Product of the Week – Mountain Dog’s Eco-Friendly Dog Leash

Mountain Dog is an environmentally responsible company making incredibly strong dog leashes from re-purposed climbing rope. Why climbing rope? Well, climbing rope is stronger, more durable and more comfortable than any other leash material on the market today, like leather or nylon. It absorbs shock when your pooch is out of control. And will never… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Check the Temperature in Your Fridge and Freezer

It’s good to occasionally check the temperature of your refrigerator and freezer. You want to make sure it’s set according to the manufacturer’s manual, so you don’t waste extra energy. In general the EPA recommends keeping refrigerators at 37 degrees Fahrenheit and freezers at 3 degrees Fahrenheit. Anything colder is probably overkill, and just a… Read More »

Coffee vs. Tea

Move over Coffee there’s a new sheriff in town and his name is Tea. Did you know… Some black teas have just as much caffeine as coffee does. Plus, growing tea is much greener then growing coffee. Producing one cup of coffee requires almost 300 gallons of water, while the same amount of tea requires… Read More »

Product of the Week – Big Dipper Wax Works

Big Dipper Wax Works is a little eco-friendly factory making really incredible candles from 100% beeswax. They are located in Seattle, Washington and have a huge selection of hand crafted candles including tapers, pillars, votives, tea lights, tins, sculpted and even floating candles. Big Dipper is also committed to living local. Even saying “living locally… Read More »