Big News! And A Great Green Holiday Giveaway

First the big news: I am moving! After 12+ years in our current home in Virginia, my husband and I are packing up the kiddos (and dogs and cats,) and heading to Pennsylvania. I won't lie. This whole process has been bittersweet. My husband got a great new job that he is very excited about, this is a new part of the world for all of us that we can't wait to explore, and PA offers a lot of … [Read more...]

Magic School Bus: Book Review and Giveaway

Ms. Frizzle's students are putting on a play about global warming, and they need some cold, hard facts. The Friz knows just where to find them! A hop on the Magic School Bus takes the kids on a whirlwind tour. From the Arctic to the equator, they see telltale signs of climate change. But to get the really big picture, the class has to get really small - so they can see exactly what is in the air … [Read more...]

Grist: Screw Earth Day! One Day Is For Amateurs

I'm a huge fan of the website, , an excellent online source for environmental news.  The site is always informative and often irreverant in the way they present their eco-news.  Take for instance, their latest campaign, entitled  ""  This tongue-in-cheek campaign aims to keep folks from focusing too much on any one particular day (like Earth Day on April 22nd) and asks us all to walk green talk … [Read more...]

Psst. Don't forget!

Just a little reminder that today is the last day to register to win a one-year subscription to Kiwi Magazine. I'll announce the 2 lucky winners tomorrow, so don't forget to check in. You'll be glad you did, because tomorrow's "Back to Scool" post is jam-packed with eco-savvy info on the latest tips, tricks, and gadgets for greening your child's school supplies. And we'll also be kicking off … [Read more...]