17 Tips to Shop for Organic Foods on a Budget

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Good news! You can eat healthier, save money, and lose weight, all at the same time! Transitioning to a healthy, nearly all-organic, whole foods diet is a major factor in how I lost my last hard to lose 10 pounds 10 years ago. In fact, green living is the way I’ve been able to keep […]

Greener By The Minute: Easy Ways To Go Green on Thanksgiving

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The holiday season is officially in full-swing, and Thanksgiving marks the beginning of big family dinners, extensive gift shopping and elaborate decorations. But the season isn’t all turkey, stuffing and pie. According to RecycleWorks, from Thanksgiving to New Years Day, household waste increases by more than 25 percent. So, start off your holiday season on […]

Greener By The Minute: 10 Ways Kids Can Live Green

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1.) Ask mom for green school supplies. Going back to school and going green can go hand in hand! Kids can get green school supplies that will make a difference at prices that will make mom happy. Your green school supplies also provide an opportunity to share your thoughts on the environment with other students […]

Greener Health: What Exactly Is Organic Living?

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Organic Living: More Than Organic Produce. As more of us are learning the benefits of buying organic foods not only for ourselves but for the environment we are beginning to look at other ways we can bring more organics into our life. Every time something can be grown organically is a win for the environment, […]

Greener By The Minute: Eco-Friendly Alternatives You’ve Never Thought Of

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A Green Ending Green funerals don’t just mean a woodland burial. Very few people actually know about the green alternatives to steel or hardwood coffins. May private funeral homes present green alternatives to traditional coffins, including wicker caskets and shrouds. Currently, 89 percent of coffins sold are made of chipboard that is manufactured using formaldehyde. […]

Greener By The Minute: Stop Pesky Junk Mail Once And For All

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If you’re interested in living a more eco-friendly lifestyle, here’s something you can do that will help protect the environment and preserve your sanity: reduce the amount of junk mail you receive by 90 percent. According to information from sources such as the Center for a New American Dream (CNAD)–a Maryland-based nonprofit organization that helps […]

Greener By The Minute: The Possiblities Are Endless To “Go Green”!

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Have you ever wondered how to “go green” in different areas of your life? We’ve all heard the same few tips: reduce, reuse, recycle, bike to work, use “green” products, and so on. But have you ever thought about how to help out our Mother Earth in different rooms of your house, while dating, or […]

“What’s For Fitness Today?” Tip #22 – Celebrate Earth Day!

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April 22, 2011 Tip #22 Do you know when the first Earth Day was, who started it and why? Earth Day is a holiday that most of us probably just let slip by without learning much about it or doing anything special on April 22nd each year. We want to be IN YOUR FACE with […]

Greener By The Minute: Easiest Ways To Go Green

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Today we’re sharing with you the top 10 “idiot-proof eco tips” from our favorite environmentally conscious website, The Daily Green. These tips are great for those wanting to start being “greener” but aren’t really sure where to start! 1. No more idling: Stop idling your car’s engine and conserve your gas AND your vehicle. Idling […]

The Haven Garden Project Comes To life! We Invite You For A Fantastic Evening Of Wine Tasting And Community Building Friday May 14th

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Dear Friends of Askinyourface.com We need your help! There is a garden growing in Pontiac! On a half-acre patch of earth, where a lawn once grew, The Haven Garden Committee has initiated a diversified vegetable garden and edible forest garden to provide fresh produce to the HAVEN Community and their neighbors. Without this plentiful garden the […]