How did I get here and which way is back? I use to do alot of things...make my own yogurt, bake bread, do crafts. Then I had kids and the chaos took off from there. I'm trying to take a step back to a simpler and more natural life, to improve myself and (hopefully) the world around me.
Turning the Clock Back is a site devoted to teaching people to go green, get healthy and simplify their lives one step at a time. So many people feel overwhelmed with choices when it comes to living a more eco-friendly life that they often give up without trying at all. I want people to realize [...]
I recently heard about an amazing story and had to do a little research to find out if it was actually true…it was! Matthew and Waveney from Christchurch, New Zealand decided to reduce their trash consumption DRASTICALLY! The challenge was for their household to create no garbage for the landfill for 1 year. They were [...]
We humans go through an awful lot of STUFF. Big stuff, small stuff, and stuff we have no idea what to do with it when our closets get too full to hold any more stuff! Check out my recent article on the SC Johnson Greener Choices blog for some creative ideas on what to do [...]
Back in the olden days, our milk came in glass bottles, we squeezed our juice from real fruit, and made our soup from scratch. In those days, so very long ago, there was a lot less packaging in our grocery carts and our refrigerators contained simple foods that were made from scratch. As a result, [...]