5 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Last Minute Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is coming up in a few days and you haven’t had a chance to plan on a romantic getaway. Don’t worry; there is still time left to plan on a meaningful romantic surprise without breaking out in a sweat or breaking your bank. The day is not about buying the biggest or the… 

Read More »

Holiday Gift Guide 2013

holiday guide 2013 by ecokaren

Seasons Greetings! As the holiday season draws near, I wanted to share my tried and true green holiday tips, crafts and recipes with you. I can’t think of more meaningful gifts than handmade crafts and homemade treats for the holiday season. So I created a Green Holiday Guide 2013, where you will find simple but… 

Read More »

How to allow your kids to cook for you and still keep your sanity.


Thanksgiving was amazing because I had a nice break from my usual online activities, I got to clean the house (shut the door!), ate like a pig, and even shopped on Black Friday (get outta town!) Notice, I didn’t say “Thanksgiving was amazing because I cooked….”?? That’s because my kids cooked Thanksgiving dinner this year…. 

Read More »

10 Ways to be Green on Black Friday

Black Friday

You are probably cooking up a storm today to prepare for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving feast. But are you also thinking about venturing out to the big stores for a great deal on Black Friday? Of course, I strongly suggest that you buy locally and preferably handmade, but I understand that some things are only available in… 

Read More »