Green Living

Apple Picking in New England

By cabesh

There are few things more quintessential New England than apple picking. Apple picking in New England isn't about picking your own to save money, it's about the experience. Translation:  Yo... Read More

Wild in Peabody – Home Gardening in Massachusetts

By Laurie Grant

If you happen to be in Peabody and want to see a sight that is truly wild and free stop by our WILD vegetable garden.  It is an attraction not to be missed.  There is no admission fee, at this time, although we might ask you to pull a few weeds. [caption id="attachment_1656" align="aligncenter"... Read More

Traveling by Train

By cabesh

My husband takes the train from Boston to Manhattan frequently, but I had never done so until last week. When I was making my travel plans for BlogHer 12 I looked at the cost and c... Read More

Early Pregnancy Checklist

By Anastasia B

If this is your first time being pregnant, chances are you’re not quite sure where to start. There are a few important things to take care of in early pregnancy. From revisiting your diet that directly affects the fetus, to finding the care that’s right for you. Here are some things you shou... Read More

Boston Earth Day Events

By Anastasia B

This coming week don’t miss out on the abundance of Boston Earth Day events that your kids will love. It will teach you and them a thing or two about reusing, recycling, minimizing waste, and healthy living. Here are some great Earth Day (and week) events you don’t want to miss! Earth Day P... Read More

Healthy Snacks

By Anastasia B

I know I am not the only mom that feels like snacks are all the kids really want. While in my experience less snacks also means cleaner plates at dinner time, a day doesn’t go by without eating a snack of some sort. In our house we only stock healthy snacks, believe me when I say you do not mi... Read More

Organic Baby Clothes: Spring

By Anastasia B

Ah, sun. How I missed thee this solemn winter! Thankfully we can now think about spring baby clothing for our little infants and tots. Even better if it is Eco friendly spring baby clothing, made from sustainable materials such as bamboo or organic cotton. We love these finds that just scream sp... Read More

Etsy Easter in Boston

By Anastasia B

I am all for shopping local and supporting local artisans and crafters. Did you know you can shop local on Etsy? This really neat feature lets you find crafty people near you. If you are in the Boston area and you celebrate Easter, you should check these Etsy Easter finds for Bostonians. A lot o... Read More

Boston Wild and Scenic Film Festival and EcoFest

By Anastasia B

Bostonians!  There is a fun event happening this March 31st! The Wild and Scenic Film Festival sponsored by 'e' inc. will take place at the Atlantic Wharf's Waterfront Square (290 Congress Street). The EcoFest activities are free and the admission to all films is just $5. It's great if y... Read More

Planting a Spring Garden

By Anastasia B

I do not particularly have a green thumb, nor do I have any land to plant on. I am interested in container gardening though. Interested is the key word there! I don’t know when I’ll actually get around to realizing my dreams of growing our own veggies, but until then a girl can dream, righ... Read More