Tuesday, April 24, 2007

SPT-Earth Day...

We use to much TP!
I don't watch a lot of TV during the day. I usually have to much going on. One day last week I did catch about 25 minutes of Oprah. Her show that particular day was called Going Green: Resources for your family. I have so much that I can DO, but just am not DOING it. This show has totally motivated me! I know that we use way to much electricity at our house, way to mucn T.P., etc. We do recycle, and do use our big blue garbage can. I know that we could do better at this too. I have been pretty good at recycling clothes. We try to go thru our clothes 2 times a year, and give away what we don't use. I really like this challenge this week. It is one that I think of every now, and again, but not enough.



Blogger Andrea said...

we go through way too much TP too...With only one girl here you'd think it would be better, but it's pretty bad!

P.S. I love how you have your toilet paper on there the "right" way...good girl! LOL

April 24, 2007 at 8:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

good morning michelle: girl, you made me laugh out loud when i realized you had posted a picture of TP! too funny.

i did a SPT of sorts, but not about earth. i answered "interview me meme" questions that kimberly interviewed me with. i am enjoying things like SPT and meme's because these give an opportunity to understand more about what makes others tick.

happy day to you earth chick :)
thanks for giving me my first laugh this morning :)

April 24, 2007 at 8:41 AM  
Blogger donna said...

Great pictures. You are so cute :)

Way to go on your recycle girl.

We also go through way too much TP. Ian and jakob love to use a lot, and we also use way to much electricity.

Off for my run.
I am so glad you join SW blog!!!!

April 24, 2007 at 8:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what does "SW Blog" mean?

April 24, 2007 at 9:26 AM  
Blogger Angie said...

Way to go on recycling. Love the picutre of the TP. We use too much of it too, but hey...when you gotta go, you gotta go!

April 24, 2007 at 11:33 AM  
Blogger Rebecca D. said...

we all can do better. I love that we can all be more aware of what we really consume and do something about it! I loved on Oprah the idea to just refill a water bottle and not use bottle after bottle. i have to work on that one!

April 24, 2007 at 12:23 PM  
Blogger Jenny said...

We use way too much TP too. (especially my hubby :) I go through the closets on birthdays and christmas as well just to rid of the junk to make room for more. I wish I would have seen that show--sounds interesting. Or did it just make you feel more guilty?

April 24, 2007 at 12:32 PM  
Blogger sista # 2 said...

I can't remember the last time I watched oprah!! I must be the last one without Tivo! geesh.
Love the pix. You crack me up.TP is the one thing we can't live without! Just kidding.It's true though, doing what we can will help. Of course, there's always room to improve. I think this SPT today will be educational. Did you check out my sista's! Price Cream Parlor, and Anna ;) -ciao

April 24, 2007 at 12:56 PM  
Blogger A Life of A Teenage Drama Queen said...

I agree we use way to much TP. Espeically the boys... :) You look so pretty in the picture. I love you!

April 24, 2007 at 4:24 PM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

Cute pics. That would have been a cool show to watch. I hear ya on the TP. I can't complain though. I'd rather everyone using a little more than not enough :D. I like your attitude on this. Way to go girl!!

April 24, 2007 at 4:48 PM  
Blogger ArtsyFartsyGal said...

What a beauty! You look darling in front of your roses in your green. I too need to be better about recycling. I've discovered that when we buy Costco TP we use less.... maybe give 'er a whirl.

April 24, 2007 at 5:00 PM  
Blogger Kizzie and Andy said...

I think the majority of people everywhere use too much tp! Especially little kids! :) I've always thought there should be tp dispensers...I wonder how well that would go over in public restrooms, 4 squares is ALL you get!!

Oh, I missed AI tonight, how was it?!

April 24, 2007 at 7:57 PM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Hey there GORGEOUS! Shoot...I wish I had seen that Oprah! I'm with you on the T.P. thing. I, too enjoyed this opportunity to reflect on ways we could all be just a little more GREEN!

April 24, 2007 at 8:55 PM  
Blogger christina said...

oh great- im going to feel guilty the next time i go tping girl! thanks!! geesh!! hahha..sall good..i dont really keep track of how much tp we use!??!? and im with andrea- nice to see its on the "right way" i have to change it if its on wrong-just bugs me!

April 24, 2007 at 8:56 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

I've NEVER thought about t.p. consumption. Hm... I am going through everyone's SPT's in awe, realizing that I have so far to go in my awareness!

April 24, 2007 at 9:55 PM  
Blogger Kristin said...

Haha to the TP. I love that pic. :D

Thanks for the sweet comments on my blog. I love the light that radiates from your comments, and blog!

hugs - kristin

April 25, 2007 at 8:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

TP? Use too much...nah. :) I'll have to think about that one. How do we cut back? How do I get my little ones to use less? hum...

April 25, 2007 at 9:30 AM  
Blogger sarah said...

Ok so i have to ask....the SPT thing...do you guys pick a topic or is there somewhere that you get it from? I'm so confused!!!

April 25, 2007 at 12:54 PM  
Blogger michelle said...

Sarah, I am sending you an e-mail! :)

April 25, 2007 at 1:23 PM  
Blogger lelly said...

the little things we do are SO important! i'm glad this challenge spoke to you.

April 26, 2007 at 10:33 AM  

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