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  • Plastic Infographic

    Tips on How To Reduce Plastic

    This plastic infographic (below) on putting down the plastic really hit home for me. I’ve been struggling for years to try to reduce plastic exposure in my family’s lives and find…

  • Park Bench Installed
    Garden Life

    Saving the Park Bench

    I’ve had two benches out for many years now and find they’ve greatly enhanced the community experience. My “kick ass green” park bench (right) had its slats pulled out by a…

  • Shawna Coronado in drone video of her garden.
    Garden Life

    A Drone View of My Garden

    Many of you wonderful peeps have asked to see my garden in video form. This year I met up with an astounding drone videographer who worked with me to film the…

  • Morton Arboretum Illumination Light Show Colors

    Holiday Tree Light Show at Morton Arboretum

    Wow! I was invited to see an advance preview of the holiday tree light show at Morton Arboretum titled Illumination. It features the most amazing light show ever which is done…

  • Eco Glasses Bright Colors

    Eco-Glasses Review – Who Knew?

    My eyeballs are not the same. When the doc told me that all people “hit a certain age” and have to have glasses I balked, I wailed, I whined. But here…

  • Fall Graffiti Fence View Shawna Coronado

    HOA Gang Graffiti Fence Battle Ends

    Do you think a blank fence inspires less gang graffiti violence then a fence filled with inspiring art? Many of you have been sending inquiries asking me what the final view…

  • Refrigerator Recycling Art

    Recycle Your Refrigerator and Earn Money

    Annually, over 9 million refrigerators and freezers are thrown in landfills around the world. 9 M-I-L-L-I-O-N. That, my friends, is an astonishing pile up of mostly pre-1995 refrigerators that use chemicals…

  • Urban Life

    Garden Design With Orange Colors

    Up the road a ways from my home in my very suburban neighborhood is a lovely little garden designed with orange colors and an adorable white cat. The gardener grows tall…