Take One Step A Day

Washing in Cold Water: Credit Mark Herreid

Save water, energy and money using cold water

We should all save water no matter which state we live in. Water is life! California is suffering from lack of precipitation this year. The fourth snow survey of the season on April 1 revealed a continuation of California’s precipitation deficit during the state’s third consecutive dry water year. Although Northern […]

by April 11, 2014
Lower your energy bill during the summer

Lower your energy bill during the summer

Take a green step and honor Mother Earth each and every day. Come together unified for a Greener America. Summer is in full gear and temperatures are soaring. 1. Use a fan instead of air conditioning. A fan uses less energy than a conventional air conditioning, plus it produces no fluorocarbons. It also […]

by May 15, 2013
Tips on how to select a sunscreen that is safe for you

Tips on how to select a sunscreen that is safe for you

Take a healthy step and select the right sunscreen: Summer is almost here and you need to select a sunscreen that works and is not harmful. UVA and UVB radiation is the primary cause for skin cancer. Melanoma is the fifth most common cancer. Please watch out for oxybenzone: It […]

by May 11, 2013
Adopt green and healthy practices and start gardening

Adopt green and healthy practices and start gardening

Take a green and healthy step and start gardening! Green practices keep money in your pockets and keep you healthy! Growing your own vegetables is a great way to eat fresh, know what you eat and save money. Plus you don’t eat GMOs. Even container gardening in your back porch […]

by April 9, 2013
DIY whitening solution

DIY whitening solution

Take a healthy step and use lemon, white vinegar and baking soda as your natural disinfectants of choice. Make your own solution: You will save a lot of money and reduce chemical exposure for you and your loved ones. For cleaning hard surfaces: Solution #1: Mix : 1 cup of white […]

by January 2, 2013
DIY easy steps on how to control bed dust mites

DIY easy steps on how to control bed dust mites

Healthy living is making sure the environment we live in is clean, safe, allergen free and chemical free. Take a healthy step and control the dust mites in your bed. Dust mites are known to create skin allergies and asthma and live in your pillow and in your bed by […]

by November 29, 2012
Green Laundry: © Sandra Cunningham

Green your laundry

Take a healthy green step and start greening and detoxing your laundry. Did you know that laundry detergents contain petroleum derived surfactants and waxes? They are known to be cancerous and can damage immune, cardiovascular, reproductive and respiratory system? A green laundry means healthier clothes for you and your loved […]

by September 17, 2012
Replace old plants in the fall

Replace old plants in the fall

Take a green step and consider replacing old plants in your garden in the Fall. Strangely, when it comes to planting, we all think only of spring. In fact, fall is a good time to do that. Fall is almost here, so start your selection of plants. You can plant […]

by August 24, 2012