In the month of November, its common to want to count our blessings in honor of Thanksgiving. When you think about Earth, what comes to mind? As a nature and green enthusiast, I think about how lucky we are that someone spoke up for the rights of the animals, our oceans, our parks, and the solidity of our way of life. More than a decade ago, people weren’t aware and took for granted what beauty we possess on this beautiful planet. We took for granted what we consumed and fed our children and we took for granted that the swamps, oceans, lakes, and parks would always stay pristine. I propose that this Thanksgiving, you introduce your love of the planet into your feast! This is a great way to pass down the wisdom of the ages to your children. It’s easy! All you have to do is write it down, mention it aloud, or simply invite changes into your meal for everyone to notice. You can do this by using a free-range turkey, composting your scraps, or by using your green bags to buy your Thanksgiving meal this year. You lead by example and trust me, your kids and other family members will take notice! Stay tuned for up coming tips on how to go green for Thanksgiving but for now, just be grateful to have gone green. Your awareness reduces your carbon footprint on the planet. Now that’s something to be grateful for!
Blogger Laurali Star can be found on her blog, Charming Laurali Star, and on her site, The Damsel in the Attic, where she sells handmade and vintage clothing and accessories. Another fab way to help reduce, reuse, and recycle! Check it out!
Green Halloween® is a nationwide non-profit initiative started by mother-daughter team Corey Colwell-Lipson and Lynn Colwell. In 2010, Green Halloween became a program of EcoMom® Alliance and has events in cities across the U.S.