Fall has arrived and it is time to think about some eco-friendly decorating ideas.
Check out marthastewart.com for some fun and very doable things you can try and still be kind to the environment. Here are just a couple of Martha’s ideas:
+Take a look at this gourd garland Try hanging it from a fence outdoors or from a mantle.
+Fill a planter with gourds, squash, corn, or pumpkins, use your imagination!
+Free pumpkin carving templates, take a look and you will make you’re your friends and family “green” with envy at your pumpkin art!
After you have taken the seeds out of your pumpkins, don’t throw them away! Once you read about the health benefits of eating pumpkin seeds, you will want to eat them for breakfast lunch, lunch and dinner! Pumpkin seeds have attributed to helping the health of the prostrate, bones, and even lowering cholesterol.
To help make those healthy pumpkin seeds even more appetizing, check out these links from the Food Network. They have some wonderful recipe ideas to prepare those seeds in new and different ways:
+Try these Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds from Sandra Lee.
+Or a Spicy Pumpkin Seeds recipe from Bobby Flay.
+Maybe some Pumpkin Seed Salsa from Emeril Lagasse?
Here’s a few ideas from PBS KIDS for young fans of “Arthur”:
+Try sending some Halloween e-cards to cut down on paper waste.
+And, if the fall weather proves to be a bit too chilly try taking the Go Green Challenge with Arthur and his friends.