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The Perfect Wide-Leg Weekend Pant (Even if You're Petite!)

The extra wide-leg pant stylishly forgives a multitude of cookies, but it’s still a difficult look to pull off when you’re petite like me. Unless you wear sky-high heels, this style can make you appear shorter than you already are. And all that fabric just drowns a small frame. Don’t […]

Hello, Handmade

Rayan Turner explores the do-it-yourself movement. The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) movement has made a grand entrance over the course of the last several years, making DIY an acronym everyone is familiar with. The state of the economy has become the latest, and perhaps greatest, impetus for the DIY craze. Now more […]

Garden Variety

Garden gear to kick-start spring. It’s time to don your gardening gloves and mingle among the ravishes of plucking, pulling, weeding, fertilizing, and planting- Are you ready for it? If not, here’s a gathering of garden muses to inspire your green thumb including a fair trade hat with a wide […]

Beautiful Click-To-Customize Recycled Tile from Fireclay

Who knew remodeling with recycled tile could be so good for the environment AND the local economy? Apparently, Fireclay, a U.S.-based tile maker. Tile is an incredibly versatile building material. Put it on the floor, the wall, or the counter-top, and you’ve got a durable surface that’s easy to clean. […]

Reader Poll: Rustic or Rubbish?

To escape summer’s heat, you’ve been spending more weekend afternoons lounging out on your veranda with a glass of iced tea and a good book. So we have to ask: would you make the most of these relaxing moments with this ultra-rustic Aspen chair? Natural charm. Perfect outdoor piece. Seamless […]

Josie Maran on the Best Natural Makeup Trends for Fall

Green girl Josie Maran has modeled for Glamour and Sports Illustrated and she’s appeared in films like The Aviator and Van Helsing. Now she’s an eco-entrepreneur whose eponymous cosmetic line is one of the best on the market. What qualifies a model-actress to start her own makeup line? Models and […]

4 Simple Summer Makeup Looks Using Only One Product

Whether you are running late for work or just feeling easy-breezy, a super simple look means less time in front of the mirror. The single summer makeup product to get you through the season. Summer is meant to be fun and free. Don’t get bogged down by a high maintenance […]

A Warm and Welcome Place to Shop

My grandest fantasy as a young girl included leading a life like Chris Evert or Gabriella Sabatini, which for an 8-year-old mostly meant wearing cute tennis skirts and being on TV. Although I have a great tennis game today (if I do say so myself), playing pro quickly lost its […]

Foodie Underground: The Beauty of Eating Outdoors

ColumnA stove, a tent and a sunset is the formula for appreciating simple food. Mediocre wine is excellent if you have a view, coffee is exponentially more delicious when brewed after a night in a tent, and trail mix can compete with the fanciest hors d’oeuvre when you’re in the […]

3 Mothers Embrace Abortion As a Woman’s Right

Three mothers tell their own tale of how abortion changed their lives…for the better. Lucy was 18 when she had an abortion. “It was the ‘bad’ kind,” she says. “The kind you have because you just don’t want to have children, or because you were irresponsible. You know, the slutty […]

Treating Hunger with Surplus Food Is a Tactic, Not a Solution

Since participating in and blogging about The San Francisco Food Bank’s Hunger Challenge for 7 days in September, I’m more acutely aware of hunger – both its prevalence and its unpleasantness. People have always been hungry in America, but as more people are thrown out of work, hunger is increasing. […]

Walk Your Eco Talk in Earth-Friendly Winter Boots

Allison recently scouted out some adorable eco booties. Luckily for those of us who love to cover a little more leg in winter, there is a cozy selection of sustainably manufactured, eco-friendly full-length boots, lined up for the first sign of snow on the ground. These boots represent the various […]

Out on a Lim

Could fashion save the planet? If it were up to Phillip Lim it could. The savvy visionary, whose offbeat tailored pieces are peddled at speciality department stores and collected by Hollywood producers’ wives, looked to the North Pole this season for inspiration. He found it in the dwindling polar bear population.  Lim says […]

Which Transplants Should You Buy For Your Garden?

VideoLate to the growing season? Find out which plants are best to buy. You’ve spaced on getting your seeds started for your garden. We can excuse this one time, only if you promise to watch this video to learn what transplants you should buy from the farmers market so that […]

Put Down the Golf Club and Go Inside…Schmuck

ColumnLightning strikes twice (make that four times) as many men as women. A study by Popular Science Magazine has determined that out of everyone who is hit by lightning, 82%  are men.  In my house this has led to lots of merry speculation about the reasons for this lopsided statistic. […]

Green Dentistry: Pioneer Fills a Gap in the Field

They said a dental office had to be a bland and benign, pastel-painted suite, where soothing visuals meant polyester contract furniture, framed school degrees and prints of egrets wading in marshlands. It’s all so relaxing until you inhale the fumes of old decay being excavated by a rotating drill bit […]

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Shine On with EcoSalon’s Glam Renewal Box!

Summer is just around the corner, and it’s time to get your home, body, and soul radiant and colorful for those lighter, longer days. EcoSalon’s Glam Renewal Box is here to help! This bright bundle of goodies features $450 worth of gorgeous and refreshing treats to help you view the most radiant of seasons through rose-colored, eco-friendly glasses. Renew yourself and get your […]

The Dothraki ‘Mmmbop’ Remix [Video]

“Game of Thrones” is filled with a lot of mythical things. On of those things is the show-made Dothraki language. Earlier this week on Seth Meyers’ show, Emilia Clarke, the Mother of Dragons, told the late night host the language is real. So real that she was able to sing […]

5 Summer Hat and Sunglasses Combos for Sunny Days: Friday Finds

The summer sun is a wonderful thing, but it can only be truly enjoyed with the right protection. And thank goodness some of that protection is incredibly fashionable. We’ve rounded up 5 summer hat and sunglasses combinations that will keep the sun’s rays at bay. 1. Sun hat and oversized […]

3 Absolutely Filling Stuffed Avocado Recipes

These 3 stuffed avocado recipes will delight your taste buds and inspire your kitchen creativity! If an ingredient can be stuffed, it’s only a matter of time until we find millions of ways to do it. The avocado is no exception. Its flesh makes for a dense, creamy serving cup […]

Get Away From it All in a Tiny, Rotating Cabin [Video]

Ever wanted to invest in a cabin in the woods? Why buy one when you can build one that rotates? Telmo Cadavez, a Portuguese builder, built his own minimalist, tiny cabin that can rotate. “One of the advantages of having a rotating home is being able to swivel one’s domicile […]

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Diplomatico Rum: Your New Favorite Liquor is Sustainable and Delicious

Looking for a happy hour choice that’s as sustainable as it is delicious? Diplomatico Rum may be the answer. This Venezuelan rum is made by one of the only liquor companies in the world to have earned the ISO 14001 certification, a prestigious recognition that helps provide practical tools for […]

The Avocado Hummus Recipe You Didn’t Know You Needed!

Alas, two plant-based favorites – the avocado and hummus – have joined forces to create something we admittedly regret not having discovered sooner. Avocado hummus is a smooth, creamy dip or spread that sits somewhere between guacamole and hummus, without being decidedly either. It has all the fixings you’ll find […]

Are Mushrooms the New Packing Peanuts?

In 2010, Eben Bayer, co-founder of Evocative, announced that mushrooms were about to become the new packing peanuts – but what has happened to this miracle of modern industry since then? What is Myco Foam? Myco Foam, an organic adhesive made of mycelium, a living, growing organism, is hitting the market […]