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Simple Thanksgiving Dinner

My five year old's Montessori class held its annual Thanksgiving celebration feast this morning. I signed up to bring the turkey, stuffing, gravy and vegetables. Did I start cooking yesterday? No. I started cooking at 6:15am and delivered everything to the school by 10am. No sweat.



Preparing Thanksgiving dinner does not need to be stressful. I've outlined, below, a simple menu that can be thrown together very easily in a matter of a few hours.



The Perfect… Continue

Added by EcoMeg on November 21, 2009 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Recycling 201: Yard Sales

I love yard sales. It's an important and fun part of the recycling chain. The process of preparing for a yard sale is a great way to keep your home tidy, organized and efficient. It requires sifting through your possessions to see what… Continue

Added by EcoMeg on November 16, 2009 at 10:40pm — No Comments

25 Great Green Ideas

There are so many great things I'd love to do to make my home greener. For a variety of reasons, I haven't done them all yet, but they remain on my list and I hope to get to them eventually.



Here are 25 Green Ideas you might also consider:

  1. Composting - this is the next thing I'll do. A composter tumbler is a must for easy composting.…
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Added by EcoMeg on October 30, 2009 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

"We Will Miss You Juan" - How Do You Talk To A Child About Death?

by: EcoMeg



Yesterday, as I drove to pick up my five-year-old from school, I saw a large electronic sign that had been parked by the side of the road to his school - the kind of sign the city uses to announce road work. It read, "WE WILL MISS YOU JUAN." I wondered who Juan might be and why the city was using its resources to post a message like that. Maybe someone special in the public works department?



On the return trip… Continue

Added by EcoMeg on September 3, 2009 at 5:18pm — No Comments

The Beauty of A Freezer - And An Apology to My Mother-in-Law

Just after college, I moved to New York City. I earned next to nothing and shared a studio apartment with another girl. Many weeks, I had to decide between dry cleaning my clothes or eating. So, I learned how to hand wash many dry-clean-only garments. I grew up a lot in those first few years - I think everyone should live in NYC for a few years when they are young adults. But I digress...



Our kitchen was the size of a closet, and I used to scowl at the waste of space that was our… Continue

Added by EcoMeg on August 3, 2009 at 10:31pm — No Comments

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