Almost everyone has a science experiment or two hiding in their refrigerator. (Say, is that last summer's lasagna or an undiscovered species of mushroom?) But food waste creates more than scientific curiosities. It's an environmental problem, too.
Easter is right around the corner, and when it comes to this spring holiday, dying eggs is one of our favorite childhood memories. Instead of store-bought kits and food coloring packets, let your little ones get involved in creating natural dyes from common fruits, vegetables and spices.
Say goodbye to artificial coloring and sweeteners with these easy, homemade fruit leathers – no dehydrator needed! Mango and honey add some sweetness to the naturally-tart raspberries, but you can always adjust how much you’d like to use depending on desired taste. Perfect for kid’s snack time, school lunches or an on-the-go snack for yourself.
We’ve long been committed to supporting the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil’s (RSPO) efforts to ensure that palm oil production is legal, economically viable, environmentally appropriate and socially beneficial.
We're a big fan of smoothies. Packed with nutrients and convenient enough for an on-the-go breakfast or snack, they're a great way to add some natural energy to your day. This superfood smoothie is made with acai, goji and chia seeds for an extra boost.
We have two children in very different phases. My toddler son is in preschool, holds grown-up conversation, and has very specific likes and dislikes. The baby is still just an adorable ball of squish and snuggle. I love seeing how my older boy is forming his own opinions, practicing his own voice, asserting himself as a person.
There are a lot of things that contribute to our so-called “climate footprint,” the total amount of global warming greenhouse gas emissions that our lives create. Transportation is number one. Our homes clock in at number two. And would you believe the number three thing that’s eating up the atmosphere is food?
Choosing the right cleaning products for your home often revolves around concern for children and family, but if you have pets, they are just as important. We’ve compiled a list of effective tips to help you clean without worry when our four-legged friends add to the mess.
Bringing home my second son wasn’t very different from bringing home my first. Snuggles and nursery rhymes, late nights and gummy smiles all remind me of times before. It feels much the same, having a baby around again. The same smells, the same sounds. In four years’ time, having a baby hasn’t much changed. But I’ve realized, I’m different.
My bird feeder has been occupied non-stop since winter weather finally shifted into my area. To judge from the stream of chickadees, titmice, cardinals and blue jays digging in the sunflower seeds, not to mention their confused examinations when the feeder is empty, my neighborhood birds really appreciate the seed I put out.