Eco-friendly Ways to Spruce Up Your Home for the Holidays

By |2019-12-02T09:45:15-06:00December 2nd, 2019|The Environment|

With the holiday season upon us, eco-conscious folks look for ways to prepare their homes for an eco-friendly holiday. Wanting to reduce your carbon footprint is something that can be done all year round, not just during the warm weather seasons too. So, with a few small changes, you can make a difference and be a good steward of the environment. Christmas lights LED lights are not only beautiful inside [...]

Is Polyester Fleece Trashing Our Oceans?

By |2019-11-24T11:32:04-06:00November 24th, 2019|The Environment|

Is it true that polyester fleece clothing is a huge contributor to the problem of plastic in our oceans? —Mickey Walton, Seattle, WA We’re all familiar with the issue of non-biodegradable plastic debris (shopping bags, soda bottles, fishing nets etc.) clogging up our waterways and making its way out to sea—sometimes accumulating in huge “gyres.” But what you might not realize is that even if you are responsible about recycling [...]

Fall and Winter Composting for a Lovely Spring

By |2019-11-20T11:46:53-06:00November 17th, 2019|The Environment|

Autumn provides ample brown material for composting, and turning food scraps into fertilizer gives you everything you need to get a jump start on soil enrichment before the frost sets in. Whether you are already skilled at composting and want to make the most of the nutrients you save or are just starting out, the results can make a major difference in the health of your lawn or garden. Fall [...]

How To Experience The Many Benefits Of Nature-Themed Mommy and Me Classes

By |2018-09-11T13:39:54-06:00September 11th, 2018|The Environment|

As the older children head back to school this time of year, you may be at home with an infant wondering how to fill your day. Mommy and Me classes are the perfect antidote to any of that stir craziness or loneliness you may be experiencing, and offer so many benefits to both you and your baby. When you start exploring all of the Mommy and Me options out there, [...]

Why We Are Buzzing About Bees Here At Cat & Dogma

By |2018-08-16T20:34:16-06:00August 16th, 2018|The Environment|

Why We Are Buzzing About Bees Here At Cat & Dogma   We are excited to be celebrating National Honey Bee Awareness Day this month. Held this year on August 18th, the event began in 2009 by a group of beekeepers who petitioned for a formal proclamation by the United States Department of Agriculture to honor honey bees and beekeeping.   This special day brings together beekeepers, bee associations, and [...]