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Your Home + Nike

You may be walking on your old sneakers with Nike’s New future foam

April 16 / 2014
Author David Siroty
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Category Going Green
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The Most Beautifully Manicured Lawns and Landscapes

I usually don’t pay too close attention to what goes into landscaping and maintaining a property–that’s usually my dad’s forté. I can however, appreciate the beautiful final product: a gorgeous, seemingly, endless patch of vibrant and healthy green grass trimmed to perfection. I also have learned to love the specific scent of a fresh cut [...]

Three Healthy Holiday Meal Cleanup Tips

I’ve wanted to ditch my cabinet full of toxic cleaning supplies forever and replace with green eco-friendly products.

November 29 / 2013

Kermit Was Wrong. It’s Easy Being Green…At Home.

When Kermit the Frog first sang his classic, “It’s Not Easy Being Green,” he probably never anticipated the “green” craze that would sweep the world decades later. Now it seems everybody wants to be green. And though it may not have the same meaning as the Muppets tune, being green has, in fact, become very easy. Well, at least at home it is.

November 25 / 2013

What’s the New Green?

In a conversation the other day, a group of us started talking about how the term ‘green’ is so dated. I never thought about it until that moment but had to agree that the term hasn’t evolved much. Inevitably, we all started brainstorming what new term should replace “green” but never found that perfect word or phrase.

November 15 / 2013

Cool Homes Made from Shipping Containers

This post is dedicated to highlighting some of the coolest shipping container homes we could find.

September 12 / 2013

Apps That Make Going Green Fun

By now many of us have eagerly (or not so eagerly) joined the “green” bandwagon. If you are like me then you’ve made changes to your daily routine, home, and lifestyle that could potentially have positive effects for our planet and our wallets. However, I have to be honest, going “green” isn’t always the easiest [...]

August 15 / 2013
Author Ariel Williams
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Why the Faucet in Your Home is Better Than Bottled Water

We support making the healthy choice of choosing water over other artificial thirst quenchers but there are so many great alternatives to choosing plastic bottles.

July 25 / 2013
Author Ariel Williams
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Category Going Green
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The Most Efficient Ways to Keep Your Home Cool

When it isn’t raining, it is scorching hot outside–ridiculous, we know! This summer, while it may be easy and cost free to keep our bodies cool, keeping our homes comfortable is a whole separate issue. It can be both exhausting and expensive. However, there are some tips and tricks you and your family can implement that might help beat the heat and an expensive bill.

Slideshow: Unique Energy Efficient Homes

One of the biggest trends to hit society has been energy conservancy or as the young people say, “going green.” While in the beginning the idea of going green seemed trivial, now there is no denying that being energy efficient is something we can benefit from. By being conscious of the environment we not only [...]

June 13 / 2013