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Last-Minute Halloween Costumes (7 Fun Ones)

Halloween is just around the corner (seriously, it surprised the heck out of me). And a lot of folks are probably going to be celebrating this weekend with Halloween parties across the world. But do you have something to wear yet? No worries, if you don’t, here are some last-minute Halloween costumes for you. 1. […]

October 28th

Having an Eco-friendly Halloween Party

Is it really possible to throw the best Halloween party on the block and still be environmentally responsible? The answer is yes — it is not only possible; it is relatively easy. The following ideas may help to stimulate the necessary creativity to make your Halloween festivities a howling eco-friendly success, rather than an example of wasteful spending:

October 1st

This Valentine's Day, Green is the New Red

(Crossposted from our sister site, Red Green and Blue) Show her your love is sustainable… because on Valentine’s Day you care enough to say “I love you” in a way that also says you love our planet (and you want to make it a better place for our children). This is the biggest shopping day […]

February 14th

Last-Minute Gifts (Environmentally Friendly or Environmentally Helpful Gifts)

If you haven’t noticed, I haven’t covered Christmas that much yet. Just a post on a few green gift ideas (well, really, it was one idea but options from a few organizations) and a post on Climate Counts’ Striding Shoppers campaign. I have to say, I’ve been avoiding Christmas a little bit this year… largely […]

December 20th

Halloween Costumes for Greenies [PHOTOS]

Halloween is coming up,  and if you haven’t decided on a costume yet, it’s probably a good time to start thinking about one. I wrote about 10 ways to green your Halloween recently on the Fun Times Guide to Living Green and 4 of the tips focused on costumes. I thought those would be worth […]

October 25th

All-Inclusive Christmas, Holiday, or Whatever Works, Greeting

At a time in history that is so fraught with emotional, environmental and overall psychological stress, it only seems proper to wish everyone who reads this column the very best during these days of celebration. My wife’s oldest son, Dave Mason, sent this greeting, in hopes of covering all the ideological and generational bases in […]

December 21st