Category Archives: Eco-Friendly

How to live with a smaller eco footprint

When is Compost Finished, and What to Do With It?

If you are reading this, you are connecting to the older website. Please join us at http://www.middlewaymom.com and update your feeds.  We’ve been talking a lot about compost and how to take care of it… but what’s the point? What’s … Continue reading

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Composting: What About When…

The biggest set back with people composting is the fear that it’ll turn gross. Yes, there’s the possibility it can get gross, but if you have a decent mix (roughly 3 browns to 1 greens… see last week’s post for … Continue reading

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What Can Be Composted?

So now that we know that we want to compost, and we know what type of compost bin we will use… what do we fill it up with? The general rule of thumb is, if it rots, you can put … Continue reading

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Compost Bins – What Works for You?

I was going to make a post today about different types of compost bins, but hey, other people have done that already. What I can offer you is why you may choose one over the other! First, let’s start with … Continue reading

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Composting Basics: 3 Reasons to Start a Compost

So, it’s the new year and many people make lofty goals including weight loss, being more patient, and living a greener life. While winter is not the time most people think of to get started on their compost, I think … Continue reading

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Big Home or Green Home?

Do you have to live in a tiny house to live an eco friendly lifestyle? I suppose not, but it obviously helps a bit! One of my favorite blogs about living green is The Zero Waste Home. This family moved … Continue reading

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Green Household Cleaners

Have you tried an eco-friendly household cleaner and been disappointed? I know I have. So many people have just taken a few steps over at the local supermarket and bought a “green” cleaning agent only to be disappointed when it … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Your Cloth Diapers

Your bundle of joy (or too cute toddler) is absolutely adorable in their cloth diapers, but how do you keep those cloth diapers cute? A very wise thing I read once on Diaper Swappers was something along the lines of, … Continue reading

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Cloth Diaper Stash: How Big?

So how many cloth diapers do you need? Obviously, you need enough to not have to wash them twice a day, but you don’t want to overspend on diapers you’ll barely ever use. A good rule of thumb is you … Continue reading

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Where to Spend Money to Catch Poop!

Now that you’re all excited about these ultra cute diapers we discussed last week, we have to know where to get them! If you forgot about how adorable cloth diapers are, here’s a reminder – So where do we buy … Continue reading

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