Susan McGarvey

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The Gift That Shares

In our last 2 articles we talked about giving charitable and experiential gifts.  We love those ideas and think they should top everyone's gift giving list, but we also are realistic and know that there will be "stuff" to be given, too.  We all like getting something...

The Gift That Lasts A Lifetime

Stuff.  It's everywhere.  I talk about it on a regular basis with kids throughout the Peace Region.  In North America, where only 7% of the world's population lives, we use 1/3 of the "stuff" on the planet.  Owning that stuff also means we use 1/3 of the...

The Gift That Gives Back

It's here!  The most magical month of the year!  Whether you're 1 or 101, there's something about the month of December that just brings out the warm fuzzies...am I right? 

Maybe it's because December is a month of giving, and we all know it isn't...

Have a Holly Jolly Green Christmas!

Waking up this morning it was hard to believe that the last day of November was upon us. I don't know about you, but for me, 2016 has gone by in the blink of an eye! I swear just yesterday I was in the garden, with tons of little helpers, learning, planting, growing...and just like that...

NEAT Presents: Pro-D Days

It’s that time again, back to school time!  Now I know you just let out a huge sigh of relief…possibly even a giggle of joy…at the thought of your kiddo back in school.  I know I am certainly looking forward to it, back to school in our house means back to routine...

Drop the Lunchtime Waste

50 Shades of Green #39

written by Susan McGarvey

It’s that time of year again, folks!  The time when you hear cheers from parents all over town, it’s Back To School time!  Woot!  I don’t know about you,...

50 Shades of Green #32

Meatless Mondays

I know what you’re thinking.  I do.  You looked at the title and immediately began judging…Meatless Monday, Susan, have you lost your mind?  What does Meatless Monday have to do with the environment?  The answer isn...

50 Shades of Green #22

Red Cup, Blue Cup, Green Cup...Reusable Cup?

 

Hey, I get it.  Really, I do.  Coffee, that warm,steaming cup of pure golden bliss, I get it. I get the desire, need…even the addiction to that beautiful cup of caffeinated heaven. ...

50 Shades of Green #17

An Evening by Candlelight

Ahh…it’s February.  For us brave souls that live in the north, February is typically the month we all begin to wonder if winter will ever end.  It’s the month where the temperatures are unpredictable, snowfall...

Happy National Child Day

It’s here!  The day we celebrate children!  Now, you’re probably thinking, “But Susan, I celebrate my children every single day”, and you’re right (although, if I’m being honest, there are days when I’m not sure “celebrate” is the...