Fair Trade, Anyone? Even Banksy & The Simpsons ‘Get’ It

I am far from perfect when it comes to checking where every item I made has come from. I am usually very diligent, but there are times when I’ll forget, or be in a hurry, or honestly, just buy before thinking. Besides, when a product is all pretty and shiny up on a shelf, it’s… Continue reading Fair Trade, Anyone? Even Banksy & The Simpsons ‘Get’ It

‘Climategate’ Proponents are Missing the Point

Photo by searchengineland I will openly admit that I am no scientist. I don’t study temperatures or the minutia of the ecosystem, and I’ve never seen a polar bear or its habitat in person. Then again, neither have most people. That’s what makes the debate about climate change so interesting. As with all things, we… Continue reading ‘Climategate’ Proponents are Missing the Point

Blog Action Day: Climate Change is Real, So Do Something About It

I write about green living every day, so it’s not a big stretch for me to write about climate change for Blog Action Day 2009. What warms my heart, though, is to see thousands of other bloggers — about 10,000, to be more specific — writing about the issue that I believe will have the… Continue reading Blog Action Day: Climate Change is Real, So Do Something About It

Shop to Change the World: Macy’s Path to Peace Project

One of the things I love most about blogging is the opportunity to use this platform to support causes that I believe in. So when my bloggy buddies over at The Blogrollers approached me about being an ambassador for the Macy’s Path to Peace project, I jumped at the chance. For the most part, I… Continue reading Shop to Change the World: Macy’s Path to Peace Project