Starting to Conserve

Starting to Conserve

Over the past several months, I have been prompted to think more about conservation, stewardship, reusing, recyclying, saving, etc., and I have to admit, I feel a bit overwhelmed. There are so many statistics from so many sources. And the problem can just seem...
Starting to Conserve

58 degrees

Though I didn’t want to turn the furnace on until November, the 30 degree nights and 40 degree days have caused me to cave in. However, as a compromise, I’m keeping the thermostat set firmly at 58 degrees (aka “the battle against cold air”)....
Starting to Conserve

Thoughts on Plastic

What did we ever do without plastic? Glance around my kitchen and you’d probably think I’d starve without plastic. I have plastic cups, plastic plates, plastic bowls, plastic bags. My flour, sugar, and salt come directly out of their cardboard and paper...