>> Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Check out my latest post at the Green Phone Booth: Overcoming Green Envy.
But after a few months of reading, I began to feel a new, uncomfortable feeling: green envy. Those bloggers seemed to have all the latest green technologies and toys. Their houses were decorated with beautiful sustainable materials. They wore eco-friendly clothing and drove energy efficient cars. Their children played with handmade toys made from natural materials, and they would have never let their babies drink from a plastic bottle.
I began to feel like an olive green gal blogging in a crayon box filled with forest greens. I can't afford all that stuff - green or not! And if I'm not buying all those "green" products, does that make me less green? Read more...
And other items of interest:
:: Eilleen at the Simple-Green-Frugal Co-op gives some amazing tips for reconstructing clothing. I really need a sewing machine...
:: Maya*made has examples of how to use flowers and pods for stamping fabric and material. Love it!
:: Green Bean at The Green Phone Booth has the most beautiful frontyard edible garden I've ever seen.
:: EcoYogini overshares about her use of the pill, but it was very interesting so I'm glad she did.
:: The New American Dream takes a historical look at the clothesline and invites you to post a picture of your clothesline on their Facebook page. Does my indoor clothesline count?
:: Greening Families provides information on how to turn your backyard into a wildlife habitat - and then get your yard certified with the National Wildlife Federation.