, how long to bake sweet potatoes, or […]

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From Cars to Clothes: Easy Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

July 13, 2016
From Cars to Clothes: Easy Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Nations around the world are seeing and feeling the effects of global warming and climate change. While governments are deciding the best rules and regulations to set in place, it’s up to each citizen to do their best to reduce their individual carbon footprint. From choosing and driving the right car to purchasing and washing […]

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It’s Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #117

June 27, 2016
It's Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #117

Welcome to the 117th awesome week of the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop! We sincerely appreciate your participation and support! This “blog hop” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of good ideas that will inspire and help you in your personal journey toward a healthier, more natural and sustainable lifestyle. I am […]

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7 Benefits of Landscaping in the Spring and Summer

May 17, 2016
7 Benefits of Landscaping in the Spring and Summer

After months of the cold, there is no question that spring brings along the excitement of getting outside and being able to enjoy the warmer weather. This is also the ideal time to help your landscape come to life. During the spring and summer is a great time to get out there and get your […]

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Top 10 Tips for Achieving Eco-Friendly Home Décor

May 17, 2016
Top 10 Tips for Achieving Eco-Friendly Home Décor

Home décor is not only about the physical appearance of the house and its elements. It is also about the people who live there and their health and well-being. That is why you should be careful when choosing the right materials and decorations, because some can be harmful both to the homeowners and the environment. […]

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It’s Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #111

May 16, 2016
It's Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #111

Welcome to the 111th awesome week of the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop! We sincerely appreciate your participation and support! This “blog hop” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of good ideas that will inspire and help you in your personal journey toward a healthier, more natural and sustainable lifestyle. I am […]

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It’s Party Time at Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #107

April 18, 2016
It's Party Time at Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #107

Welcome to the 107th awesome week of the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop! We sincerely appreciate your participation and support! This “blog hop” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of good ideas that will inspire and help you in your personal journey toward a healthier, more natural and sustainable lifestyle. I am […]

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It’s Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #103

March 22, 2016
It's Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #102

Hey Y’all! Welcome to this week’s Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop. We sincerely appreciate your participation and support, so we’re celebrating by giving away $100 in honor of 100 parties. The giveaway will be open until March 31st so enter to win! See the entry form below…   This “blog hop” is a positive place where you […]

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Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #99

February 22, 2016
 Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #99

Hey Y’all! Welcome to this week’s Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop. This “blog hop” is a positive place where you can find and share loads of “good stuff” that will help you in your personal journey toward a healthier, more natural and sustainable lifestyle. I am thrilled to have a wonderful new co-host this year: The […]

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Energy-Saving Reasons to Take a Long Look at Your Light Bulbs

February 9, 2016
Energy-Saving Reasons to Take a Long Look at Your Light Bulbs

Light bulbs have come a long way, including the old clunky energy efficient ones of just a year or two ago. Here are some of the updates that have taken place in the industry, how much energy they use, and how to buy them. Traditional Bulbs Everyone is familiar with tungsten filament incandescent or GLS bulbs. They […]

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Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #97

February 8, 2016
Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #97

Happy February! And welcome to this week’s Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop. I am thrilled to have a wonderful new co-host this year: The GOMamas. So now this blog hop is hosted by both Urban Naturale and The GOMamas, and we can’t wait to see your awesome healthy, green or natural living ideas, DIY projects, natural remedies, plant-based recipes and more, each […]

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Staycations: Good for Your Mind and the Environment

January 24, 2016
Staycations: Good for Your Mind and the Environment

You’ve finally seized those coveted vacation days. But you don’t want to travel this year — you want to spend some downtime with your family. That’s OK! You don’t have to go to Disney World or on a fancy cruise to make the most of your week off from work. A staycation — that is, a […]

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Is Your Home Damaging the Environment?

January 7, 2016
Is Your Home Damaging the Environment?

On average, homeowners spend more than $2000 every year on their energy bills, and half of that goes directly into heating and cooling the home. Most of the electricity used by homeowners comes from power plants that burn fossil fuels to create the electricity. When you are able to reduce the use of electricity in […]

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How to “Green Up” Your House in 2016

December 16, 2015
How to Green Up Your House in 2016

This year, as you’re resolving to eat better and exercise regularly, to spend less and to save more, why not add “be more eco-friendly” to your list? Believe it or not, “greening up” your house and making the reduction of your carbon footprint a priority can play well into the other resolutions you will likely […]

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