Samhain~Halloween — ravenhawks’ magazine

Samhain is pronounced sowen, soween, saw-win, saw-vane or sahven, but not sam-hayne. Other names for Samhain include Samhuin, Samain, Saman, Oidhche Shamhna, Hallowe’en, Halloween, Hallows, Hallowtide, Shadow Fest, Allantide, Third Harvest, Harvest Home, Geimredh, Day of the Dead (Feile na Marbh), Feast of the Dead, Spirit Night, Candle Night, November Eve, Nutcrack Night, Ancestor Night […] via Samhain~Halloween — ravenhawks’ magazine Continue reading Samhain~Halloween — ravenhawks’ magazine

Plastic to avoid in everyday items [Visual] — ecogreenlove

According to Ocean Conservancy, approximately 8 million metric tons of plastic goes into the ocean every single year, and 8.5% of that comes from the items we flush down the toilet. Using products that contain less plastic can make a big difference to our oceans and rivers, as well as reducing the number of blocked drains and sewers. via Plastic to avoid in everyday items [Visual] … Continue reading Plastic to avoid in everyday items [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Practical ideas for Plastic-Free July [Visuals] — ecogreenlove

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics? Here are some tips to find out how you can reduce plastic waste. Anyone can get involved and start out … Continue reading Practical ideas for Plastic-Free July [Visuals] — ecogreenlove

Transforming street talk to be a reflection of the language of the universe

Words carry power and the very words you utter creates your reality. This is something that I have learned in my latter years, and had I been consciously aware of this simple truth in my youth, I would most certainly delete much of the language I used then. I was born in London and grew […] via Transforming street talk to be a reflection of the … Continue reading Transforming street talk to be a reflection of the language of the universe

Litha~Summer Solstice~Mid Summer History — ravenhawks’ magazine

Litha is also known as Summer Solstice, Alban Hefin, Sun Blessing, Gathering Day, Feill-Sheathain, Whit Sunday, Whitsuntide, Vestalia, Thing-tide, and St. John’s Day. Litha is usually celebrated on June 21st but varies somewhat from the 20th to the 23rd, dependant upon the Earth’s rotation around the Sun. According to the old folklore calendar, Summer begins […] via Litha~Summer Solstice~Mid Summer History — ravenhawks’ magazine Continue reading Litha~Summer Solstice~Mid Summer History — ravenhawks’ magazine

Zero Waste Halloween inspiration

Halloween is creeping by. It is one of the most fun of festivities for kids and adults alike, but it also one that generates a huge amount of waste – from the tonnes of food waste, costumes that are thrown out after one use and end up in landfill, to the mountains of cheap plastic accessories and decorations. Last year, 15 million pumpkins were carved in … Continue reading Zero Waste Halloween inspiration

Easy Steps to an Eco-Friendly Wedding [Visuals] — ecogreenlove

Planning an eco-friendly wedding can be stressful, from the dress to the venue, to the guest list. Everything has an environmental impact and making the right choice can be tricky. Here is an easy guide to an eco-friendly wedding. via Easy Steps to an Eco-Friendly Wedding [Visuals] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Easy Steps to an Eco-Friendly Wedding [Visuals] — ecogreenlove

Stop Killing the Planet with Water Bottles [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

This infographic from Printwand is a helpful breakdown of the most important facts and statistics that you should know about disposable water bottles, along with the criteria to look for when choosing a reusable alternative. via Stop Killing the Planet with Water Bottles [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Stop Killing the Planet with Water Bottles [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

By providing information, education and motivation, mobile apps can be a tremendous help when undertaking energy efficiency projects around the home. The team at Calgary Window & Door Guys have put together a highly informative infographic guide laying out the most useful energy efficiency apps for your home. Ranging from the practical to the playful, each of these apps offer unique ways of aiding you … Continue reading The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove