If you have kids, you know how hectic being a parent can be. If you have kids and a job that keeps you busy, chances are, sometimes certain sacrifices have to be made because there simply isn’t enough time. How many times have you sped into a McDonald’s drive-thru on your way home because you [...]
With all the talk about saving the environment and leaving a better planet for our younger generations, it’s hard not to want to do your part. And while people tend to have a “one-person-CANNOT-make-a-difference” attitude, this simply is not true. The world is composed of a whole lot of individual people. Every step that is [...]
Depending on the region you live in and the amount you pay for your monthly power bill, it’s quite possible that you’ve experienced ‘solar envy.’ This phenomenon occurs when a neighbor installs a shiny new set of panels on their roof and then sets up lawn chairs to admire their new array, happily offering a [...]
Repurposing is the latest green theme. It’s all about using something in a different way than it was initially intended. Making something old, new again. From your grocery bags, to stale wheat bread and tin cans, you can repurpose. And, it doesn’t have to be complicated. All you need is a little creativity and some [...]
Imagine having to live in a dark home, even in the daytime. Thousands of households in both urban and rural areas in countries like the Philippines have no access to electricity and light. Even when they do, low-income families are unable to afford skyrocketing electric expenses. According to the National Electrification Commission, 3 million households [...]
While having a baby is a beautiful, natural experience, many women’s pregnancies are bogged down by insurmountable research and endless options. And a brand new wardrobe with a 9-month lifespan is the last thing a mommy-to-be needs to worry about. Here’s how to rock your current wardrobe through your pregnancy.
Choosing eco-friendly design materials is always challenging. Despite the claims made by many brands there are few materials that are environmentally friendly all the way through the supply chain. The following materials will always need to be treated with skepticism, but in general are greener than the rest. Abaca Also known as manila, abaca is [...]
Exercise is a word that makes many people cringe. The idea of hitting the gym is not necessarily appealing to everyone. Some cite their lack of time as a reason for not including fitness into their everyday lives while others state their lack of motivation as the reason why they are not getting fit. A [...]
Like many other industries in America, sock manufacturing packed up and left for distant shores about 12 years ago. We’ve all heard stories about some nameless textile industry company dousing their products and the water table with dyes and chemicals. But Swiftwick, a Tennessee-based compression sock company, is breaking that manufacturing mold.