Seasonal Tips

Spring Into Sustainable Eating

May 27, 2021

For most of us, the presence of Spring includes not just the return of fresh air and sunshine but also a return to lighter, fresher meals. Comfort casseroles are delicious but as the days get longer, it feels good to take advantage of the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables. […]

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Reset Your Resolutions For A Greener New Year

December 21, 2020

Who can resist making at least a few New Year’s resolutions? Like buying school supplies in September, it’s exciting to feel like you’re getting a fresh start. This year, add a twist to your resolutions by making changes that lead to a healthier home, a healthier you and a healthier […]

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One Tank Holiday Road Trips

November 30, 2020

There’s no better way to kick off the holiday season than to hop in the car and explore spots that are an easy, fun drive away. These mini-trips are just a few hours and one tank of gas away from the metro areas of Syracuse, Denver and Tucson. This winter, […]

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Surviving and Thriving In A Colorado Winter

October 30, 2020

Winter is coming. (Sorry, we couldn’t resist.) Whether it’s your first Colorado winter or your fiftieth, it pays to take steps now to prepare for the coming season. Here are our best “get ready” tips.  Get It In Gear One of the notable things about Colorado winters is that conditions […]

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5 Cool Ways to Beat the Tucson Heat

July 1, 2020

Summer heat in Tucson is no joke. From June to September, Arizona is literally one of the hottest places on earth. With the sun blazing pretty much all day everyday, it can be a serious challenge to stay cool.  But the city has been around for a long time. And […]

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5 Effective (And Fun!) Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

April 9, 2020

Holidays are a great excuse to celebrate, right? Earth Day should be no exception. Since it’s a new(ish) holiday, there really aren’t many Earth Day traditions. Yet. Just like Christmas has trees and the Fourth has hot dogs, why not create some traditions for Earth Day? Instead of heading to […]

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Revamp Your Spring Cleaning With Homemade Alternatives

February 16, 2020

After a stuffy, cold winter, spring cleaning is the breath of fresh air that you and your entire house needs. This year, stay away from harsh chemicals and use cleaning products and methods that are safe for your family and eco-friendly. Here are 4 spring cleaning tips that can give […]

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Proactively Cut Energy Costs to Prepare for the Winter Season

December 20, 2019

The harsher winter months are quickly approaching and now is the best time to start preparing your home. Make your home more sustainable this winter to make efficient use of resources and energy, while limiting your impact on the environment. Making your home more sustainable ensures and promotes better quality […]

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Transform Your Backyard Into a Thriving Greenhouse

September 3, 2019

Every gardener dreams about owning a backyard greenhouse, to provide the perfect environment for their plants, flowers and growing vegetables. A greenhouse also allows you to get a head start on spring planting and to extend the growing season well into the fall. Unfortunately, traditional greenhouses can be quite expensive […]

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eco-friendly summer date

5 Outdoor Date Ideas for Your Summer Break

July 24, 2019

Relationships involve a lot of decision making. Deciding where to eat, which movie to watch, and what plans to make for the weekend can get overwhelming. To make the process a little easier, here are some fun and environmentally conscious date ideas to try with your partner. Because what’s better than […]

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