• Business & Money
  • Team No Waste

    Team No Waste: A breakfast casserole featuring French bread, eggs, Brussels sprouts, spinach, and mozzarella cheese.

    Today’s breakfast/lunch (truly brunch without the boozy drinks) combo I whipped up in my small but mighty kitchen here in Antibes inspired this post. I used leftover bread from last night’s dinner as the base; layered in leftover sauteed Brussels sprouts, a few slices of mozzarella cheese, and frozen spinach; and topped with four eggs […]

  • Downtown Raleigh
  • So Many Options this Weekend

    The only problem will be finding time for them all! Retail, etc. SmartMomma Grand Opening (in their new location!)Saturday – 9/25 – 10:00am until 6:00pmhttp://smartmomma.com/Locations-Raleigh-NC-sp-6.htmlFirst 100 families to arrive are getting a nice free gift, which may or may not include a VERY nice discount from SmartMomma’s neighbors at Fred’s Beds. Just throwing that out […]

  • Downtown Raleigh
  • Lots of Options Tonight!

    Yay, it’s First Friday again! Music on the Porch at Seaboard Stationhttp://musicontheporch.com/ Laura Ridgeway and The Livewires will be playing for us this Friday June 4th. (And yes, this is a first Friday so we have bounce rooms again.) Laura Ridgeway and The Livewires want you to come out to relax, have fun, and dance, […]

  • Events
  • eCycling

    Electronics are probably some of the nastiest things that could end up in a landfill, so if you need to get rid of anything, here’s a great *free* opportunity from Fox 50 and Creative Recycling to do so! Our landfills are filling up with things that won’t ever go away. Specifically, old, outdated electronic equipment […]

  • Green
  • FYI: Our Beautiful Green State Gets Greener

    From the City of Raleigh’s eNewsletter: NEW STATE LAW PROMOTES RECYCLING OF PLASTIC BOTTLES A new state law will ban plastic bottles from trash cans beginning Oct. 1. The intent of the law is to encourage people to recycle the plastic bottles. “This is a wonderful piece of legislation,” Linda Leighton, waste reduction specialist for […]

  • DIY
  • For My Green Thumb Readers…

    I’ve noticed many of you (with blogs that I read… drop me a comment if you’ve been lurking and we haven’t connected yet) have mentioned starting up your own backyard produce farms and/or gardens, so I thought I’d pass along some great tips from yesterday’s Toxic Free NC Spring 2009 email newsletter.Organic Gardening from Scratch […]

  • Entertaining
  • The Good Stuff

    Because my posts about booze, tailgating, and the like always get the most attention, I know you all will enjoy this budget-saving tidbit. Courtesy of local retail queen – Sue Stock – this is a mail-in rebate that basically hooks you up with… you guessed it… free vodka! And not just any vodka, but good […]

  • Causes
  • Local Job Opening

    This isn’t my typical blog post, but this isn’t your typical job opening either. This sounds like it would be a really fun and rewarding job.Please pass this along to anyone who may be interested. Open job position from SEEDS (1998 NC Peace Prize winner)From Lucy Harris, SEEDS Executive Director,706 Gilbert Street, Durham, NC 27701919.683.1197www.seedsnc.org […]

  • Events
  • E-Waste Recycling Event at NCSU

    I would to credit this to the source where I saw it first, but I can’t remember where I saw it (a green blog, something NCSU, who knows)!E-Waste Recycling EventWhat can be recycled?Pretty much anything you can plug in! *Computers – CPU’s and laptops, main frames, peripherals*Monitors – CRT’s and flat screens*Telephones, Cell phones and […]