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Freeze your fruit

I’ve been a vegan for a few years now, but it wasn’t until just a few weeks ago that I really started playing around with making nice cream. You’ve heard of nice cream, right? It’s a magical, healthy and indulgent dessert that’s made of fruit. The base is banana, then …

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Volunteer...

Despite the fact that we’re in the midst of the Covid-19 lockdown, many places could use your volunteer help now…

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Nashville...

My friend Laurie had a film accepted into the Defy Film Festival in Nashville, TN and asked me and Stella…

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    Green City Market is closed on 3/14

    But, on March 21, they will be offering a gardening workshop with Jeanne Nolan, founder of the edible business The Organic Gardener and author of the book From the Ground Up. I’ve mostly given up on having a garden in my backyard thanks to all the squirrels and cats, but …

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    Happening this weekend

    I wanted to point out that the Oak Park based One Earth Film Festival is having it’s 4th annual event this weekend in the Chicago area. The festival showcases films and discussions around climate change, sustainability, and the power of human involvement. After the screenings audiences can participate in interactive …

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    Secondhand Sustainability

    I mentioned my air conditioner search to a few people while I was in the midst of hunting one down. Whenever I brought up that I was looking on craigslist I could literally see people taken aback by it. “Why would someone be getting rid of an air conditioner?” was …

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    Turmoil in Da House

    There has been a lot going on at home lately. It started off innocently enough. I started perusing craigslist just typing in things like “bed frame” or “air conditoner” or “coffee table”. Not really realizing the wheels that would be set into motion because of these innocuous actions. 1st we …

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    Jigsaw

    The other day I bought a jigsaw for under $30 at Sears. I wasn’t sure if it was something I needed but after reading some fantastic reviews about it here I decided to give it a try, thinking I could use it to cut some moulding that I want to …