Buying Fireworks? Better think twice…

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in ,

Buying Fireworks? Better think twice…

It’s the time of year when 4th of July celebrations start, which is one of my favorite celebrations. Usually if you look out your window on a weekend night around this time you can see many backyard BBQ’s that include people lighting off their own fireworks. However, have you noticed the big blinking signs on the highway that say” Fireworks are Illegal penalty fine or jail”? It is usually expected that people are going to be lighting off fireworks for the next couple of...

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“Mobilize the Earth”- Earth Day 2012

Posted by on Apr 20, 2012 in ,

On Sunday April 22, 2012 countries from around the world will be celebrating the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day.  Earth Day was originally founded by Gaylord Nelson in 1970. The idea of Earth Day was brought to his attention after the 1969 massive oil spills; the idea was inspired by a group of students in the anti-war movement.  He realized that if he raised public awareness on the dangers of the environment, it would force environmental protection into the national...

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Plant.Eat.Create. Guest Blog Post: Improving A Renter’s Bathroom

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in

Before and After: Improving A Renter’s Bathroom   By Kristin of Plant.Eat.Create   For any of you out there who are apartment dwellers or have a tight decorating budget, it can often feel like our options are really limited when trying to improve spaces with in our homes. Enter my renter’s bathroom.  A long narrow space that had some good things and some bad things, all of which I had to work with.   Before:       Good things: Space- I...

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What Cartoons Teach You About Insurance

Posted by on May 18, 2011 in , , ,

If your children are anything like mine, then you are familiar with their interest in watching cartoons. Come Saturday morning, sitting down and watching morning cartoons is something that almost every child has experienced one time or another. Taking away from this unspoken Saturday morning cartoon ritual, I’ve realized that there are quite a few lessons that adults could take away from our children’s cartoons as you’ll see below. 1. Whether or not you grew up in the...

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Improve Your Mood By Cleaning!

Posted by on May 5, 2011 in ,

Has the scent of fresh spring air have you in the mood to clean your home from top to bottom? You are not alone as 60% of people answered that spring is the best time to rid the house of dirt and clutter. There is something about the Spring season that seems to have everyone in the mood to get the inside of their homes organized and back on track so that they have more free time to take advantage of the beautiful environment outside of the house. Below are just a few...

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