That’s So Gaia

January 27, 2009

GAIA CONCEPTIONSRemember when Juicy tried to being back genie pants a few years ago? They had some gold-trimmed knee-length sweatpants that were very short lived as a fashion movement. Perhaps it didn’t really work considering whether you’re going to do funny pants, you need to be subtle about it. W…

DIY your PBJ

January 27, 2009

Homemade Peanut Butter
Have you been following the latest news on peanut butter recalls?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently found Salmonella Typhimurium in the peanut butter and peanut paste produced by the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) at its Blakely, Georgia processing plant. And…

It’s The Real Deal, Yo

January 26, 2009

THE REAL DEALThe “real deal” is that hats made from recycled tarps are waaayyyy cooler than hats not made from recycled tarps. These outback- style hats from Real Deal Brazil are made using old tarps from Brazilian trucks traveling from Sao Paulo to the Amazon, which means all the good traveling vib…

Vaccination Update

January 25, 2009

To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate
I am not a doctor. Nor do a play one on TV.
Over the years, that has been my standard response whenever anyone asks for my opinion on whether or not to vaccinate their children. It’s such a huge issue, and probably one of the most contentious issues facing ne…

Nature’s Bounty $10,000 Giveaway

January 25, 2009

Filed under: Health, Tips, Natural Body Care, FitnessNature’s Bounty, a vitamin and supplement supplier, is offering $10,000 for a green home makeover. As part of the company’s Healthy You, Healthy Earth Sweepstakes, they hope to raise awareness about their environmentally friendly products and poli…

Recycle Cardboard into Cat Scratching Fun

January 25, 2009

Filed under: Home, TipsIf you have a cat, hopefully you’ve discovered the cardboard cat scratching pads that save your furniture from those tiny, sharp claws. All they are is some corrugated cardboard all glued together, so how about making your own? Design*Sponge has a simple set of directions for …

Combine good eco-habits with recycling for smaller footprint

January 24, 2009

Filed under: Home, TipsI just read about five habits that matter more than recycling which explains that some habits compose an even bigger reduction in your carbon footprint than normal recycling. I’m all for that but instead of stating they matter more, lets form certain and combine them with recy…

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