Blog Posts - Green Living



6 Best Paint Colors to Get You Those Moody Vibes

For a good long while now, white has been pushing it’s way into every nook and cranny of our homes. White walls, white linens, white cabinets, white floors, white and clean and bright everywhere. But recently we’ve been seeing some colors...
by Home decoration on Feb 17, 2016

Frugal Fitness for Emergencies

What would you do if you lost your job? Do you have enough savings? Where would you cut back? What if you were out of work because you were recovering from surgery or an illness? What if you went through a divorce and the lawyer fees were astronomica...
by Savvy Brown on Feb 6, 2016

Nature Astounds, Go Immerse Yourself In It

There is a lot of hate, darkness, negativity in our world. It can feel as though there is a constant looming threat of environmental havoc, societal doom, or personal pain around every corner, in every headline. Sometimes we get the … Continue...
by Almost All The Truth on Feb 1, 2016

February is No Buy Month at Savvy Brown

No Buy Month is an annual event here at Savvy Brown. It’s sort of a reset button for your finances, another chance to gain control and a truth serum for spending. What is No buy Month? In a nutshell, for the entire month of February you put yoursel...
by Savvy Brown on Jan 30, 2016

Home Decor: 3 Ways to Use Old Wooden Crates

In your home decor do you have any crates laying around that you want to get rid of? Well, better think again! Sturdy crates can make some wonderful decoration for your home or provide brilliant storage solutions. Here are 3 ideas on how to re-purpo...
by Stagetecture on Jan 29, 2016

Homemade Candles for your Natural Home

Hi everyone, I am Anima from This Design Journal. I am thrilled to be part of Ursula’s Creative Team and I am so excited to bring you lots of simple creative ideas to make your home a thoughtful and welcoming space. We are making our own candle tha...
by Home Made by Carmona on Jan 28, 2016

Why My Hot Water Bottle Is My New Favorite Thing

My absolute favorite new thing is actually rather old fashioned. It has to do with a hot water bottle that I forgot that I had that I found a few weeks ago when I was cleaning up. Basically, since the temperature has dropped, this is what I do every...
by Savvy Brown on Jan 20, 2016

Right Time for Integrity and Justice!

It's been a long time since I've written here. That doesn't mean I've stopped working to "be the change," for environmental and social justice. Right Time for Integrity and Justice! is a post from: Almost All The Truth...
by Almost All The Truth on Jan 18, 2016

Why I Ditched My Brita Water Pitcher for a Kishu Charcoal Stick (A Review)

My biggest issue with purified water pitchers like Brita and Pur is that although they are made of BPA-free plastic, they don’t make it easy for you to recycle the filters, therefore most consumers just throw them out in the regular trash, which co...
by Savvy Brown on Jan 10, 2016

New Years Resolution: Simplify Everything

If you saw my New Year’s Day Post, then you’ll know that one of my goals is to live simply. The purpose of this change of lifestyle is to make my day-to-day tasks easier to accomplish in order to allow me to become more efficient, healthy and hop...
by Savvy Brown on Jan 4, 2016

SAVING MOTHER EARTH: Earthships provide the ultimate in sustainable living

I think the first time I stumbled across the concept of Earthships was in my Facebook feed, and I was immediately intrigued. I spend a […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Jan 2, 2016

Do More with Less – Ways to a Greener Holiday

The holiday season has long been considered the happiest time of the year. There are gifts, parties, friends and wonderful food that truly encompass the holiday season. While there is plenty of joy during the period, there is also a lot of waste and...
by My Green Living Ideas on Dec 20, 2015

DUMPSTER DIVING: or, living off of the follies of consumer culture

If you’ve ever walked behind a mall or restaurant at the end of the day, you may have noticed that a ton of garbage gets […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 9, 2015

How to Create a Modern Natural Living Room Design

How to Create a Modern Natural Living Room Design The house is a modern design but still one with nature is a coveted thing. Especially for those who live in urban areas with limited space. To create beautiful and natural permanent homes, many ways y...
by 4 Home Interior on Nov 22, 2015

14 Ways to Save Money In Your Home

If your washing machine has a setting for the amount of clothing you're washing, choose a low setting—you'll use less water and your clothes will get just as clean. Dial it down. Moving your thermostat down just 2 degrees in winter and...

11 Ways to Reduce and Recycle

  The U.S. uses 100 billion plastic bags annually, consuming about 12 million barrels of oil. Less than 1% of plastic bags are ever recycled. Reusable bags can help reduce the number of plastic bags you use. According to U.S. EPA, about 40%...

Embracing Change: The Eco - Green Fashion Revolution

       “Learn How Eco - Green Fashion Is Taking the World by Storm”                         ...

Dasani PlantBottle Packaging is Making a Difference

This post is sponsored by Dasani & The Coca-Cola Company. I try to be green. I really do. But like Kermit the Frog says, “It’s not easy being green!” At least not when you grew up the way I did. You see, my parents were raised during the Gr...
by Creative Cynchronicity on Nov 13, 2015

10 Amazing Things Apple Cider Vinegar Can do for you

      Apple cider vinegar is just one of those things you can’t talk enough about. There are numerous grocery items that have multiple purposes and apple cider vinegar is one of those items. Made from fermented apple juice,...

10 Green Products to Buy If You Don’t DIY: Home Edition

Savvy Brown - One woman's journey to a cleaner, healthier life...on a budget. I am a fan of making my own cleaning products because I feel it’s cheaper and cleaner for me to do so. I’ve also been doing it long enough that it doesn’t take m...
by Savvy Brown on Oct 30, 2015


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