Category: Be Magnolia Green

Follow this Mississippi heroine as she embarks on transforming her day to day life of consumption to becoming more environmentally aware.

From Temporarily Green to Be(ing) Magnolia Green

I have spent the last year learning and using greener products and implementing more environmentally friendly techniques in my home. What did I discover? Well as you have probably already guessed, there is no going back to my old way of living with my head in the sand, oblivious to the consequences of wasteful consumption.…

Three Clothes Washing Alternatives

I read an interesting article on Seventh Generation’s 7 Gen Blog titled Non-Electric Washing Machines – Wave of the Future (click to check it out). It got me pondering on how I do my laundry. No, I’m not going to stop using my current electric washing machine, but having an alternative or back up non-electric washing machine…

Snakes In My Garden

I’ve lived in my home for over two years and today was my first snake sighting. I live in a somewhat rural area near a large body of water, so snakes are to be expected. I guess I’ve been in denial of their presence in my own backyard. From my quick glimpse of the snake,…