Printed Skater Dress + Green Blazer.

I’m in love with this dress. Flouncy, lightweight, great neutral pattern, flattering fit– I could go on and on. The strappy nature + cutout detail means a blazer is necessary to make it office-friendly, so I grabbed a bright green version. Who says you can’t mix brights + patterns? Not me....more

Wearable Technology: Building a Cyborg Culture?

  Wearable Technology: Building a Cyborg Culture?by Deborah Kattler Kupetz/DKK Events ...more

An "Epic" Film About Environmental Concerns

What really goes on in a forest? And why should we care? Is a forest just a bunch of creepy vines, trees too tall to climb, and annoying insects that bite and sting? Or is it a place where Nature works the magic the Earth needs every day to keep our world going strong?...more
biggreenpurse Thanks for the RT. Hope the EPIC campaign is going well!more

Recycle To Help End Domestic Violence

The Violence Against Women Act was a landmark victory when it was signed into law in 1994. Last month, the U.S. Congress again made history, voting to sustain funding to the Domestic Violence Hotline and other services, as well as enhancing it with added protections for survivors. Yet, even with these support systems in place more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends each day in the United States....more

5 Ways Germany is More Environmentally With it Than the U.S

I have been living in Germany for over a year now and I must admit that this country has their stuff together when it comes to environmental issues. Here's my list of 5 things Germany is doing right......more

10 Tips to Simpleness

I have lived the simple life and loved it. I felt great, I looked great, and I was completely happy. In the past year I have really lost my way. I became depressed, gained weight, and just wasn't really living. Now I am on a journey to get back to the simpleness and beauty that I know life can be. Here are my tips to minimize the excess and maximise your life....more

The Benefits of Talking to Strangers

“You did not talk to her,” my 9-year-old said incredulously. “Not only did I talk to her,” I retorted, “I asked if I could videotape her.” ...more

Home Energy Audit: Incentives and Insulation

Spring is almost here, and you may be ready to open your windows, turn off your heater, and forget winter. But before you do, consider calling an energy auditor to find out about rebates and incentives for improvements to your home's energy efficiency. That was my first step in my latest project,  which is the focus of a series of posts at home(re)made. ...more

DIY home insulation: the whys and hows

Insulation – fiberglass, cellulose, foam board, rock wool – rarely the subject of conversation around my house, until recently. From the moment I stepped inside my home to view it for the first time, I started compiling a list of projects, mostly ones that would increase the resale value....more

Which Wild Animals Have You Spotted in Your Own Backyard?

Spring has almost sprung and that means it's time to start spotting the "critters" that might be visiting your backyard. Whether you live in the city, the suburbs or out in the country, there's always a chance to get in touch with your inner Ellie May and witness the wonder of our furred and feathered friends. Spotting wildlife helps us recognize that the environment is healthy and functioning....more
@reverberations  I have two wild bluebirds (official name is Western Scrub Jay) that visit my ...more