How I Fell in Love with Sustainability

How I Fell in Love with Sustainability

Seeing as it's Valentine's Day, I decided to write about one of my newer loves.... Sustainability. Probably not the poetic ode you would expect, but what can I say? It was actually prompted by my wonderful husband who bought me flowers and they had a tag labeling them...

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Still time for the #BettyWhiteChallenge

Still time for the #BettyWhiteChallenge

I absolutely LOVE seeing all of the posts about the #BettyWhiteChallenge today! What a wonderful way to honor her. I wish for all of us that we still had Betty White with us, but I think she would be incredibly touched by everyone's actions today. (For those of you...

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HAPPY CUT YOUR ENERGY COSTS DAY!

HAPPY CUT YOUR ENERGY COSTS DAY!

Did you know that homes account for 22% of the energy used in the United States? I wasn’t aware of that fact until I started researching all about Cut Your Energy Costs Day. That’s right friends, today, January 10th, is officially #NationalCutYourEnergyCostsDay...

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Take Action Tuesdays: Help Someone Get Their Vaccine

Take Action Tuesdays: Help Someone Get Their Vaccine

Today's Take Action Tuesday is straight out of a situation I experienced the other day with my Mom. (Thanks, for the blog content, Mom!) I just happened to be in the right place to help her, and that got me thinking about how easy it is to help others in this way. It...

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THERE IS ALWAYS LIGHT…

THERE IS ALWAYS LIGHT…

The word that keeps running through my head today is "aspiration". What do you aspire to see changed in this world that we share? What do you dream of? What could be created that would serve your community for generations to come? These are serious questions for...

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TAKE ACTION TUESDAYS: RESEARCH SPECIALTY RECYCLING OPTIONS

TAKE ACTION TUESDAYS: RESEARCH SPECIALTY RECYCLING OPTIONS

Take Action Tuesdays are back! And this week I wanted to talk about recycling. It's one of those things that sounds so easy (just get a recycling bin!), but in truth there are a lot of details that I honestly still get confused by. Take shopping receipts, for example...

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KNOW WHAT SPARKS…

KNOW WHAT SPARKS…

A little Monday Motivation for you today! What sparks the light in you? And what will you be doing this week to give back?  This week I am working on some new awareness posters for my local Sustainability Commission, which I have been a member of since summer. We're...

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PUTTING ON MY OWN OXYGEN MASK FIRST

PUTTING ON MY OWN OXYGEN MASK FIRST

Time flies when you're... in a pandemic? Hmmm. That doesn't sound right, and yet I find myself amazed that we've just entered February of 2021. One year ago things were just starting to get strange. Little did we know what level of strange they would reach. But, I...

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SELF CARE SUNDAYS: CURL UP WITH A BOOK

SELF CARE SUNDAYS: CURL UP WITH A BOOK

We missed last Sunday and I apologize for that... I guess my self care that day was not worrying about posting on social media. 🙂 Sometimes you just need a break, right? Anyhow, back with a new suggestion for today and it's one that I've been doing already this week:...

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BLACK LIVES MATTER

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Today is Black Out Tuesday, so I share this short message without any hashtags. I want to keep the lines of communication open to those who are taking action and need to access important information quickly. But, I did want to say that I see you and I'm proud of the...

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SELF CARE SUNDAYS: TAKE A WALK IN NATURE

SELF CARE SUNDAYS: TAKE A WALK IN NATURE

It's a beautiful time of year to get out in nature! And a gorgeous day here in New England. So, if you're able, try to get out in nature today to clear your mind and engage your senses. Remember, during times of struggle we need to recharge. It's not being selfish –...

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THE PURPOSE OF LIFE IS…

THE PURPOSE OF LIFE IS…

"The purpose of life is not to be happy, but to matter – to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all." –Leo Rosten

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TAKE ACTION TUESDAYS: BECOME AN ORGAN DONOR

TAKE ACTION TUESDAYS: BECOME AN ORGAN DONOR

Statistics show that 90% of U.S. adults support organ donation, but only 60% are actually signed up as donors. So, today's Take Action Tuesday is to be sure that you are signed up as an organ donor because you can save lives! One donor can save up to 8 lives and...

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– Harriet Tubman

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