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Using your smart phone to go green

Using your smart phone to go green

We are a society passionate about our smartphones, but we may not have realized how we can go green with our cellphones to go green. We carry our cellphones with us almost everywhere, and if we lose our phones, we may feel like we have lost part of our body. There’s one place where we […]

Going Green – Throwing light on energy savings

Going Green – Throwing light on energy savings

Are you confused about what type of new light bulbs to buy that will save energy and not break the bank? Did you know that you can go green and cut 75-80 percent of your lighting bill with these new bulbs? Soon the old bulbs will be phased out of the market because they just […]

Going Green – 10 popular herbs that heal the green way

Going Green – 10 popular herbs that heal the green way

What do you suppose people in past ages did when they couldn’t phone or visit a doctor every time they got sick?  They learned to take advantage of what nature had to offer and healed themselves the green way. Now that the cold and flu season is here, we can choose to live simply green […]

Going Green – Crafters who recycle are going green

Going Green – Crafters who recycle are going green

Crafters are living the green life when they recycle used objects into beautiful new creations. Check out the crafts fairs, and you will find amazing gifts recycled from old objects. Things that most of us would have trashed a long ago now emerge into stunning, lovely crafted gifts that are clever and unique. Furthermore, when […]

Going Green – Be green and give thanks for the earth’s goodness

Going Green – Be green and give thanks for the earth’s goodness

We can recapture some of the spirit of the first Thanksgivings by giving thanks for earth’s goodness and planning our holiday feast with a nod to sustainability. Throughout history sharing a meal and giving thanks to our Creator for earth’s natural gifts has been an important part of the culture. The celebrations may differ in […]

Going Green – From toxic to green – Rocky Mountain Arsenal’s remarkable story

Going Green – From toxic to green – Rocky Mountain Arsenal’s remarkable story

When driving by the foreboding security gate of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal while working in Commerce City in the ‘70s, I often wondered just what sinister things might really be happening there. My husband and I knew a fireman who worked there, but he never shared much about his hazardous working environment. My husband and […]

Going Green – Go green with Colorado’s organic, naturally grown fruits

Going Green – Go green with Colorado’s organic, naturally grown fruits

It’s fall in Colorado, and now is the perfect time to go green savoring organic and naturally-grown Colorado fruits. Our high altitude climate with warm days of intense sunlight coupled with cool nights of fresh mountain air produces fruits that are recognized and praised throughout the country for their superiority. Now Colorado growers have started […]

Going Green – Green ways with lemons

Going Green – Green ways with lemons

In the good old summer time, lemonade is a great refreshing drink, but fresh yellow lemons can also be great “lemonaids” for living green. A bag of lemons can do everything from lightening white clothes to removing soap scum from bathtubs and showers to shining copper. Plus, lemons cost much less than toxic commercial products. […]

Going Green – Colorado’s mountain people go green with creativity

Going Green – Colorado’s mountain people go green with creativity

Colorado’s mountain people have been going green for many years by using their creativity. Recently on a trip along I-70 from Denver to Vail, my husband and I stopped at Georgetown’s hydroelectric station, which is the second oldest operating fully functioning hydroelectric facility in Colorado.  These creative Georgetown people have been going green since 1900 […]

Going Green – Microwave cooking is cool and green

Going Green – Microwave cooking is cool and green

Hot summer days are here, and our air conditioners are running up hefty electric bills. When you feel like it’s too hot to cook, know that you can creatively cook cool and green by using your microwave. Microwave cooking saves valuable time and energy, plus reduces summertime kitchen heat. I believe the microwave oven is […]

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