Earth Day, The Greener The Better!

Did you know that because plastic water bottles and cups are shielded from sunlight in landfills, they will not decompose for thousands of years?

Can liners save lives!

We’re all guilty of  adding  just one more bit of  garbage to the already  overstuffed trash, keeping fingers crossed that the bag doesn’t burst as we roll the can out to the sidewalk or dumpster. 

The Calm Before The Storm

Hurricane Season is once again upon us. While some will mark this time as uneventful, many of us will be gearing up for the worst. Regardless of whether you are laughing in the face of danger or going into full on panic mode right now, there are a few basic things that you need to…

Picnic on Earth Day!

Monday is Earth Day, a day to raise social consciousness about our lovely and bountiful home planet. I could go into the politics about Earth Day, but I really don’t want to ruin anyone’s day. I’m not the best environmentally conscious person out there, but I do try to be cognizant of my and my…

Happy December 21st!!

Supposedly, the world is ending today, but other than the fact that it’s actually chilly here in South Florida today, I’m not seeing any evidence to a major catastrophe that will destroy the earth. Which makes me happy, but I’m sure there are still those of you who feel that maybe something is going to…

Start Your Heaters!

It’s starting to get cold outside and furnaces and fireplaces are firing up all over the country (pun intended), even here in Florida. Believe it or not, we do have fireplaces and whole-house heating systems in South Florida, but down here its too much trouble to get a fireplace going for a cold front that’ll…

Baby, Its Cold Outside…Time for Heaters!

It’s starting to get cold outside and furnaces and fireplaces are firing up all over the country (pun intended), even here in Florida. Believe it or not, we do have fireplaces and whole-house heating systems in South Florida, but down here its too much trouble to get a fireplace going for a cold front that’ll…

Storm Aftermath

When a terrible storm has blown through your area, whether it’s a hurricane, tornadic cell, or a blizzard, not only do you need to be prepared for the time while the storm rages, but also the aftermath. I’ve blogged before about storm preparedness, but what about storm aftermath? Once the danger of the storm has…

Science Fair Time!

It’s that time of the year when parents everywhere are rushing around to craft and hobby stores, looking for presentation boards and round foam balls they can turn into planets. Or they’re making papier mache volcanos, or getting zapped by static electricity experiments. It’s Science Fair time! When I was a kid, I loved science….