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Surf Camp and Sea Turtles

August 12, 2013

  Addy and I took a little girlie trip over to Cocoa Beach so she could attend a  Mary Moon Surf & Art camp for the week. We joined friend Molly and her parents and had a wonderful time. The camp was split into half day surf,  break for lunch, then half day art. They […]

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31 Days: Reducing your Carbon Foot Print – Day 9

October 23, 2012

A quickie tip today: Only run your dishwasher and washing machine when fully loaded. Fewer loads reduce energy and water use.   Peace! Please share the LOVE:-)!Tweet

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31 Days: Reducing your Carbon Foot Print – Day 8 :: Recycling

October 20, 2012

You’ve Reduced the amount of packaging, and otherwise recyclable items that you’ve brought into your home, Re-purposed & Re-used others, so now what you have left over must be recycled. But what to do with all those items?  The good news: it’s getting much easier all over the country, the bad news: it’s not necessarily […]

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31 Days: Reducing your Carbon Foot Print – Day 7 :: Reusing/Repurposing

October 14, 2012

Ok, so we’ve covered a bit of Reducing, and to begin the topic of Reusing/Repurposing I’d like to share one of the ways we do here at our home. Glass Jars! Just over a year ago I knew that with the move to our new home we would be working towards eliminating Plastic from our […]

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31 Days: Reducing your Carbon Foot Print – Day 6 :: Reducing

October 11, 2012

*** Darn computer hiccup! Sorry for the delay. *** Now to wrap up Reducing! I wanted to showcase a website that specializes in products to help you go disposable-free! It’s called fittingly named Reusit! They carry a wide range of products that will make it easier to reduce our throw away lifestyle.  It’s a great […]

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31 Days: Reducing your Carbon Foot Print – Day 5 :: Reducing

October 7, 2012

So now that you know there are many reasons to reduce the amount of plastic you take into your life, how do you do it? Ways to reduce Plastic & More! The big three: Say NO to disposable items (things you use once & throw away). Plastic bags, water/other beverage bottles, utensils/straws, etc. Instead: Get […]

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31 Days: Reducing your Carbon Foot Print – Day 4 :: Reducing (Plastic) Part II

October 5, 2012

This issue of REDUCING PLASTIC USAGE is one I’m very passionate about. I don’t believe plastic is something we can completely remove from our lives, nor do I believe we should, but there are ways of drastically reducing it in our everyday lives. Below are ways plastic negatively effects our planet and ourselves. OMGoodness! So […]

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31 Days: Reducing your Carbon Foot Print – Day 3 :: Reducing (Plastic) Part I

October 3, 2012

Let’s begin the discussion of the Three R’s, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.  This is a really big subject so I’m breaking it down over a week or so beginning with REDUCING!  It really begins here, at the point of purchase, because if you don’t bring it home in the first place then the other two R’s […]

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31 Days: Reducing your Carbon Foot Print – Day 2 :: Go LOCAL!

October 2, 2012

Yes, it’s that simple! Buy locally produced goods and services. Goods and services that are produced locally eliminate thousands of pounds of carbon by reducing fossil fuel transportation demands. Find local farmers markets, shop mom & pop shops, locally owned businesses, get out of the chain’s as much as possible! Local Harvest is a great […]

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31 Days: Reducing your Carbon Foot Print – Day 1 :: Turn off the Faucet!

October 1, 2012

I thought I’d start Day 1 off with something simple. Water Conservation. Ok, so there’s more to it than turning off the faucet when you’re brushing your teeth, but it does begin there. So if that habit isn’t instilled yet, well… baby steps. Ways to reduce your water usage: 1) Turn of the faucet! While […]

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