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A True Find: Dr. Weil Baby
Tuesday, 12 Oct, 2010 – 18:10 | Comments Off on A True Find: Dr. Weil Baby
A True Find: Dr. Weil Baby

A TRUE FIND: Weil Baby BPA-free and glass bottles and nipples.
THE GOODS: BPA/EA Free Baby Bottles, glass baby bottles, sippy cups, training cups, drinking cups, baby gifts and sets, and accessories.
THE EXPERIENCE: According to …

Green Quest #3: Treat Trick for Green Halloween?
Tuesday, 12 Oct, 2010 – 12:30 | Comments Off on Green Quest #3: Treat Trick for Green Halloween?
Green Quest #3:  Treat Trick for Green Halloween?

There are many ways to go green for Halloween, such as choosing heirloom for your Jack-O-Lantern (such as is used in the photo), costumes that support reuse (old sheets, clothes, yarn), natural materials (cotton, berries …

Green Quest #2: Top Tip to Detox Bedroom?
Wednesday, 6 Oct, 2010 – 8:18 | One Comment
Green Quest #2:  Top Tip to Detox Bedroom?

What is the one thing you can do to quickly and easily reduce the amount of synthetic chemicals you breathe in your bedroom?
Why is this important? Environmental health physicians always recommend that your bedroom …

A True Find: Simplers Hydrosol (DIY for Ticks!)
Tuesday, 5 Oct, 2010 – 18:43 | Comments Off on A True Find: Simplers Hydrosol (DIY for Ticks!)
A True Find: Simplers Hydrosol (DIY for Ticks!)

A TRUE FIND: Simplers Therapeutic Hydrosols, Rose Geranium in particular
THE GOODS: First let me point out that Simplers botanical hydrosols are wonderful. I have used the Rose Therapeutic Hydrosol for a number of years, frequently …

Peaches and Cream Mask – DIY Diva
Friday, 27 Aug, 2010 – 14:20 | Comments Off on Peaches and Cream Mask – DIY Diva
Peaches and Cream Mask – DIY Diva

At the end of the summer and early fall especially, there is a lot of old tan skin sloughing off the body. Such a season is ideal for doing a body Peaches and Cream Mask, …

Favorite Farmers’ Market Meal
Wednesday, 18 Aug, 2010 – 10:30 | Comments Off on Favorite Farmers’ Market Meal
Favorite Farmers’ Market Meal

Yesterday, I was perusing my town’s farmers’ market, and was pleased to find local, organic versions of all the ingredients needed to make my absolute favorite summer meal. The meal? Pasta with roasted garlic, …

The Lumper of Ill Repute
Tuesday, 17 Aug, 2010 – 10:06 | 3 Comments
The Lumper of Ill Repute

This photo is of the lumper potato! The Irish Potato Famine, which killed thousands of people and caused millions to emigrate in the 1840s, was caused by reliance on one kind of potato — the …

Skin Toner from the Garden – Annie’s Advice
Friday, 13 Aug, 2010 – 12:36 | Comments Off on Skin Toner from the Garden – Annie’s Advice
Skin Toner from the Garden – Annie’s Advice

The most nourishing, healing, and beautifying skin care products are grown, and this formula is one of a three-part Mayan formula that is about as good as it gets for the skin. I uncovered the …

Soap-Free, Hydrating Skin Cleanser
Monday, 9 Aug, 2010 – 14:08 | 2 Comments
Soap-Free, Hydrating Skin Cleanser

Vegetable glycerin is a gift for the skin because it is emollient–softening and soothing skin–and a humectant, helping the skin hold moisture. Because vegetable glycerin it is soluble in both water and alcohol, it is …

North and South – A Pause for Beauty
Monday, 2 Aug, 2010 – 7:16 | Comments Off on North and South – A Pause for Beauty
North and South – A Pause for Beauty

By Rod MacIver (www.herondance.org).
If you say north and south are opposites, you then have to recognize there’s a whole range in between. Therefore you have to tremendously enrich the field . . . …