Are You Ready to Be A B.A.B.E?
Welcome! I’m Cathy Tiffany, founder of Be A Better Earthling. My hope is that I can help inspire you to want to be a little greener and live a more sustainable lifestyle. I’m happy to share my journeys, thoughts and ideas to make your life more rewarding and together be a positive influence in the world. You never know until you try, right?!
This has been quite a day. I don’t know why I was so struck by many things today and how grateful each one made me feel. Every day, around 8:00 a.m., I say my prayers of gratitude. Whether you call it praying, reflecting or just pondering how fortunate you are, I think it is a healthy and positive way to spend a few minutes each day. Here was mine today, broken down into little snippets:… Read more »
I ran around today like a mad woman. I had an impossible list to get done, got a slow start to my morning and here I am at 10:45 pm not quite ready for bed. Yikes! The ONE thing I did today, which made me happy, was prepped quite a bit of food for our week. It actually isn’t as much as I would have liked to prep, but there’s only so much time in… Read more »
Last weekend we returned from the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, PA. It’s a huge gathering of over 200 vendors, dozens of speakers and workshops (like over 100!) on the topic of sustainability, whether it’s how to build a solar hot water heater, building better soil, composting, growing herbs or processing chickens (egads!), they have it. What I love about being there is 1) I learn a ton, 2) it’s a nice get away… Read more »
Right off the bat, let me just say that fathers are important, too. But, since this is Mother’s Day…… I have an an awesome Mom. She was/is a single Mom. She worked 40 hours a week, was me and my sister’s sole provider, took care of the house, did the laundry, shopping, bills and most yard work. That’s a lot of stuff! And you know what? Kids don’t care much about any of… Read more »
Each Wednesday I promote the Happy Humpday/Pay it Forward concept. I like the idea of one day focusing on the act of kindness towards others. not that we aren’t nice people other days, right?! My full-time career is a hairstylist, so I’m in the business of making people look and feel good. I compliment my clients because I like them and want to make them happy. They’re not empty compliments, either; I really do mean it…. Read more »