How to Repurpose, Reclaim, and Reuse Everyday Items

We can always do more to consume less. Re-using everyday items in your home can save you money, waste, and time. As more cities begin to adopt bans on plastic shopping bags and bottles, consumers are making an effort to be aware of their own ecological footprint. With a clever and innovative approach, identify things […]

Sustainable Gift Ideas for Travelers

Do you have a perpetual traveler on your holiday gift list? Let us help you find the perfect gift that is both travel smart and eco-friendly. Sustainable travelers know the importance of mutual respect and the impact their presence makes on the environment, society, and economy of the places they go. They also know ways […]

Ecotourism Ideas for Your Honeymoon

eco tourism honeymoon

The honeymoon is just as important as the wedding day. Once the big day is over you can take a deep breath and enjoy your first vacation as a married couple. When you travel, you can lessen your footprint with simple eco-friendly tourism practices. Thoughtful travel helps one appreciate and savor the opportunity to embrace […]

Eco-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2018

ways to celebrate earth day

What are your plans on Earth Day? Celebrated annually on April 22, Earth Day is a gentle reminder that living on our planet is a calibrated balance of privilege and responsibility. We at Blue Moon Rising respect and adore our planet and take great strides to improve our relationship to all things natural. Here are […]

Host a Company Retreat at Blue Moon Rising

Outdoor Company Retreat

Why do employers host company retreats? For the most part, it brings perspective, ideas, and vision to the whole company. However, the benefits of a company retreat go beyond the scope of team-building exercises and the ability to think outside the box. A company retreat galvanizes relationships, exposes hidden talents, and creates an atmosphere of […]

Minimalist Packing List for a Weekend Get-away

minimalist packing

Do you overpack when you take a trip or go on vacation? Chances are, we all take more than we need to travel. If you want to lessen your load and travel like a minimalist, with a little practice you can embrace more with less. We’ve collected our favorite tips to help you pack for […]

Cut Energy Costs Day

Cut energy costs

As a national movement, January 10 is #CutYourEnergyCostsDay, a way to bring awareness to the benefits of energy conservation, not only for you, but for the environment too. Reduction of your energy use can lower your utility needs and costs, and therefore, effectively reduce your carbon footprint. Your energy actions impact your home, community, and […]

New Years Resolutions with Positive Impact

Often a New Year’s resolution is focused on a personal improvement or goal for the betterment of your lifestyle, family, or well-being, right? Does your resolution include something for the benefit of the big picture like: the environment, your community, or the economy? If not, consider a resolution that includes sustainable ways to make a […]

Eco-Friendly Gifts We Love

As world citizens, we are all responsible for the well-being of our planet and it can start with one simple step: responsible shopping. As consumers, every purchase we make impacts our footprint.  Be thoughtful of your footprint as you choose eco-friendly gifts for the upcoming holiday season. Speaking of gifts, choose Blue Moon Rising this […]

Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer

Traditionally, the dog days of summer is a span of 40 days starting in July and ending in August. While this is the hottest part of the summer, it coincides with the morning rise of the Dog Star constellation, Sirius. Depending on where you live, the dog days of summer are associated with hot temperatures, […]