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Behind the Mother’s Day Flower Trade

Though it’ll only last a week, the impact of that Mother’s Day bouquet is much larger. Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, which means lots of family reunions, lots of breakfasts in bed, and lots of flowers. Next to Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day is the second largest U.S. holiday […]

Eco Links to Green Your Weekend

The major problem with biofuel production is that it often takes over land used to grow food crops – take palm oil, for example. But that’s thinking terrestrially…and we live on a planet that is two-thirds sea water. As reported by The Energy Roadmap, algae biofuel production is currently ramping […]

Lustables: Embellished Candles

These edgy hand-painted candles will save you energy and rock your mantle. The story goes that interior designer Lisa Carrier made a candle for Cher using hand painted Italian lace, rhinestones, silver studs and Swarovski crystals. Cher loved it so much that she commissioned several for her closest friends, thus […]

The Tuscan Table and Magnificent Morocco with Peggy Markel

Are you yearning to get on a plane to a beautiful, exotic place where you can learn to cook – and properly indulge in – slow, delicious, authentic local food? Peggy Markel is a peripatetic artisan goddess and Slow Food leader who hosts cooking tours to Morocco and Italy. She’s […]

Book Review: Farm City, the Education of an Urban Farmer

Have you ever fantasized about starting your own farm? You need to read Farm City. In this strange and wonderful tale it’s clear that the author, Novella Carpenter, didn’t exactly set out to go quite as far as she did into animal husbandry. It just sort of happened, as if […]

Spinning Makes Me Crazy Competitive: That Happened

ColumnSpinning brings out a side of me I didn’t know was there. Last week, I sent this text: “Class started 4 mins late—294. UGH. #FlyWorld problems.” It would take a fellow spinner to have any idea what the hell I was talking about, specifically another person who has joined the […]

The Box is Back! Hot Summer Edition

Get you summer groove on with EcoSalon’s The Box: Hot Summer Edition. This exclusive hand curated event features $415+ of the best in eco-chic summer fashion, beauty, wellness and warm-weather fun-in-the-sun gifts for only $129.00 + free shipping. That’s a 69%+ discount!  The Box: Hot Summer Edition is filled with 13 brands, including all […]

Women of the Green Generation Agree: We Need to Get Educated

Rachel Avalon and Tata Haper speak at the Eco Beauty Panel The world will be saved by western women.  Or so says the Dalai Lama. But feminism in the 21st century can be problematic. That is, unless you’re watching Sex and the City 2, where formerly relatable post-feminist characters enthusiastically […]

10 Ways To Feel Great About Yourself Today

Are you tired and worn out, feeling full of regret and worry? It’s exhausting and depressing to feel this way. Hey, it’s okay to love yourself. Actually, you’re supposed to! How else are you going to be the wisest, greenest, friendliest soul on the planet? It all begins with feeling […]

Most Ridiculous Quotes About Women: 2011 Edition

With beliefs like these floating around, we have to remind ourselves that it’s 2011. It’s hard to believe that this many years after Stieg Larsson ended sexism it’s still possible for public figures to issue dismissive, crude, and derogatory statements about women, but it would appear not everyone has gotten […]

Love Heals Feeds the DIY Addicted

We’ve already written a lot about Love Heals since we love just about everything they do. So we shouldn’t have been surprised when they sent us info on a new project they were launching called, The Design Studio. The online design interface (the first of its kind) lets you become […]

This Awesome Bracelet Helps Girls Learn How to Code

Calling all girly-girl pre-teens who love science and technology: There is a new Kickstarter project that will appease both those inclinations. The cool Kickstarter is called Jewelbots. Sarah Chipps, Jewelbots co-founder, created the programmable friendship bracelet to get pre-teen girls excited about coding and help them learn how to code. […]

A Salute! With EcoSalon’s The Box: Made In America

EcoSalon’s Made In America Box features items that are made right here in the U.S.A! July is an all-around patriotic month here in the states, so join your fellow eco-friendly patriots with a box of products worth $494.85, for just $129 + free shipping!     You see it everywhere: The […]

10 Eco Friendly Gifts That Aren't Crunchy, Preachy or Political

Birthdays, anniversaries, graduations – whatever the event, a gift is in order. And being eco-conscious, you want to give a gift that doesn’t leave a huge footprint. All the same, no one wants to be political or preachy (well, I hope no one). Here are some eco gift ideas that […]

Geek Girls Will Kick Your Ass If Provoked

Are you a geek girl? Or a nerdy woman? If you are either of those, I’m going to bet that you don’t self identify as meek or easy to please. Recently, XOJane published an article that eviscerated an irritating article on Elite Daily that terribly miscategorized geek girls. Sure, geeky […]

The Rachael Ray Garbage Bowl, and Other Ridiculous Kitchen Products

ColumnDo we really need all this stuff? I think there should be a special place in hell for single use kitchen implements. Bagel slicers. Avocado slicers. Egg slicers. And those are just the slicers. Who likes these bulky, cheap plastic uni-purpose utensils cluttering up the kitchen? Someone must, because marketers […]

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7 Important Things You Need to Know About Being the Other Woman

Take it from someone who’s been there: Being the other woman is the shits. Bitch. Homewrecker. Slut. These are just some of the labels that come with being the other woman. After all, the other woman doesn’t have feelings—she’s nothing more than a scheming tramp who only cares about herself. […]

This Awesome Bracelet Helps Girls Learn How to Code

Calling all girly-girl pre-teens who love science and technology: There is a new Kickstarter project that will appease both those inclinations. The cool Kickstarter is called Jewelbots. Sarah Chipps, Jewelbots co-founder, created the programmable friendship bracelet to get pre-teen girls excited about coding and help them learn how to code. […]

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Summer Love is in the Air With EcoSalon’s The Box!

Is it just us, or is it hot in here? That’s right: It’s time for some hot summer love! EcoSalon’s The Box is here to get you sexy-fied for those warm, starry nights and seasonal flings. This box will tease all your senses, with more than $470 worth of delightful, shimmery treasures to […]

Plan a Trip to Europe’s 8 Most Luxurious Eco Spa Resorts

Before summer disappears completely, maybe it’s time to plan a trip to Europe. When you stay in one of these luxurious European eco spa resorts, you’ll never need a “vacation from your vacation”. Perfectly situated to explore Europe’s most beloved regions from Tuscany to Spain’s Costa Blanca, imagine coming back from […]

A Salute! With EcoSalon’s The Box: Made In America

EcoSalon’s Made In America Box features items that are made right here in the U.S.A! July is an all-around patriotic month here in the states, so join your fellow eco-friendly patriots with a box of products worth $494.85, for just $129 + free shipping!     You see it everywhere: The […]

17 More Ethical Jewelry Choices for the Responsible Fashionista

One of the things I struggle with is how to balance my love of fashion with my desire to be a socially and environmentally responsible shopper. I eschew fast fashion, choose more sustainable fabrics, but I struggle with my sustainable jewelry options. I recently went looking for more ethical jewelry […]

11 Clever DIY Father’s Day Ideas to Make for Dad

Show dad some love with these DIY Father’s Day ideas you can make. Forget going to the mall (to some a four-letter word) and getting dad a tie this Father’s Day. Instead of buying more crap that will just end up in a landfill, DIY Father’s Day gifts are the way […]