I’m not the richest person in the world, so if I want to take my family on a vacation it has to be in the states and we have to be able to drive there. I would prefer to find a destination off the beaten track and it would be great if it was a eco-friendly destination.  So when I saw this treehouse vacation home and found it it was a sustainable destination, my inner tree hugger was jumping up and down for joy. Now i just need to figure out how to overcome my fear of heights 😦

Temple of the Blue Moon
This charming treetop cottage is just one of the many treehouse lodgings available at Pete Nelson’s Treehouse Point in Issaquah, Wash. Nelson, a world-renowned treehouse builder and author, created this sustainable destination as a beautiful, educational getaway that provides visitors with a unique way to connect with nature. The Temple of the Blue Moon sits partway up a 300-year-old, 160-foot-tall Sitka Spruce and boasts skylights, built-in cedar beds and handmade quilts.

Via Mother Nature Network

It is amazing how we take water for granted here in the U.S. but in many countries water is a commodity worth more then gold. To show how important water rights are, did you know that the two highest paid fields for lawyers are oil and gas and water right litigation? If the lawyers are involved that means ownership and how you define ownership is going to be huge issue in the future.

In the mean time here are 5 simple tips on you can do at home to conserve water.

Here are some simple tips on water conservation but click through to the article so you can see specifics on each item.

Listed below are five ways you can conserve water at little or no cost to you.

1. Wash and Rinse Reduction
2. Save on the Shave (or Brush)
3. Toilet Training
4. Lawn Lushes
5. Watch What You Eat

Read more at TheGreenists.com

If Lego’s aren’t bright colors will your kids still play with them?

Going green is the talk of the town and people are replacing all non biodegradable’s in their house with earth friendly utilities. A lot of plastic toys have received a bad rep in the past. There is no doubt that everyone wants their children to be safe and healthy. Keeping this concern of consumers in mind, an innovative Japanese company, Colors Tokyo, has crafted building blocks from eco friendly materials.

Via EcoFriend

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