Gift responsibly: Green Gift Monday

Give greener on Cyber Monday

Everyone knows that the day after Thanksgiving is “Black Friday”, in the United States. A slightly lesser-known fact is that the Monday after Thanksgiving is “Cyber Monday”, where holiday shoppers snag all the best deals via online shopping. This year, The Nature Conservancy wants to help you “give green[er]” this holiday season (yeah, I added […]

Hank & Bee: A Thanksgiving Underground Railroad

Save the turkeys!

More Thanksgiving-related info From NaturalPapa: Family Thankfulness Activities for Fall From EcoSnobberySucks: Hunting your own food: A liberal converts From EcoChildsPlay: How Can I Detox My Thanksgiving Diet? From Eat.Drink.Better: The Anatomy of a Genetically Modified Turkey [Infographic] …and in case you’re not familiar with the above-reference railroad (for shame): History of the Underground Railroad […]

Fast Thanksgiving recipe: Festive squash smoothie

Tasty squash smoothie

I enjoy having a nice creamy smoothie in the morning. It fills me up and only takes moments to prepare. They are great to have on the go or as a quick snack during the day as a pick me up. The holidays are just around the corner and nothing quite says Thanksgiving better than […]

A traditionalist’s guide to a green Thanksgiving

How to green your Thanksgiving...realistically.

It would be just like a Norman Rockwell painting. Big turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, all the trimmings. I would prepare a feast to die for and everybody would congratulate me afterwards. How hard could it be? Shortly before the guests arrived I realized I’d left the giblets in the festive bird’s rear end. For 6 […]