It's April Fool's Day, but seriously.....I don't think anyone wants any surprises today, so let's talk about health, poop, and humor instead....
Take Action For Earth Day At The Bottom Of This Article Photo by Will Cornfield on Unsplash CS Sherin, April 22, 2019 Earth Day is today, yet Earth Day needs to be every day. Not one day can be found where we don't need the Earth. There isn't a day that we don't need clean, … Continue reading Earth Day Is Every Day
CS Sherin, March 5, 2019 Below is a mind map I created to illustrate some of the many connections and proccesses within sustainable living and a holistic approach, which you can find in Recipe For A Green Life. There could be lines connecting everything to everything else, but I thought that would look too cluttered. … Continue reading Recipe For A Green Life Mind Map
What really needs to happen in the next 10-12 years, starting now? What we need to do in order to survive the harsh consequences of worldwide consumerism, inhumane practices, and corporate abuse of power? The serious effects are clear: devastating levels of climate change due to the increase in global warming effects resulting in species collapse and natural disasters becoming more extreme.
CS Sherin, Oct 23, 2018, updated 3-27-2019 by CS Sherin October 23, 2018, updated 3.27.2019 Ten years ago, in 2008, an article was published outlining that insects are an absolute necessity to the survival of life on our planet. The article reported that: 17,000 species are now considered to be threatened with extinction and 869 … Continue reading Hope And Practical Action Against The Odds: The IPCC Report, 5 Irreplaceable Beings On This Planet, And Permaculture
Guest blogger, Charish Badzinski, gives us 5 easy steps to reduce our impact on the planet: "And the good news is, not all is lost. Every single one of us can take practical steps toward a more earth-friendly existence, by starting at home. Here are five easy steps you can take to reduce your impact on the planet..."
CS Sherin, August 6, 2018, updated 3-25-2019 Living in the Midwest, where weather has always been changeable (even before climate change), the summer always seems to go by way too fast. We savor the long days of sunlight, and make the most of it, to be sure. One of my personal priorities is to spend … Continue reading Enjoying Priceless Beauty At State Parks And Reflecting On The Need For Radical Positive Change
CS Sherin, April 27, 2018, updated 3-29-2019 This recipe keeps it simple, relatively healthy (for a cookie), and delicious. My daughter and I have been tweaking and playing with different peanut butter cookie recipes for a while now, and have finally figured out proportions that work with our health and sustainable living goals in mind, … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe (Dairy Free, Egg Free)
You want to contribute to protecting and creating healthier resources and ecosystems. You want to reduce your exposure to toxins, and learn how to reduce waste. But, where do you start? And, what is going to make the biggest difference?
Start with one recipe--something that is interesting and makes you feel excited. Give yourself room for mistakes. Allow yourself to have fun. Make sure that you pat yourself on the back for trying and promise yourself you won't