Networx

Recent Green Living Articles


Photo: gracey/morgueFile

7 Special Touches that Make Your House a Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 29, 2014

Winter's coming … which means that you will most likely be spending a lot more time indoors. Now's the time to be insulating garage doors and checking your furnace and all that...


Photo: gailf548/flickr

What You MUST Know Before Bringing Plants Indoors

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 29, 2014

As the mercury drops, potted plants that thrived in your backyard or on the balcony all summer may begin to find the autumn weather too chilly for their taste. Many plants, notably...


Photo: tacomabibelot/flickr

Practical Ways to Green Your Home Sewing Hobby

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 28, 2014

Sewing is a fun and practical hobby that helps aficionados save money while getting exactly the fashion look that they want. If you are a "sewist," as they say, you can bring together...


Photo: s58y/flickr

Using the Awesome Power of the Rain

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 28, 2014

"Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day," goes the children's chant. Even as grownups, many of us dread having our plans disrupted or our clothes soaked by an unexpected shower....


Photo: Cat Winterfox/flickr

Eco-Friendly Ideas for Awesome Halloween Crafts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 25, 2014

Just like when watching a horror movie has you glued to the edge of your seat waiting for the next scream-worthy moment, the anticipation of a happily haunted evening is a big part...


Photo: Shashank Gupta/flickr

Simple Pleasures You Can’t Buy with Cash

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 24, 2014

Money. It’s a subject that is on everyone’s mind much of the time – how to get it, what to do with it, and how to manage if you don’t have enough of it. True,...


Photo: Steven Perez/flickr

Rent, Don’t Own, to Simplify Your Life

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 23, 2014

"The more you have the more you want" may be a truism but like most truisms, this simple sentence contains a grain of … well … truth. America has long been known as a...


Photo: oskay/flickr

11 Unusual Uses for an Old Cardboard Box

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 21, 2014

Somehow, you can't bring yourself to recycle them, or worse yet, to throw them away. They'll come in so handy some day if you decide to move to the other side of the state or put together...