Did you know Best Buy has a recycling program?

recycling program

At long last, I can empty out the box of old remotes, defunct mp3 players, cables and random cell phones. The stash of used up batteries? Those can go too. But not into the trash. They can all go to Best Buy as part of their recycling program! The best part? It’s FREE in all […]

Newborn Cloth Diaper picks for 3.0 #clothdiapers

cloth diapers

With the arrival of 3.0 less than two months away now, I’ve been pulling out clothing and assessing my cloth diaper stash. Since we weren’t expecting to have another, most of the itty bitty stuff is non-existant. Which of course means I get to shop NEWBORN CLOTH DIAPERS! First on my newborn cloth diaper list […]

GoGreen Pocket Diapers…

cloth diapers

The other day I was going through a bag of blog goodies, and I found a diaper I had received as swag at the Haute Green party at BlogHer last year still in it’s happy little wrapper. In my hands was a GoGreen Pocket Diaper in Cherry Champ®.   Not familiar with GoGreen? Here’s some […]

Keep America Beautiful with Glad Trash Bags!

Jason Mecier

Remember growing up and your Mom would come into your room with a big black Glad Trash Bag and tell you you weren’t leaving your room until you had cleaned it up. Your automatic response was that it wasn’t trash, but treasure. Well… You were probably right. Sorry Mom. Mom didn’t know that Picker Sisters […]

It’s time to eliminate artificial food dyes…

Artificial Dyes

Last month my good friend Melissa found out her preschooler was allergic to artificial food dyes. Since then her world has turned into scrutinizing labels and a new level of menu planning. She had a rude awakening after her son ate a raspberry cheesecake yogurt that if yogurt isn’t all fruit, it probably contains dyes. […]

4/6 CHALLENGE: Give a meal an easy makeover!


Your family’s food should be safe and nutritious because what’s more important than the health of your child? Choosing certified organic food is a simple way to help promote health. You can do it by taking small steps that have a big impact. Your challenge: This week, prepare a meal for your family that includes […]