Archive for the ‘Tips to Live Green’ Category


Make Monday Matter

We are all familiar with the Monday morning blues. I woke up this morning and said to myself “okay, here goes.” Then I took a deep breath and decided to make a different choice. How about Make Monday Matter? #MMM? So here are a few thoughts I’d like to share about how we could all […]

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Keep Stormwater Clean by Scooping the Poop!

Loved getting this announcement from my friend Beth Gorman from the Department of Environmental Quality about stormwater. Why? Because I was walking this morning and on a nature path was a HUGE load of dog poop plopped right down in the middle of the sidewalk. Yuck! It doesn’t matter where you live. Picking up pet […]

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Connecting Entrepreneurs with Local Food

Just a brief intro from Mrs. Green – I am an avid localist & support locally owned businesses in every way I possibly can.  Even though this blog contains information pertaining to an event in Tucson, the concept is global. I am proud to use our social media platforms to support events/movements like this one.  […]

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Time to take out “The Garbage”

Until a couple years ago, I had never given much thought to what was inside the pillow I slept on for too few hours a night. I was young(er) and all I was worried about was comfort. I never thought to question if it was healthy…or safe!

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BALLE Anyone?

  It is truly okay if you are wondering what the heck is BALLE and why you should care. Please just trust me and read on. You won’t be sorry. Two or three years ago I am not quite sure I knew what BALLE stood for and even now I have to look it up. It stands […]

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Plastic Pollution: Can We Win This One?

I know I have written about plastic pollution since the birth of Mrs. Green.  We all probably know everything I am going to write about but let’s face it – who among us can’t use some friendly reminders about the threat plastics are to our world – literally?  Thanks to my recent guest, Dianna Cohen, from […]

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Now’s the Perfect Time to Go Solar

On a national scale, solar energy is becoming an increasingly popular choice for homeowners and businesses. The environmental impact, long-term savings and sustainability all combine to make it an attractive alternative, as evidenced by the boom in the industry over the last six years.   via Modernize Solar Between 2008 and 2014, the market for solar […]

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Save Face: Eco-Friendly Skin Care

All of us take care to ensure that we are eating organically grown food free of harmful pesticides and chemicals every day. At home, we have switched to energy efficient appliances that utilize minimum energy and decrease our carbon footprint. To reduce fuel consumption and save the environment from toxic exhaust gases, we’ve started using […]

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Why Mrs. Green is Giving Away Her New Book

We really ARE giving away my new book, Your Mother Called (Mother Earth)…You’d Better Call Her Back to every person who becomes a Mrs. Green Sustainer at the $100 level or above. Please read on…

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Happy Green Year – Let’s Get Started!

Why not add one or two GREEN mini-resolutions to your New Year’s list this year? Much smaller in scale than many of the lofty goals we make and break year after year, these steps can add green cheer all year long to our environment, health and even our pocketbook. The very first step you can […]

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