I had the amazing opportunity to go on safari into both the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti a few weeks back. It was truly beyond expectations and I was filled with awe nearly 24/7 for four, precious days. Here is my photo-journal. The Ngorongoro Crater was nothing that I was expecting. It is a huge… Continue reading On Safari
Category: Caring for Our World
I currently teach fifth grade humanities. What this means is that the subjects that are covered are numerous, they overlap, they collide, and they require students to ponder and question. They examine global history from the 1400's to 1865, and learn to write, read and understand nuances of language. They also take part in a… Continue reading Impact Project
Anti-Plastic: Compostable Sandwich Bags
Are you anti-plastic? Me too! But my snacks needed support. While I have found alternatives (etee wraps are great), sometimes you just want to have a little zipper-bag to make life easy. Scouring the plastic bag aisle for something un-plastic one day, what did my eyes behold? BioBag! Eureka - a compostable bag at the… Continue reading Anti-Plastic: Compostable Sandwich Bags
Pretty Litter for Cats
Are you tired of lugging heavy litter in from the store? Sick of dumping clumps of clay into your garbage? Cat litter does not have to be this awful. Thank goodness for Pretty Litter. This company has found an earth positive solution to the monthly (if not weekly) dreaded cleaning and replacing of our furry… Continue reading Pretty Litter for Cats
Compostable Cell Phone Covers!
While working to open my eyes to all the plastic in my life, I noticed that my cell phone was wrapped snuggly in a cover of teal blue plastic. Ugh. But I am thrilled to say I have an alternative that is seriously cool! Never heard of compostable cell phone cover? Pela Case to the… Continue reading Compostable Cell Phone Covers!
Toothpowder to the Rescue
I am loving toothpowder as a new way to scrub my teeth. They not only feel super smooth afterwards, but the taste in my mouth is minty fresh! Company: The Dirt is a woman-owned company that cares about ridding our morning routines from toxins and plastic. A US based company that is focused on keeping… Continue reading Toothpowder to the Rescue