Happy Organic Birthday to You!

It’s been a month of birthdays for the Sarnoff family. First there was my husband’s 40th surprise party, which ended up with a karaoke performance of “I’ve Had the Time of My Life” complete with lifts. (Yes, tequila was involved.) Then, my daughter turned eight, and we hosted a five-girl, two-movie sleepover party. (No tequila, but an equally painful morning after.) ...more

Think that chocolate cake you’ve been eyeing will blow your diet for the week? Think again. These raw desserts are actually good

Think that chocolate cake you’ve been eyeing will blow your diet for the week? Think again. Eco Chef Ani Phyo’s desserts are actually good for you. But before we get to the cake, let’s talk about the chocolate. ...more

Post-Katrina Environmentalism in New Orleans: Can I Get An Organic Sno-Ball With That?

I spent last week with my family in New Orleans where people still feel the wake of Hurricane Katrina. That was five years ago but there are areas where the city looks like some kind of Potter-esque villain pointed a wand and waved a swath of nothingness across a neighborhood. No cars. No trees. No people. Not even a stray dog. Just empty houses, and the scary-crazy hidden squatter-y things that go on in them. ...more

New Orleans and environmentalism--such a juxtaposition, and yet such a ...more

Testing your compatibility with your current or prospective mate? Don’t stop at astrology. Are you a veggie or a fruit?

  When testing your compatibility with your current or prospective mate, don’t stop at astrological signs. According to scientists, food choice may shed some light on who is best suited for you.  ...more

Nothing comes between a girl and her old mascara, but new natural versions don’t smudge or cause brain damage + 15% off.

  There’s no allegiance like that of a girl to her mascara. ...more

Green Living: microfiber cloths

For 2009, we promised to be nicer to mother earth (to at least balance out our bad years). We already have a system in place to cut down on using disposable plates and utensils, and wanted to take it a step further with cutting down on paper towels. ...more