I Went Soap-Free and I Liked It

I've gone soap-free. I like it. And I'm not alone. ...more
Very interesting!  I use Biotin shampoo on my hair and lather for privates. But have to use ...more

Top 10 Easy Earth Day Activity Ideas

Earth Day is here! Have you thought about what you might do to celebrate this big blue and green marble we call home? Here are some ideas for my favorite earth-friendly activities that you can do with friends and/or family for a fun and green Earth Day!...more
I've given up lattes unless I have my "To-Go" cup.  I've been feeling so guilty about all the ...more

Get the Stench Out of Your Smelly Gym Clothes

It started just like any other typical day at the gym. I arrived at the usual time in my normal attire: old lycra capris, a baggy t-shirt and hair piled on top of my head....more
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Tips On Creating An Eco-friendly Interior

There are so many things to think about when you are decorating your home. Not only do you need to think about colors, decorating styles, etc., you also need to think about the health of everyone living in the home. You may be wondering what decorating has to do with your health. Well, the materials that are used for your home décor may not be overly health-friendly, but there are all kinds of better options out there that are. What you need to do is some research so you can learn how to adopt an eco-friendly decorating style. Here are some tips to get you started....more

Coconut Oil for Sunburns: Just in Time for Summer!

I am a big proponent for coconut oil. I slather the stuff on my skin; use it in my baking and as an agent for soothing sunburn. Coconut oil works wonders as a moisturizer, so when I came home from the beach the other day with a nasty sunburn on the backs of my legs (we’ve all been there, you know, that upper part near your butt that you always miss when you put on sunscreen), I decided to try a little coconut love. ...more
I LOVE coconut oil as well! It is my daily moisturizer mixed with Young Living Lavender. This ...more

An Architect's Journey to Turn a Scrap of This and Remnants of That into Fine Homes

Christine Bleyhl is not the stereotypical architect in black clothing.  She often dresses in soft, fall colors that compliment her flowing auburn hair and former copper-colored Volvo. ...more

Will National Park History Repeat Itself?

Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir began the Environmental Movement in 1903.Now, imagine this scene with Barack Obama and Aaron Mair....more

THE BEAUTY CLOSET'S ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO FACE WASHES:

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW?!I think most of us could claim by now to be close to if not already experts in this area. BUT...I was quite surprised myself on some things I didn't know about face washes- like what they put in them for example or what ingredients and types of face washes are actually best for my skin!...more