Each year on Earth Day, I try to make one more small change around Our Little House that will help the planet (and it also typically saves us money and space). For those of you who have followed my blog for a while, or who read my book, this confession might come as somewhat of a surprise. I’ve long been a “tree hugger,” I consider myself an environmentalist, but as with all things in life, I’m not perfect.
When I posted the other day on Living Large’s Facebook page that it was Meatless Monday, one of our friends there asked what this movement is all about.
I’ve been doing it for so long, I had forgotten where I read about the movement. I looked it up and found out Meatless Mondays was an initiative actually started during World War I to help conserve resources for that war effort. You can read more about that here, as well as get some recipes:
I just know it’s a good idea for us for 4 main reasons: