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40 Best Quotes About Friendship

EcoSalon’s favorite quotes about the people that make us stronger. An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. -Buddha Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if […]

20 Metabolism Boosting Foods That Will Help You Burn Fat

Delicious, nutrient-dense foods like chocolate and avocado can help you lose weight. When trying to lose weight, we tend to fixate on the foods we aren’t supposed to eat. We salivate over cheesecake at the coffee shop, eyeball our partners’ pizza and dream about cheese, glorious cheese. Instead, shift the […]

10 Signs It’s Time to Leave Your Job

Has your cubicle got you comatose? Here are some warning signs that it’s time to launch your conscious career. Most of us spend more time with our colleagues and bosses than our partners, kids and friends. If that’s not motivation to make sure your job is a good fit, what […]

30 Photos of the World’s Most Uniquely Designed Buildings

A sampling of contemporary architectural gems from around the world. Great buildings have the power to break convention, defy logic, and inspire visions of the future. Here, we celebrate thirty marvels of modern architecture, from the classic Le Corbusier (Frank Lloyd Wright) to mind-boggling inflated plastic biomes. These gems encompass a […]

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 […]

10 Ways the World Still Tries to Rule Women’s Bodies

Be pure. Be sexy. Be a nurturer. Don’t breastfeed in public. Messages to women are more conflicted than ever. We live in an advanced era of cloud computing, virtual personal assistants and cars that can parallel park themselves. So why is it that women so often feel like we’re still […]

20 (More) Great Quotes on Style

On simplicity, little black dresses, perceived beauty and how to have it all: 20 quotes about style. Perhaps it’s time for another little style pick-me-up so here are 20 more of the best style and fashion quotes of all time. We can all probably agree with fashion greats like Karl Lagerfeld, […]

20 Foods to Banish Belly Fat

Whittle your waistline with these 20 tasty and fat-blasting foods. Sadly, there are no magic foods that will simply melt away belly fat when you eat them. Trimming your waistline has more to do with what you don’t eat: you’ve got to cut out refined carbs and sugar, including alcohol, […]

30 Awesome Quotes About Food That You’ve Never Heard

EcoSalon’s favorite quotes about the simple pleasures of cooking and eating. If we’re not willing to settle for junk living, we certainly shouldn’t settle for junk food. -Sally Edwards Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity. -Voltaire

30 Gorgeous Photos of Winter Snowscapes

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. So far, the winter of 2011-2012 ranks as the fifth-warmest on record. And if temperatures continue to hover around the 40s through February, we’re set to break that record. For some, winter is as full throttle as it always has been. […]

Register This: Something Upcycled, Something Cool

You could register at Bed, Bath & Beyond like everybody else, but that would be boring. If you consider yourself more of a hobo bride than a Bridezilla, these registry ideas are dedicated to you. We’ve even included a china pattern and some crystal to appease your mother, and plenty […]

10 Signs It’s Time to Leave Your Relationship

Don’t stay for the wrong reasons. Sometimes, relationships are like ugly old sweaters: they’re not flattering, they don’t make you feel good, and they’re actually kind of scratchy, now that you think about it. But they’re so familiar, you just can’t bear to get rid of them. Consider giving yourself […]

7 Board Games For The Video Game Fatigued

Hasbro? More like has been. BIS Publishers, the Dutch version of Rizzoli, is giving Monopoly game-maker Hasbro a run for its pastel-hued money. Purveyors of prestigious tomes on graphic design, fashion, architecture, product design and advertising, the indie company has also made many star turns in gaming – the old […]

How to Say ‘What Is Your Name?’ in 20 Different Languages

20 ways to meet new people around the world, with links to pronunciation. Wat is jou naam? – Afrikaans Як вас завуць? (Jak vas zavuts’?) – Belarusian Håyi nå’ån-mu? (Hah-jee na-an moo?) – Chamorro 您貴姓大名? (Nín guìxìng dàmíng?) – Chinese (Mandarin) Jak se jmenujete? – Czech Mikä teidän nimenne on? – Finnish Wie heißen sie? – […]

2011 In Review: The New Antiquarian

The new antiquarian tends to live in a world of mystical, sometimes macabre, always evocative objects from times long past. This year saw the continued proliferation of the new antiquarian, a special breed of inquisitive human characterized by intense nostalgia, an appreciation for simple pleasures, and a preference for taxidermied […]

30 Humorous Quotes on Dieting

In honor of National Nutrition Month, a collection of the most ridiculous things ever said about unhealthy dieting. Probably nothing in the world arouses more false hopes than the first four hours of a diet. -Dan Bennett  I bought a talking refrigerator that said “Oink” every time I opened the […]

Top 10 Fashion Trends We Loved (And Hated) From 2011

Our annual roundup of the top ten trends that we loved (and hated) in 2011. Over the course of a year we covered numerous trends here at EcoSalon. Looking back, there are the few timeless fashion moments that we still love and will keep loving in 2012, but also some […]

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Most Ridiculous Quotes About Women (2012 Edition)

With beliefs like these floating around, we have to remind ourselves that it’s 2012. Welcome back everyone! Bad news, they did not cancel sexism this year so we’ve got a full list of horrific quotes about women made in 2012 to look forward to. All of last year’s rules apply, […]

20 (More) Great Quotes on Style

On simplicity, little black dresses, perceived beauty and how to have it all: 20 quotes about style. Perhaps it’s time for another little style pick-me-up so here are 20 more of the best style and fashion quotes of all time. We can all probably agree with fashion greats like Karl Lagerfeld, […]

Foodie Underground: 100 Things to Do With Your Summer Vacation

ColumnIt’s the season for eating outside with mason jars. Even if you’re not on an academic schedule, the longer days of the season mean that you have way more time on your hands than usual. Which indicates that it’s high time to stop drooling over blogs about backyard homesteading and […]

20 Best Quotes on Style

More dash than trash: 20 quotes about style. Sometimes we all need a little style pick-me-up so here are 20 of the best fashion quotes of all time that remind us we don’t have to buy more than we need. As the designers and style icons quoted already know, in fashion […]

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