A Green Home Makeover (live smart)

“Home is the nicest word there is.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

Mr. GGC and I love our home; how it looks, how it feels and where it is located are all representative of who we are. As much as we love our home, we often dream of the day when we will move into our forever home. When we think of this place, we see: lots of land, an herb garden, a big eat-in kitchen, the best appliances, lots of windows to let in natural light…the list goes on and on. We want our next house to be comfortable, safe and eco-friendly. So what can we do in the meantime to give our current home a “green facelift”? Read on. Continue reading “A Green Home Makeover (live smart)”

App Review: Palm Oil Detector & Sustainable Palm Oil Shopping

Palm Oil Product Scanner App Reviews...Find the one that will work for you.

Hi all GGC followers! I hope your palm oil challenge is going as well as ours is. In an earlier post about grocery shopping I talked briefly about two apps I use while shopping to help me find palm oil friendly products. As promised, its time to review these apps. Right off the bat I do want to thank these app developers for taking the initiative to develop apps to helps us be more conscious consumers. I have no doubt that these apps were created on shoestring budgets and I applaud their efforts. That said there is still room for improvement on both apps. With that out of the way let’s get right to the reviews. First up is Palm Oil Detector. Continue reading “App Review: Palm Oil Detector & Sustainable Palm Oil Shopping”