Who has a sweater (or two) that they don’t use anymore, or don’t even fit anymore? Between my husband, children, and myself, I could easily find eight sweaters in our home that are just taking up space in our closets. If any of those sweaters are...

Who loves a good chalkboard sign? Who loves businesses driving sustainability efforts? Well, check out this signage from Island Joes! It was spotted this weekend down in Corpus Christi, TX by one of our followers and readers, Abby. People can use a pick-me-up after picking up trash,...

As the weather cools (and the mosquitos go away), I love to turn off the A/C, open the windows and sit with my kids to craft. You guessed it, I also love to reuse things that I have around the home already. Here are some...

Happy National Book Lover’s Day, especially to all of the environmentally-conscious bibliophiles. Here’s your chance to celebrate this little holiday by ordering the book that inspired this blog: Bernie’s Escape from Ong Island. If you’re one of the people who has already ordered, thank you! Thank you...

How many unread emails do you have in your inbox? How many read emails do you have in your inbox? How many active email addresses do you have? The answers to these questions add up to a huge carbon footprint. Experts estimate that 1.7 million gigabytes (GB) of storage space would...

You can now buy "Bernie's Escape from Ong Island" at Eco Evolution! Eco Evolution.com Jessica Harris met with Brad Kerner @the.eco.dude at the Wilton Farmer's Market in Wilton, CT. Jess got to spend some time learning about his products and shopping at his stand and got...

Craft time! Get creative & make your own bookmark out of paper and whatever materials you'd like to decorate with. We made an ice cream for summer vibes, but what else can you think of to decorate your bookmark as?   [video width="1080" height="1920" mp4="https://jessicaharrisbooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Bookmarks.mp4"][/video]...

Glass can be a great alternative to plastic. Instead of having a kitchen full of plastic containers/utensils, check out how you can reuse glass jars at home. Organize Pantry with Jars - You can store ingredients like spices and some non-perishables in glass jars in...

With the summer season approaching, people tend to spend more and more time outside! Did you know there are benefits to spending time outside? Increased exposure to light Increased exposure to light stimulates the pineal gland. The pineal gland helps regulate hormones. Vitamin D Vitamin D is important for...