Going Green

My “green” journey really began when I became a mother. I wanted what was best for my family. It is important to me to teach my kids to have a healthy approach to living and that it is not just about your body, but about the Earth, the environment, and the impact our daily decisions have on future generations.
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Our Aerogarden

Here are some ways we have gone green and we do them as much as we can and as our budget allows us:

* Buying as much organic food as possible
* Switching toxic cleaning products to more Eco-friendly products. We use Green Works and Seventh Generation products. I also got some great ideas from www.thenewhomemaker.com
* Recycling everything we can.
* We started replacing appliances with EnergyStar appliances.
* We bought organic baby food for Jaydon and I made homemade organic baby food for Lily. Earths BestWas one of my favorite brands of baby food.
* We tossed the sandwich bags and now we use re-usable Tupperware containers for the kids lunches.
* We used biodegradable diapers a lot with Lily. www.gdiapers.com
* We use the re-usable totes for shopping.
* We buy from our local farmers market.
Veggies at a Farmers' Market in Venice Pictures, Images and Photos

Some more things that I would like to do:

* Expand my herb garden
* To have a vegetable garden
* Start composting

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