Odds & Ends

Experiments in Soap, Part I

How Soap Works: Making Water Wetter Recently my son had the chance to give his classmates a look into the wonderful world of soap.  He did a great hands-on, experiment-filled

The Candy Store

This is a bit of a departure from my green cleaning/house running topics, but CANDY is a major presence in my house these days, and not consuming it is definitely

A Well Packed Lunch

Ah, the kid’s packed lunch. The embodiment of leading a horse to water. We can provide our kids with healthy food, but do they eat it when we’re not

How Do You Get Your Water?

This post is part of a series written from my time in Sri Lanka visiting Dr. Bronner’s Fair Trade coconut oil project, Serendipol, during July 2014. It’s funny how something I take for

Traveling with Hand Sanitizer

This post is part of a series written from my time in Sri Lanka visiting Dr. Bronner’s Fair Trade coconut oil project, Serendipol, during July 2014. It’s almost noon.  Do you know where

Community Supported Agriculture

I am a huge fan of CSA’s.  They satisfy my principles, my health, and my schedule.  Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, unites many of the good things about greener living.