Posts tagged as: reduce

65 Common Things You Didn’t Know You Could Compost

May 25th, 2010 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

It was just over a year ago that I wrote All About Compost, in honor of our very first Monday Monthly Mission. Now it’s spring and garden season once again, and I’m returning to shed some new light on the subject. Because kitchen scraps are just the tip of the iceberg – you can also [...]

Monday Monthly Mission #11

May 3rd, 2010 - posted under: Furthermore » Monday Monthly Mission

On the first Monday of every month, we take on a ‘mission’ – a shift or habit or inspiration – to work on together. There’s strength (and support) in numbers! On the last Thursday of the month, we reconvene to see how far we’ve come. I’m baaaaAAAAAck! Did you guys miss me? I sure missed [...]

MMM9 Round-Up: Shopping Secondhand

January 29th, 2010 - posted under: Furthermore » Monday Monthly Mission

So, how was the *oh! horror!* of having a Monday Monthly Mission centered all around shopping?! Haha, who says going green can’t be fun? Although my bed rest kept my thrifting to a minimum, I was able to pick up a few awesome items this month. And of course, all the clothes and baby clothes [...]

Itty Bitty Bonzai #17

January 19th, 2010 - posted under: Furthermore » Itty Bitty Bonzai

Itty Bitty Bonzai is a collection of tiny tips and tricks for living a life more mindful. Small actions, collectively and compounded, become a powerful force of change. #17 So the holidays are over and you’ve got a pile of greetings and gift cards, on display and collecting dust in a corner of the living [...]

MMM Check-In: Some Thoughts On Shopping Secondhand

January 18th, 2010 - posted under: Furthermore » Monday Monthly Mission

This month we’ve pledged to shop entirely secondhand, foregoing the mall and frequenting thrift stores instead. I’m thrilled by the enthusiasm over this mission, with tons of readers happily signing on. So tell me guys: how’s it going?! Alas, we’ve been a bit waylaid here at HQ. Being on bed rest certainly puts a damper [...]