Grocery pick up = awesome. The plastic bags are not.

I love.love.love that I can order my groceries online and then pick them up four hours later. My secret trick is to schedule all my "pick ups" (Dillons, Wal-mart, Target and Sam's) within the same hour. I can shop at four different stores in 60 minutes - it's a win-win and a huge timesaver. But … Continue reading Grocery pick up = awesome. The plastic bags are not.

Bazaar Cattle Pens

Between the boys' soccer and my work, I travel the I-35 interstate between Wichita and Kansas City at least three times a month. About 15 miles south of Emporia is the Bazaar Cattle Crossing. I don't know what intrigues me about this area. A couple of years ago, the area was redone and received a … Continue reading Bazaar Cattle Pens

November 15: America Recycles Day

It amazes me how much paper my boys bring home from school. I know our teachers have no control over the number of worksheets and art projects our children are assigned to do. Every day I go through their papers and divide them into two stacks. For recycling now, and for continued use. Continued use? … Continue reading November 15: America Recycles Day

Water :: Blog Action Day 2010

Today is blog action day, a day when bloggers from around the world write about the same subject. This year's topic is water. There are a lot of different angles to write about with water. Clean drinking water. Efforts to keep rivers and lakes free of trash and debris. Your water footprint. I'm gong to … Continue reading Water :: Blog Action Day 2010

America Recycles Day

Did you know glass can be recycled an infinite number of times? Or that every three months, U.S  landfills have enough aluminum to rebuild our entire commercial air fleet? And that Americans throw away enough office paper to build a 12 foot high wall of paper from Seattle to NY? ~ National Recycling Coalition The … Continue reading America Recycles Day