Posts Tagged ‘green living’

The Power of Vinegar

Vinegar has many uses and is a versatile natural product that can be used through out your home. Vinegar can disinfect, preserve and heal.

All vinegar starts as alcohol, which is created through the conversion of carbohydrates to sugar. When alcohol ferments, it becomes acetic acid, or vinegar. For example, a bunch of grapes deteriorates to become wine (alcohol) and then wine ferments into wine vinegar. This is pretty impressive considering vinegar is a byproduct of something gone bad.

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Greensburg, KA – Of All Places, Going Green

The people of Greensburg, KA, are leading the nation in green building, green energy use and are quickly becoming the model community in the US for green living.


Greensburg Green Town

Last year in May, Greensburg, KA was hit with a devastating tornado, destroying most of their community. The determined Greensburgers became committed to re-building in a green, environmentally friendly way.

“We want to re-build our community, why not do it right?” says one Greensburg citizen. “We see green as an American responsibility, one that is taken seriously for the benefit of our children and our future.”

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10 Ways to Make Your Home a Green Home

A green home is a healthy home; free of toxins with fresh air and a clean environment for our families. A green home is also an environmentally friendly home with reduced energy use, conscience recycling efforts and sustainable living habits.

Creating a green home is easier then you think.

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Organic Newbies: What to Look for in the Grocery Store

A great place to start for the organic newbie is understanding USDA organic labeling and learning what the word organic does and doesn’t mean.

When you’re shopping in the store you will come across a lot of options for healthy, natural and organic foods. Especially these days where the organic market is growing in leaps and bounds. Big money companies are fighting for your dollar and as a result muddying the word “organic” with their marketing gimmicks. Being a savvy shopper will help you make educated purchases and be self-assured that you are buying the best for you and your family.

What to look for in organic – if you have access to a local farmer’s market you’re one step ahead of the game. 😉

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Bonus Tips – Salt Uses for Your Home

More uses for Salt:

  1. Polish up your tarnished copper pots by using a little salt and vinegar. Sprinkle the pots with salt. Then with a cloth dipped in vinegar, scour your pots until the tarnished is gone. Wash as normal.

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