Tip of the Day: Don’t Rinse

March 18, 2009

Filed under: Tips, Tip of the DayDon’t rinse.If you have a dishwasher you’re probably somewhat annoyed considering half the day you practically have to wash the dishes before you wash the dishes. That might not be unavoidable in some cases of super stuck on yuckiness, but do you really have to rinse…

What’s Up, Shortie

March 16, 2009

TOGGERYI love shorts. They are just like pants, only shorter. In fact, whether it wasn’t weird, I’d probably wear shorts under my pants. These shorts by Toggery are simple and sexy… and short. So let’s be optimistic and all put on some shorts and go out and flip off the pale wintry sun while weari…

The Suit That Lowers Your Heating Bill - Selk Bag

March 12, 2009

Filed under: Fashion, Home, TipsWhen it comes to maximizing your home’s efficiency in the winter, most tipsters will tell you to buy a wood pellet stove, or beef up your insulation. Not me, I say sacrifice any sense of personal style or fashion and put on a jumpsuit made out of sleeping bags. The Se…

I Don’t Recycle

March 10, 2009

Filed under: Local, TipsYesterday I wrote about a problem my hometown of New Orleans and its extreme lack of recycling options. For a while I dutifully paid $15 a month for curbside pickup of all paper goods, plastics one through seven, glass and metals. that was working fine until I got an mail one…

No Fuss Clothes Recycling

March 9, 2009

Filed under: Home, TipsWe did a bit of spring cleaning here recently that resulted in piles of unwanted clothing. In addition to paint splattered sweatpants and t-shirts from the early 1990’s, we additionally had items that had never been worn or old suits that were still in good condition. I knew b…

Turn Wine Corks into Place Card Holders

March 9, 2009

Filed under: Home, TipsAre you looking for that additional punch of pizazz at your next dinner party? Do you have an affinity for wine and a surplus of corks? Well, look now further. Casa Sugar gives a great tip for how you can turn a simple wine cork into a classy place card holder.This little guys…

Disability Awareness: Are We There Yet?

March 9, 2009

It all starts with our kids. As parents, we know that our kids are little sponges who absorb everything we say and do (especially what we do!) all through the day. whether we want our children to be responsible stewards of the planet, we have to help them love and respect nature in the little thin…

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