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Are You Ready to Be A Better Earthling?

 Hi! I’m Cathy Tiffany, founder of  Be A Better Earthling.  I founded this site out of my love for nature and keen interest in living a sustainable lifestyle:  that means striving to be healthier, wealthier and having a good impact on the environment here and abroad.  I’ll share my knowledge, discoveries and failures and together maybe we can make ourselves and the world around us a little better!

Healthier

Recipe: Grilled Asian Ginger Chicken from Wildtree

Once I get my Wildtree groove down, these Freezer Meals are going to R O C K !  What I dig about the whole thing is: I only have to plan once There’s no rushing around like a lunatic trying to figure out how we’re going to fix dinner, or what we’re fixing We’re eating stuff we normally wouldn’t.  It’s not unhealthy, just more varied, as I’m a very habitual eater.  I suppose in some… Read more »

Wealthier

Is It Better to Fix Your Car or Buy New

Sadly my car is in the shop.  It’s been there for about two and a half weeks.  I’ve had to rely on my daughter and husband to cart me around, which is putting a real kink in my errands and efficiency. My husband got into a fender bender (someone made a hard right on wet pavement with no signal & caused multiple cars to ram into each other) which crunched up my AC condenser into… Read more »

Eco-Wise

How Chickens Like to Spend an Afternoon

It was such a nice day today!  I took my laptop out to my patio, took the cats out and let the chickens out into their mobile unit.  A good time was had by all, but I got less work done than I had hoped.  Too many fowl interruptions. That was a little funny…..  

Parents & Kids

The Importance of Mothers

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 »

B.A.B.E In Action

Happiness Tips: Try-it Tuesday List #15

    This week’s list covers  B.A.B.E’s Sustainability Triad:  Health, Money & the Environment (doesn’t that sound so fancy!?) For Your Health:  Over the course of the next week, add one more glass of water each day or if you already guzzle a ton, why not get in a bit more movement >> work in 25 jumping jacks each day for the next 2 weeks. For Your Money:  Not a saver?  Find $5-10 and start… Read more »