We all want to live life a bit “greener,” but if you’re anything like me, the prospect of completely turning your everyday things–from what you put on your body to what you eat to the car you drive to recycling your plastic bags–is a little daunting. So when two people–(one of Breezy Mama’s Go-To Pediatricans, Dr. Jon Conti, and Breezy Mama friend, Lane) recommended Happy Go Local: The Smart Mom’s Guide to Living the Good and Sustainable Life, I had to do a little investigating. Turns out that author, Linsly Donnelly has made the task of turning your life in the “green” direction, a bit easier. Read on for her suggestions in “living locally.”
How did having a child change your thoughts on living greener?
Basically it just made me look into the future a bit and realize if we wanted there to be a great place for our children (and really, our children’s children) to play…we were the ones who had to conserve – and in some instances – rebuild it now…
Do you have advice for doing a small bit at a time?
Absolutely! This was the entire premise of the book. I set up HGL [Happy Go Local] so people could read through the laundry list of things and see a snapshot prioritization of relative impact/ease to do [Read more…] about Happy Go Local: Author Linsly Donnelly Tells Us the Easy Way to Go Green