07Jul/16

Public Speaking: Los Angeles Green Festival

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be presenting at the Los Angeles Green Festival. I’m doing two 3-hour-long workshops (one on Saturday and one on Sunday) based on my blog posts “TheRead More…

24Jun/16

Video: Purposeful Minimalism

I am not as far along as these folks, but I do practice my own form of minimalism because I do find that it keeps me organized and allows my brain toRead More…

16May/16

Making Life Easier: Laundry Hacks

Laundry is the bane of most families experience. Here are some great ideas to make it easier and non-toxic. My fantasy is a laundry room as big as my kitchen to CONTAINRead More…

13May/16

Los Angeles Pay Attention

Why every city in California doesn’t have one of these is beyond me. http://inhabitat.com/could-this-solar-powered-bike-lane-in-korea-inspire-other-countries-to-add-one/ Be sure to “FOLLOW” my blog with the links at the bottom of the page (mobile) or onRead More…

11May/16

California Landscaping New Resource

Great new resource for those in California looking to garden with natives! Thanks Lindsey for the tip! http://news.berkeley.edu/2016/05/09/calscape-website-helps-californians-bring-back-native-plants/

04May/16

Rent Our Roofs for Solar

This is an idea I first raised to then-CEO of LADWP David Nahai over 10-years ago. I’m so happy to see that it’s finally being discussed seriously.  http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2016/04/california-utilities-could-pay-homeowners-to-host-solar.html

20Apr/16

Edible Utensils

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15Apr/16

Kid’s Movie: All The Way to the Ocean

Back when I owned a store I had the distinct pleasure of working with Joel Harper number of times while promoting his wonderful book called All The Way to the Ocean  whichRead More…

11Apr/16

7 Reasons to Hate Solar Power

This article puts things in perspective (lol).  http://heliopower.com/2016/04/01/top-7-reasons-hate-solar/ Here’s my new blog article on why solar power is something you NEED to investigate.  http://emberliving.com/2016/03/30/solar-harvest/ Be sure to “FOLLOW” my blog with theRead More…

30Mar/16

Solar Harvest

Exciting update! We produced 171% of our daily use yesterday. Can’t wait for summer!    I’m SO excited because we finally got solar panels, and it’s PERFECT timing because it means thatRead More…