The wheat is ready to be harvested and the last fruits of summer are ripening. It must be Lammas! Lammas is a holiday that marks the grain harvest. The Anglo-Saxons would bring a loaf of bread made from the first harvest of … [Read more...] about What is Lammas?
ugust is here, and I don't know about you but for me it's been a flurry of change and activity! Normally my August seasonal celebrations post would be a little earlier in the month than this, but I've been busy moving! After … [Read more...] about Seasonal Celebrations for August
You've seen the recipes on Pinterest, and elsewhere on social media. Make your own sunscreen! It's easy, and safe, and natural! And completely too good to be true. The sun does damage your skin. Some sun is needed to produce … [Read more...] about Why You Should NOT Make Your Own Sunscreen
It's HOT! That means it's the perfect time to hit the beach! Make your next beach outing a no-waste beach outing, because our oceans need all the help they can get. By packing your lunch with waste free alternatives to … [Read more...] about 7 Must-Haves for a No-Waste Beach Outing
Summer is in full swing. Gardens are producing their bounty, the days are hot and long. July is the ideal time to spend outside enjoying the best summer has to offer. July also has plenty of reasons to celebrate, as well as … [Read more...] about Seasonal Celebrations for July
Summer has arrived and that means you are spending more time outside than before. It also means you need to take precautions to protect your skin from damage from the sun. Staying out of the sun is an option, but not always … [Read more...] about How to Choose an Eco-Friendly Sunscreen
Only one of the apartments I have ever lived in has had built in air conditioning. Most summers I spent sweltering in my upstairs apartment with a fan, or at best a cheap window air conditioning unit. Keeping cool in an … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Apartment Cool Without Air Conditioning
The arrival of June brings with it the official start to summer. June is the time when both nature and gardens show their first signs of an abundant harvest. June brings fresh produce, and summer heat. It is a time to savor … [Read more...] about Seasonal Celebrations for June
Summer is quickly approaching, and that means bountiful gardens and tons of fresh produce! Summer offers some of the best variety of fresh fruits and vegetables of any time of year, and makes eating local easy and tasty. … [Read more...] about Summer Seasonal Food Guide
Midsummer. Litha. St. John's Day. Summer Solstice. It's known by many names, and celebrated by many traditions and religions. Whatever you call it and however you celebrate Midsummer, it marks the beginning of summer. … [Read more...] about What is Midsummer?