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5 Convenient Places to Pick Up Healthy Cosmetics

It’s a goal of the green movement: Everyday access to healthier elements we can incorporate into our lives. Health and beauty is no exception, and you are officially out of excuses for not buying alternative pure and natural products over poison-filled cosmetics when you have the chance. Here’s the glowing skinny […]

Nu? Eco Ketubas, Kippots, Bagels and Wine for Repairing the World

Jewish is going greenish. It’s a phenomenon I like to call Oy-Soy, the marriage of ethical Jewish values with eco alternatives – everything from the artifacts that help color our heritage to a back-to-nature approach to living more sustainably. I guess it’s all in line with the goals of tikkun […]

Name That Eco Baby!

A for Apple, B is for Beluga, C is for Chullo. Pretty baby! Parents on planet Hollywood and elsewhere are headed in that fruity, foamy and woolly direction in declaring devotion to Mama Earth via naming their young. In the roaring Nineties, when real estate and dot comers were soaring, […]

Circle of Trusty Style: Green Your Napkin Rings

Leave those disposable paper napkins in the grocery aisle and get busy adding style to the reusable pile! Now that we are all invested in organic, reusable cloth (wash in cold, hang dry, of course), spruce up your table and thrill your guests with fun green napkin rings. Calories burned […]

The Jeg’s Up!

Jeggings: The season’s hot pants give new meaning to OMG! Optimum mailable garment? Over my girth? Omnipresent mod gear? I could go on and on, but I will spare you, and simply rant about how the stretchiest jeans for a body-fluctuating planet are an inescapable fashion feature this fall – […]

Totally Tubular Wine!

It’s not your grandmother’s wine box! This 3-liter tube contains a premium, rich and structured California Cab – the first release by winemaker Barry Gnekow, who went looking for a way to drink outside the box and to entertain without the waste. “My goal was to produce the equivalent of […]

Freedom from SIGG-nificant BPA

This is a new SIGG water bottle with a Keith Haring lady liberty design, part of a limited edition series celebrating America, land of the free, home of  thirsty. Perhaps you could score one of these cool designs for free by getting rid of an old SIGG bottle that contains […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – In Your Thumb?

Everyone knows it is bad news when thumbs are playing tiny keyboards behind the wheel, but other societal pains are now surfacing from chronic texting – namely carpal tunnel syndrome in teens. Ouch! That compulsion to get a rush from staying connected could prove an addiction more risky than good […]

Photoshopping, the New Alternative to Aging Naturally

They chow down the same foods we healthy middle-aged women eat: Quinoa, lean proteins, fresh organic produce, water from chic reusable Sigg bottles. They drive hybrids and raise funds for good causes, shun the direct sun, and sometimes even wear secondhand fashion (couture, of course). But tinsel town celebrities my […]

Rescue Dogs Get New Leash on Life

The casting call went out last January, not to big Hollywood agents but to animal shelters and rescue groups across the country. Looking for four-legged crooners, black and white, who can get along with others on tour, do the old soft paw on stage, and won’t leap off into the […]

‘Tis the Season for Brawls and Name Calling

You better not shout. You better not cry. You better not snake someone’s parking space at the mall cause they might be high. Santa Claus is coming to town! Yay! At the cost of looting yet another candy coated jingle, it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but also […]

10 Organic Summer Finds for Natural Little Beauties

It’s all about fun in the sun when dressing little girls in the ultra bright and cheerful colors of the season. Nothing better suits their bubbly personalities than golden sunflowers, blissful seahorses and garden ladybugs. Go wild but don’t forget the sunscreen (summer’s most crucial fashion statement). EarthGroovz Sunflower Tunic […]

Ecosalon Recipes: Peachy-Green Summer Delights

Image: She Knows We’ve become peach combers in my house, this summer, sharing slices of the sensuous summer fruit during movies or games instead of the usual cookies and candy. The kids are fighting over fruit? You got the last slice! No, you did! Hey, how did we go right? […]

Men are Obsolete: Another Myth of the Culture Machine

And so it goes for women determined to prove that in the historic struggle for equality and a lighter laundry load, the second sex has come out on top, resulting in unprecedented role reversals – giving women an edge in educating, managing and thriving. Are females simply better designed to […]

15 Fun Feng Shui Tips

I’m having trouble sleeping since I’m edged into a corner of the bed, smack next to a nightstand. That’s why I’m getting ready to move my bedroom furnishings and eliminate some elements, as challenging as that might be. Feeling centered in our lives can effect everything, from sleeping well at […]

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10 Men With the Capacity to Change the World

A look at 10 powerful men who have grown to become better people who in turn, better our lives. We continue to seek leaders among movers and shakers capable of making a difference. Who is out there, we ask, in these bleak times to govern, protect and prosper? Here is […]

The Packaging of Our Lives

 Why must everything come in packaging that’s seemingly ready-made for nuclear meltdown? The clamshell isn’t finished, but perhaps it has met its match in the flesh-eating Pyranna, a wrap rage coping tool with teeth to cut ridiculously over-packaged goods. Evidently, manufacturers are more focused on anti-theft and cost saving plastic […]

7 Lessons from Canada’s Environmental Pragmatism

In two words? Canada executes. Having just returned from extraordinary Vancouver, I can appreciate how its greenness extends beyond the pristine meadows of Stanley Park to thrive in the souls of its dwellers who witness their slightly higher taxes at work in the form of a well-maintained, pothole-free environs. It’s […]

10 Fashion Finds for The Sophisticated Urban Man

A celebration of men’s urban street wear. Fashion for the urban man’s newfangled eclecticism is defined by shortcut tailoring of preppy classics paired with offbeat hats, bespoke and on-trend sneakers, designer shades and the accessory fixture that has witnessed high speed travel from Paris this summer – the essential neck […]

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