• Grow Tea.  Interview with Homegrown Tea Author Cassie Liversidge.
  • Carbon Monoxide Effects. Deadly But Preventable
  • Sustainable Fitness: more than long-term exercise

Grow Tea. Interview with Homegrown Tea Author Cassie Liversidge.

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Have you ever looked at your herbs and said I wonder if I could use them for tea?  Or simply love tea and would love to grow tea?  I had the pleasure of interviewing Cassie Liversidge, author of Homegrown Tea: An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes about her new book how to [...]

Carbon Monoxide Effects. Deadly But Preventable

Carbon Monoxide Effects

We are constantly bombarded by news of toxins in our food and personal care products.  But there is one deadly toxin in our homes that we should pay special attention to–carbon monoxide, a colorless and odorless gas.  According to the Center of Disease Control, 400 people die and more than 20,000 people visit the emergency [...]

Sustainable Fitness: more than long-term exercise

Sustainable Fitness

What is fitness? The most common definition of fitness used today comes from the medical world. It is defined as a human’s state of physical health as a result of proper nutrition and exercise. Given this definition, a fit person would have excellent endurance, cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility. A body builder, figure competitor, marathon [...]

5 Ways to Use Coffee Grounds for the Garden

Coffee Grounds for the Garden

I love coffee grounds and have been using them for years in the garden.  In fact, Starbucks became my best friend since they supply me with old coffee grounds.  So, over the years, I have used coffee grounds for the garden  in a variety of ways with some mishaps.    My favorite uses are as [...]

15 Ways to Recycle or Repurpose Your Underwear

How to Recycle Your Underwear

I don’t know about you but I wear my underwear until it falls apart.  But then what? Pitch it?  Or perhaps, your underwear has lost its elasticity or you just don’t wear it anymore?  Again, pitch or save?  If you are a greenie like me, you can’t bear to throw anything away to rot in [...]

Earth Day Instagram, Twitter, & Blog Carnival with Green Sisterhood

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April showers bring May flowers but it is also the onset of Earth Day celebrations. Honestly, we should be celebrating Earth Day every day, not just on April 22, 2014.   To give you the biggest bang for the buck,  Green Sisterhood is celebrating Earth Day the whole month of April with an Instagram challenge, Twitter [...]