It’s the beginning of Spring and in Florida, that means the white denim makes its way from the back of my closet to the forefront and become a staple in my daily attire. I love white clothes—white shorts, white denim jackets, white tees, white slides, and my favorite…my white denim jeggings! I love them so much that I have two of the same pair so I can wear the heck out of them all spring and summer. The only problem is that I also have a 3, almost four-year-old boy, who’s a bit of a piggy. Between park visits and crumby hands they almost always get a stain on them which makes wearing between washes very rare. I recently discovered this amazingly [Read more…]
This weekend is Earth Day! I’m always excited about Earth Day because it brings out everyone’s inner Lorax! I wish that every day was Earth Day (my friends used to call me the Lorax in high school). The fact is that keeping our earth healthy by living a green lifestyle, no matter how small or large scale, is important.
Last year, we went to an Earth Day Festival in Tampa and we got to see how local communities are really trying to improve their environmental impact. It’s inspiring because it shows how individuals working together towards a common goal can make a difference. Even if it’s just doing something simply at home, we’re all working towards the goal of minimizing our environmental footprint.
Everyone likes to save money, right? What if I told you, you can save money by saving energy? There are so many things we can do to save energy in our homes that actually translates into money savings!
This past Earth Day, we here at From Under a Palm Tree attended a local Eco-Fest. We were able to meet with all kinds of organizations and vendors, with the intent to live more sustainable lives. In the second of a 4-part series, I want to share some of the energy-saving, money-saving tips we learned from Eco-Fest!