Get Your Gifting Groove on with The Box: Holiday Edition


Get your Holiday gifting groove on with EcoSalon’s The Box: Holiday Edition. This exclusive curated event boasts $472+ of the best in eco-luxe beauty, fashion, wellness, and entertaining accessories and gifts for only $129.00 + free shipping. That’s a 73%+ discount! 

The Box: Holiday Edition is packed with 16 brands, including innovative gadgets for one-of-a-kind celebrations, a guide to cooking exotic culinary masterpieces, luxurious and colorful non-toxic beauty products, specialty supplements and superfoods, and more holiday treats!

Starting Monday, November 24th, we will reveal  5-6 products per day. The Box goes on sale Friday, November 28th  at 8am Pacific Time. Set …

Unfeminist Barbie: From Food Restriction to Female Incompetence

Vintage Barbie

Barbie may not be the most feminist-friendly toy of modern day, but she sure has come a long way from when she first stepped onto the toy scene. Sure, her looks are still unattainable, but at least the food restriction Barbie accessories are now off the market.

In 1963, Mattel, Barbie’s maker, released Barbie accessories sold under the name, “Slumber Party.” The accessories in this Barbie kit included a pink nightgown and pajamas, and some rollers. Also: A book.

“Nice, a book,” you may be thinking. Well, contain your joy and get …

Velvety Vegan Mashed Potatoes Recipe (No Faux Butter or Creams Necessary)

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A simple side gets a stunning makeover in this creamy vegan mashed potatoes recipe.

Each Thanksgiving, I opt out of the turkey centerpiece and instead bulk up the side offerings, making sure that every dish is as delicious as it is animal friendly. When it comes to mashed potatoes, there are many ways to transform the dish into a vegan masterpiece, but I find most variations full of faux butters, creams, mayonnaise and milks. In the end, the vegan version just ends up being heavier than the original. …

Holiday Outfits that Sparkle with Sequins, Beading and Lamé: On Trend

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ColumnGlam up your holiday outfits this season – sequins, metallics, beading and glitter are back in style. Take the spotlight at your next party as you shimmer and shine in our favorite picks from made in the USA and eco-friendly fashion brands.

These stylish, on trend picks will glam up all of your holiday outfits from the casual to swanky. Look great and seasonal with the sparkly shine of gorgeous beads, sequins, lamé and more.

Rocket Skinny Jeans

Channeling space age metallics, these crackling silver jeans are …

7 Thanksgiving Dinner Survival Tips for Hosting a Stress-Free Celebration


Need some tips on to survive hosting a Thanksgiving dinner celebration without feeling overwhelmed and still feel like you pulled off a really impressive meal? Read on.

I’m going to let you in on a secret–I am not Martha Stewart. Honestly, Martha Stewart isn’t even Martha Stewart. She’s a brand and a whole team of possibly thousands of people, all working together to make everything Martha does look effortless and impressive, including Martha’s coverage of Thanksgiving dinner. That’s not how most of our dinners go. So, if you find yourself hosting Thanksgiving …

5 Free Password Managers to Keep Your 7,321 Passwords Safe

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If you have to keep track of so many passwords you forget your own name, these free password managers will throw you a bone.

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to clean up and simplify my online presence – and as we all know, you have to create a mess in order to clean one up. This is especially true of our passwords: many of us either use the same password for everything, or use super-easy passwords such as “password” or “1234”, leaving ourselves vulnerable to hackers.

Here are 5 free …

With Thanksgiving Food Traditions, It’s Not the Food That Counts: Foodie Underground


Column Don’t want to serve classic Thanksgiving food? That’s just fine.

Since it’s Thanksgiving week, I figured we’d tackle the topic of Thanksgiving food.

For the latter part of November, all food media, be it print, web, radio or television, turns into a “Hey You, Don’t Forget It’s Thanksgiving” feeding frenzy. Feature articles and episodes are devoted to recipes, tips and tricks that will help you ensure that this Thanksgiving is the Official Best Thanksgiving Ever.

Feel that pressure rising?

This will be the second year in a row that I’m not in the US …

Sugar and Gluten-Free Apple Crisp Recipe

apple crisp

If you are looking to clean up your holiday diet act, start with the following sugar and gluten-free apple crisp recipe, which will satisfy your taste buds and offer you the crave-worthy texture you seek without compromising your figure.

Homemade apple crisp is a lot like apple pie, only it is with a bit more crunch and a lot easier to put together. It has the ability to make the house smell like an apple orchard, full of warm comfort and holiday cheer. Each bite is a play of …