Because raising a child in tough economic times can be expensive and financially challenging, many families are looking for ways to reduce their spending without having to sacrifice their family’s well-being. This has resulted in a slew of families getting creative by making old items new again.

Fall is a great time to try your hand at turning this year’s yard debris into next year’s natural fertilizer.

There’s no question that the majority of Americans want to make green purchases and do their part to help preserve the environment. But even as the economy starts to turn around, more than two thirds of U.S. consumers say price is the biggest obstacle preventing them from buying green goods or services this year. Fortunately, there are several easy adjustments you can make to your weekly routine which can help you do your part to preserve the environment and your paycheck.

Schools are beginning to join the charge to use less and be more efficient. But did you know that schools that make strides to become more environmentally friendly are often also providing better learning environments for students?

Whether you are looking to conserve energy or save money, reviewing the EnergyGuide label on appliances and looking for the ENERGY STAR label on appliances, electronics and other energy-using products is a great way to identify the most energy-efficient products on the market.

As the weather turns cooler, mice begin to seek cozier surroundings -- including our homes. Here's how to get rid of them without having to use poison.

Functional used to be the best word to describe “green” home design and décor. But, luckily, “green” has been undergoing a glamorous transformation. With more demand for environmentally-friendly products, designers and manufacturers are introducing upscale and luxurious options that prove stylish and “good for the earth” can go hand in hand.