From Chips to Granola: Our Families Journey to a Monthly Garbage Jar

During the month of March, our family of 4 reduced our waste to a single small mason jar. We invited our readers to join in our Green UP Challenge, whether that meant reducing their waste to a single jar or choosing a smaller Green UP goal, like only using reusable coffee mugs. Everyone participating was…

The Righteous Vegans

I felt that the Green UP challenge would not be complete without touching on  food. More specifically, I wanted to touch on Veganism and why a plant based diet is attractive for those that choose a greener lifestyle. I turned to two  amazing friends and asked them to write about their family adventure with food.…

Embracing each stage of life…

Embracing each stage of our daughters’ lives has been so important to the enjoyment of our outdoor family activities. Before they  could walk,  our hearts would swell as we watched them simply explore tiny rocks or dig in the sand. These little moments in the early days are wonderful BUT… the excitement that comes when…