Great Green Ideas…Earth Friendly Thinking

One of the Best Olive Oil Discussions

October 14, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Health and Beauty

It is great to have a lively discussion about Olive Oil. It costs enough that you’d really like to get something nice and Healthy. Take a look at this link it is a thoughtful review of Trader Joe’s Oils and the discussions are worth reading.

“Green” Your Commute

October 14, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Bike riding, Health and Beauty

When you choose “greener” commuting options such as walking, cycling, public transportation or car pooling, you reduce our consumption of natural resources, and could even reduce your stress level and save money. In fact, according to the American Public Transportation Association, households that use public transportation save more than $8,000 per year. Top tips for [...]

Fishing made Dale a Community Champion

October 14, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Uncategorized

Inspired by a donation from his wife’s grandfather, Dale Ortmann began collecting, repairing, and giving away fishing rods to children in March 2013. Now Ortmann has introduced more than 350 children to fishing the Allegheny River in and around Armstrong County in Pennsylvania. And his efforts are drawing national attention. Ortmann collects and refurbishes old [...]

Drop, Cover, Hold On – Earthquake Drill 10-16

October 09, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Discover earth, Events, Global Understanding

Coming to a building near you, or perhaps the buidling YOU work in!  On Thursday, October 16, at 10:16AM, millions of people worldwide will participate in the 2014 Great California ShakeOut where they will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On”.  The intent of the ShakeOut is to give everyone a chance to practice earthquake response, how to [...]

Coconut Oil, a Superfood

September 26, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Essential Oils, Food

 What an AMAZING food, culinary treat, so very Wonderful – from Nutiva. ‘Coconut is one of the world’s most nourishing superfoods. This creamy taste of the tropics is great for sautéing and baking, enhancing your favorite recipes, and body care. Our virgin coconut oil is cold-pressed and never refined, deodorized or bleached! Savor its rich [...]

Jib Ellison, The CEO Whisperer

September 25, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Corporate Green, Discover earth, Energy Saving

THE CEO WHISPERER  … an excerpt from the book, Force of Nature by Business Book Summaries Authors: Humes, Edward By age 30, Jib Ellison achieved a reputation as one of the top river rafters in the world, and he built a network of current and former corporate chiefs who sought him to lead their company-sponsored river [...]

Force of Nature

September 25, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Books, Corporate Green, Toxic Products

Wal-Mart has embarked upon an unprecedented green makeover. The company’s move reflects the simple yet compelling philosophy that the most sustainable, clean, energy-efficient, and waste-free company will beat its competitors every time. Wal-Mart dispelled the long-held belief that going green kills jobs and profits, as it has been able to boost its bottom line even [...]

The Most Natural Organic Pool You Can Build Yourself

September 02, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Global Understanding, Toxic Products

The Most Natural Organic Pool You Can Build Yourself There are many reasons to avoid chlorinated pools, most of all due to your health and the environment. Natural Pools allow nature to provide hygienic water for swimming. The vibrant ecology of plants and animals condition the water so there is no need for any chemical [...]

A Baby Wombat with a Bright Future

September 02, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Global Understanding

Kinglake Ranger Kim Hunter’s passion is caring for orphaned native animals and birds. And who wouldn’t love this baby wombat? Its mother was hit and killed by a car and it weighed just 300 grams when she rescued it. Spring is a particularly busy time, with mothers foraging to feed themselves and their young babies. [...]

Superfood your summer with Nutiva

August 06, 2014 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Food, Health and Beauty

Nothing says summer like a refreshing glass of iced tea. Kick the traditional beverage up a notch with recipes from superfoods brand,Nutiva, and Numi Organic Tea. They’ve combined both Nutiva’s Organic Black and White chia seeds with Numi’s Organic Tea blends for a treat that’s both nutritious and satisfying. Chia seeds are a rich source of [...]