Seven Secrets to Eco Friendly Homes that Make Cents

1. Future-proof your home now. If you’ve been waiting to see what direction green will go, step on the path and join the crowd. All across the country, the demand for eco friendly homes is growing. ...more


WHERE DOES VITAMIN D3 COME FROM?This one may actually surprise you, as it did me! According to the New England Journal of Medicine, only about 10% of vitamin D comes from our food we eat and the remaining 90% we actually receive from sun exposure! Yes- that's really true...we shouldn't completely avoid the sun....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

The Cult of Organics: Is It Worth the Extra Money?

At a playdate with a group of mothers, I once horrified an impossibly hip, young mom by telling her I refused to eat organic food because it was too expensive and that I felt I wouldn't be buying a better product. The look of shock on her face made me wonder if I had suddenly experienced a Janet Jackson-esque wardrobe malfunction. After glancing down to make sure I wasn't flashing anyone (and to check that Justin Timberlake wasn't lurking behind a bush), I tried to calmly explain my position on organic versus conventionally grown food. ...more
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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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