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15 Easy Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

15 Easy Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

For over 40 years now April 22nd has marked Earth Day, which means this year it is landing on Friday. Talk about a Fri-yay moment! The theme for 2016 is Trees for the Earth (#trees4earth). They have created a goal…

Homemade Natural Dye for Easter Eggs

Homemade Natural Dye for Easter Eggs

Easter is so early this year, it has definitely snuck up on me. Luckily spring break started this week for my husband, so we’ve had some free time. Even though I don’t have kids yet, I enjoy having fun…

What You Need to Know About the 7 Types of Plastic

What You Need to Know About the 7 Types of Plastic

Going through your refrigerator, cupboards, and home in general, you’ll likely find different items made of plastic. However, not all plastics are created equal. The types of plastic are identified by the number within the little triangular arrows symbol we…

Valentine's Day Ideas for the 5 Love Languages

Valentine’s Day Ideas for the 5 Love Languages

I enjoy taking personality tests. While I think the results should be taken with a grain of salt, I do think that they can help us understand ourselves and articulate how we work. With this increased awareness, we can be…

Top 5 Winter Essentials

Top 5 Winter Essentials

I’ve talked before about how much I love the summer and really struggle with the winter blues. There are a number of items that help me get through this dreary, cold, dark season. These are my top five winter…

The Best Posts of 2015 on Heartful Habits

The Best Posts of 2015

The end of December is a time of looking back in reflection and forward with hopes and dreams. Today I’m taking a look back and counting down the most popular posts on Heartful Habits according to the stats in…

5 Strategies for Ethical Gift Giving Holidays Christmas

5 Strategies for Ethical Gift Giving

It’s the holidays, and along with the holidays comes presents. Gift giving and generosity are wonderful. Giving gifts is an exciting and special way to show love and affection. However there can also be pressure to find the “perfect”…

Real vs Artificial Christmas Trees

Real vs Artificial Christmas Trees

Decorating is one of the most fun parts of getting ready for the holidays in my opinion. The way things look different at this time if year is part of the magic of Christmas. Of course, the focal point…

Ethical Gift Guide for Kids for Under $30

Ethical Gift Guide for Kids for Under $30

The holidays can be a hard time to practice ethical consumerism – being aware of the story behind products and intentionally buying from companies with ethical values while boycotting those that have unsustainable or inhumane practices and policies. It can be…