Go Green, Save Green Links

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Here are the links to all the articles in the Go Green, Save Green Series! I know you will find all of them have some great information and tips you can use to save money while being green!

MONDAY: PERSONAL CARE/DIY BEAUTY

My Green and Frugal Beauty Care Routine by Live Renewed

Homemade Detangler or Leave In Conditioner by A Delightful Home

My Beauty Routine and a DIY Body Butter Recipe by Simple Organic

A Crunchy Girl’s Guide to Curly Hair–my new crazy chemical free hair care routine by Kinda Crunchy Kate

TUESDAY: CLEANING

Less is More by Open Eye Health

5 Natural Cleaning Tips by A Delightful Home

Swap Paper Towels for Cloth by Kinda Crunchy Kate

WEDNESDAY: REDUCING & REUSING

Reusing and Repurposing Food Packaging by Kinda Crunchy Kate

Don’t Toss It! Repurpose it! by Me
How to Save the Planet & Your Money When Home Decorating From Simply Rebekah

THURSDAY: FOOD

10 Tips for Making Baby Food by Simply Rebekah

Go “Green” With Food by Open Eye Health

Eat Food in Season by Me

Cook a Whole Chicken and Make Chicken Stock by Live Renewed

Grind Your Own Wheat by a Delightful Home

FRIDAY: Natural Remedies, Natural Living

Balancing Frugality, Time, and Being Green by Kinda Crunchy Kate

Creating Herbal Remedies with Eucalyptus Oil by A Delightful Home

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Green Links: 6/25/11

Making Green: Craigslist 101: How to Sell Successfully If I ever, ever, ever get around to cleaning out the 1/2 of my garage I’ve never unpacked from my move, my friend Andrea has the best article on how to sell on Craigslist! (Andrea also runs a home organization builder and if she lived any closer I’d hire her to help me in a snap!)

Saving Green: Craigslist 101: How to Buy Successfully I’ve bought several things off Craigslist (right now I’m trying to hunt down a decent food dehydrator) but there are a few things I learned that I didn’t know from Andrea’s article.

Growing Green: Growing Carrots in Plant Containers Anyone can do this – no yard required.

Going Green: The Importance of Buying Local I’ve just read three books in a row all about farming. I’m a bit over the top on the local bandwagon right now.

What have you been reading lately?

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Green Links: 6/18/11

It’s been a while since I’ve done a Green Links post! I like them … not sure how I got off track????

Making Green: Lessons Learned During a Layoff are things we think we know but are worth repeating!

Saving Green: Life…Your Way has an extensive FREE printables library! Menu plans, Babysitter and Emergency info, Christmas cookie tags….it looks like you can print most anything!

Going Green: I think my sweet friend Rebekah fell victim to this yesterday. Green vs Greener – A New Take on Eco-Snobbery. Have you ever felt someone was being an eco-snob??

Growing Green: I love this Infographic on Home Gardening. Check out the “return on investment part.” Wowza! From my interactions here on The Greenbacks Gal, I have to say gardeners are some of the kindest people – so I think it’s a really good thing it’s a growing trend!

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Better Living Network: Links

The Better Living Network has some great posts this week I think you’ll enjoy!

Eat at Home Menu Planner

Tiffany at Eat at Home has a new FREE downloadable Weekly Menu Planner. Check it out cuz it is super cute and practical to boot!

Crystal at Crystal & Co. has a great resource for How to Plan for a Section 504 Meeting at Your School. Please pass this resource on to those in your life who may need it.

Kay at Bucksome Boomer shares her Department Store Shopping Strategies. I’m heading to the mall later today, so I enjoyed her tips.

Nikki at Coupon Cookin is my go to girl for Whole Foods Deals. Although these deals vary by region, it is worth taking the same coupons in hopes of scoring the same unadvertised deals!

Brandy at Savin Some is the BEST at repurposing and creating clever items. Check out the pillow she made out of a sweater.

Finally, we don’t have a CVS here in C Springs. If you are looking for CVS deals, the Coupon Mommie has all your match-ups!

Happy Reading!

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Green Links: 11/26/10

Hey Everyone! I’ll be out doing some Black Friday shopping – followed by some Black Friday napping!

Here is some Food for Thought on a holiday weekend all about Food!

GOING GREEN:

This quote is so thought-provoking I didn’t want you to miss it:

From Jonathan Safran Foer’s “Eating Animals”:

“Just the other day, one of the local pediatricians was telling me he’s seeing all kinds of illnesses that he never used to see. Not only juvenile diabetes, but inflammatory and autoimmune diseases that a lot of the docs don’t even know what to call. And girls are going through puberty much earlier, and kids are allergic to just about everything, and asthma is out of control. Everyone knows it’s our food. We’re messing with the genes of these animals and then feeding them growth hormones and all kinds of drugs that we really don’t know enough about.

And then we’re eating them.

Kids today are the first generation to grow up on this stuff, and we’re making a science experiment out of them. Isn’t it strange how upset people get about a few dozen baseball players taking growth hormones, when we’re doing what we’re doing to our food animals and feeding them to our children?”

- Frank Reese, poultry farmer

New Urban Habitat – A Snapshot of Food in America – Food. It should be simple. When did it become so complicated?

Your Homebased Mom: Anthropologie Inspired Sweater Skirts – Definitely one of the most fashionable repurposed sweaters I’ve ever seen! Makes me wish I could sew! Makes me wish I could wear knit across my booty!

Savin Some: What Should You Save – Great ideas for repurposing things you have around the house.

Saving the Family Money: DIY Juice Box Grocery Bag – Again. I need to learn to sew!

GROWING GREEN:

Keeper of the Home: How to Plant Garlic in the Fall – I can’t wait to have a garden to try this for myself!

MAKING GREEN:

Savings Lifestyle: How to Make More Money – Getting out of debt often times requires increasing your income.

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Green Links: 10/30/10

MAKING GREEN

Crystal & Co.:  SEO Great tips from her Bloggy Bootcamp experience

SAVING GREEN

Bucksome Boomer: Host a Sponsored Party for Free Entertainment Have you considered this? I’ve seen some of these featured on other blogs – you get a lot of loot! I got an email this week to host a durex condom party – but they only wanted 18-30 year olds. I guess us 40 year olds don’t have sex? *wink*

Eat at Home: Ingredient Spotlight Tiffany has a weekly link-up with ingredients you have in your pantry already. What a great way to cook up something easy with ingredients you have at home – saves you from eating out!

Kansas City Mama: Grocery Cart Confessionals Relates how couponing has changed her financial outlook. Good Stuff.

Coupon Mommie: Debt Free Holiday Handbook Repeat after me: We will not get in debt this holiday season!

While we are on the subject, I’ve got 3 Ways to Pay for the Holidays

Savin Some: The Easiest Way to Save It really does come down to this!

Coupon Cookin: Candy Coupons and Halloween Freebies Do you have your Halloween candy yet?

Linked to It’s Come to This

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Green Links: 10/23/10

MAKING GREEN

Blogging with Amy – 8 Ways to Make Money Online This is actually the first post in a series you’ll want to read all of!

SAVING GREEN

Kitchen Stewardship – 5 Ways to Preserve Your Apples Apples are so cheap right now – take advantage of the deals!

Balancing Beauty with Bedlam – Paying Down Your Mortgage This is something we are striving towards as well.

GOING GREEN

New Urban Habitat – Lessons in Car-Free Living After a nasty bike wreck that ended up in an ER trip, our experiment is taking a breather!

Big Green Purse – 10 Ways to Reduce the Climate Change Impact of Your House I’ve done 10 out of 10! How about you?

Simple Organic – Celebrate a Green Halloween A costume swap – Brilliant!

GROWING GREEN

Centsational Girl – Fall Color Clippings Inexpensive and beautiful!

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