June 15th, 2012

Summer, Grilled Watermelon and Living Plastic Free

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The clock is ticking. The big yellow bus is going to pull up at any moment. Summer vacation is ALMOST here. Well, not quite. There’s a whopping 2 hours of school on Monday. Talk about delaying the start of summer!

My Plan for the Summer

Honestly, I have no plan. My hope this summer is to find a happy balance between work and quality time with my family. I’m not quite sure what that will look like yet, but we shall see. So sit tight and join me as we begin our summer journey.

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I am honored to have been named one of the Top 25 Eco-Friendly Moms by Circle of Moms again this year. I know how valuable your time is so I wanted to extend a big ‘thank you’ to each and every one of you who clicked on that “thumbs up” next to Groovy Green Livin for the past 2 weeks. If you haven’t already, check out some of the other groovy green blogs on the list: SafeMama.com, Natureal Mom, The Greening of Westford, The Eco-Friendly Family, Climate Mama, Healthy Home Magazine, The Eco Chic, I Thought I Knew Mama,  Spit That Out: The Overly Informed Parent’s Guide to Raising Children in the Age of Environmental Guilt, and Green Gifts Guide, plus many more!

Join Me for a Plastic Free Book Party

Looking for something to do on Monday, June 18th at 1 pm ET? Hop on over to The Motherhood where I’ll be co-hosting a chat  in celebration of my friend, Beth Terry’s launch of her new book: Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too.  We’ll be talking about Beth’s book and living plastic-free. Get personal solutions and tips on limiting your plastic footprint, letting go of eco-guilt and saving money along the way.

Grilled Watermelon Recipe

I’ve never thought to grill watermelon. It’s one of my favorite fruits, so I’m willing to give it a try. I stumbled across this recipe for a Grilled Watermelon Salad with Feta, Mint and Lime from The Family Dinner. Super easy and sounds delicious (minus the feta for me)!

Have a great weekend! Have you every tried grilling watermelon?

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