10 Easy to Grow Herbs

I don’t have a green thumb, in fact. Many a plant has fallen at my hands over the years, but recently I’ve discovered that there is something that I can actually keep alive—fresh herbs! There’s nothing better than adding a fresh basil leaf to your pasta or sprinkling some hand-picked cilantro on your tacos. If you’re a brown thumb like me, consider planting one of these 10 easy-to-grow herbs. Read the entire post on the SCJohnson.com blog: 10 Easy to {Read More}

Recycling While Vacationing in a Foreign Country

Dedicated recyclers don’t skip out on their environmental duties just because they are traveling in a foreign country. We all share the same Earth, so recycling efforts while in Mexico, France or Thailand are just as important as what you do to recycle at home. Here are some tips to help you reduce your footprint when you are abroad. Read the entire post on the SCJohnson.com blog: Recycling While Vacationing in a Foreign Country Note: I receive compensation from SCJ {Read More}

How to Green Your Commute

April 1st may be best known as April Fool’s Day, but it is also National Walk to Work Day in the United States. Instead of setting aside a single day for walking to work, why not dedicate the entire month of April to this and other earth and body-friendly commuting activities? Walking to work is not only good for you, but for our environment as less carbon-emitting vehicles hit the road. Unfortunately, not everyone lives in a truly walkable community, {Read More}

Easy Outdoors Spring Break Adventures

Get outdoors this spring break and spend your days enjoying all that Mother Nature has to offer. The beauty of outdoor spring break adventures is that they are easy to plan and often come with a low price tag. Read the entire post on the SCJohnson.com blog: Easy Outdoors Spring Break Adventures Note: I receive compensation from SCJ for my blog posts however my statements are truthful and based on my personal experiences.

4 Must-Have Apps for the Bargain Traveler

I love to travel, but I don’t always enjoy budgeting for it! Vacations can be very expensive, but if you put a little effort into saving money you can plan an amazing vacation for pennies on the dollar. One of the beauties of smartphones is the bevy of apps available, including several must-haves for the bargain traveler. Read the entire post on the SCJohnson.com blog: 4 Must-Have Apps for the Bargain Traveler Note: I receive compensation from SCJ for my {Read More}

St. Patrick’s Day Green Smoothie Recipe

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a refreshing green smoothie that even picky eaters will love. The secret to this kid-friendly smoothie is the banana. Bananas have a strong flavor that easily overpowers the taste of the greens. If your kids aren’t too sure about drinking a green-colored smoothie, you can remind them that it is the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. To make it even more enticing to finicky kids, add festive green sprinkles to the top before {Read More}

10 Easy Brain-Boosting Snack Ideas for Studying

It’s 3:30 pm and your tween is hungry, with an hour of homework ahead of him or her. What do you do? Fuel their brain, of course! It’s too early for dinner, but unless you answer their growling tummy, they won’t be able to focus on homework. If you’re not sure what to offer, try one of these 10 easy brain boosting snack ideas for studying. Read the entire post on the SCJohnson.com blog: 10 Easy Brain-Boosting Snack Ideas for {Read More}