Growing up Green

How to Clean A Couch the Non-Toxic Way

Couch Needs Green Cleaning

A reader is looking to clean her well used, sort of stinky couch, but to avoid the chemical route. Good for her - soap and hot water go a long way! 

Non-Toxic DIY Upholstery Cleaning

Here are my suggestions for Green Upholstery Cleaning. If you have others, please share them with the community!

Marvelling at the Ocean's Wonders

If you think back to being a kid, you can probably hear the exact pitch, intonation and cadence that accompanied the words "Don't Touch."

10 Tips for a Thrifty & Green Birthday Party

Homemade Birthday Cake

If you've read my post about our quest for the perfect green party, you know that finding the balance between festive, frugal and sustainable is a moving target. Here are a few tricks we've picked up along the way.

Green Your Neighbor: Module 1

A few weeks ago I started working with five families in my community to help them green their life. And by that, I mean I’ve taken it upon myself to light a fire under their butts and supply them with an abundance of resources and support to start making more environmentally sustainable lifestyle choices.