Election Dejection

If question 2 had failed by a 60 / 40 margin I think I could handle it. But knowing that you don't think the same as 73% of the population - there's something unsettling about that. Like I live in some sort of alternate universe or something, and an unpopular alternative universe at that....more

Wine and the Environment?

  I love wine tasting and learning about pairing it with certain foods. It’s so much fun giving my favorite wines as gifts and there’s just something so elegant about it....more

Smart Homes: What Are They?

Photo: Walt Disney Television ...more

Leo is a Hero-Stop Bashing His Passion for the Earth

  Hater’s will hate. Liker’s will like. And I like Leonardo Dicaprio! It has been reported that Leo is in Fort McMurray researching the oil sands for the Green World Rising documentary he is producing in conjunction with the Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation and Tree Media....more

Is Everybody Doing It?

We Hippies live near Toledo, OH and Handsome Hippie Hubby works there.  Last week we witnessed what happens when world comes to a screeching halt for nearly half a million people when an algae bloom on Lake Erie contaminated the city's water supply.  Residents of the city and many surrounding communities (thankfully not ours) were told not to drink, or even touch, the water coming out of their taps....more

Breastfeeding is Awesome! (Usually)

My one and only super controversial, highly scandalous breastfeeding photo.August 1-7, 2014 is world breastfeeding week....more

Microbeads in our Beauty Products have Major Environmental Consequences

Have you ever noticed those tiny blue scrubber beads in face wash or toothpaste? They're so tiny, maybe you missed them....more

Gisele Bündchen: Women Breaking Barriers to Clean Energy

Fashion icon Gisele Bündchen @giseleofficial is a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Environment Programme. She has been dubbed the world’s ‘greenest’ celebrity. After a more than five-mile walk to gather firewood with women in Kenya, she speaks out about the need for modern energy to reduce women’s labour and reduce pollution. ...more

World Ocean Day! My Top 5 Steps To Becoming A Sustainable Seafood Foodie

World Oceans Day is almost here! On June 8th people all around the world, from Australia to Canada, will be celebrating World’s Ocean Day in different ways. For me, the best way to celebrate our ocean is to show our appreciation for the food it provides us with. What better way to do that then to take a step back and reflect on our practices when it comes to enjoying a nice seafood dinner....more
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