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Six Foods That Heal

By feeding our body the right foods, we might just live stronger, longer. Hippocrates – who was born in Greece in 460BC and died 370BC, believed that food was the answer to longevity. His famous quote “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,”...

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Eat Your Veggies Day

This time of year is so easy to get your fill of amazing veggies! We love them grilled. You can do this on the BBQ or in the oven. All you need is a selection of seasonal veggies, a little olive oil, sea salt and black...

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MAKE SOMETHING MONDAY – RIBBON HOLDERS

I have a drawer full of bits and pieces of ribbons that I won't throw away because I always need some for wrapping a gift or table decoration. So to make it easier to find what I need, I decided to tidy them up. Toilet rolls...

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Storing Off-Season Clothes

While Spring is a good time to begin this, sometimes we wait until the weather heats up before making that big closet change-over. But, whenever you do it, make sure your clothes are properly stored—that is if you want them to be in good condition...

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Roses –Their Color Has a Lot To Say

Used for hundreds of years to convey messages without words, roses stand alone in their ability to speak volumes! June is Rose Month, and apart from their unique beauty and wonderful fragrance, roses have a rich symbolism that stands alone in its abundant history and color...

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The Medicine Cabinet Must-Have – Emu Oil

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Anne Geller, the Founder and CEO of Thunder Ridge Emu Oil Products and as it turns out, a leading authority on emus! Anne has been raising them on her 30-acre ranch in Virginia since 1993 and now,...

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National Bike to Work Day

If you are considering making your commute a two-wheeler affair, you might want to check out some tips from Gale Bernhardt. In preparation for this article, I did actually try out City Bikes in New York City yesterday. The bike ride was no problem, actually trying...

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May 18 Questions: Kari Warberg Block from Earthkind

Each month we ask a new eco-maven 18 questions about his or her life, occupation, and advice for other like-minded people. This month we connected with Kari Warberg Block, Founder & CEO of Earth-Kind, Inc. 1.What is your name? Kari Warberg Block ( age:52)   2.What is your occupation? Founder...

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Healthy Salads for Memorial Day Get Togethers!

It’s the start of the outdoor season, so while it’s great to celebrate with friends and family, maybe the salads are a good way to sneak in some extra healthy and satisfying ingredients.   Kamut® Wheat Berry Tangerine and Arugula Salad   Super easy and really deliciously fresh and...

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CUT DOWN ON FOOD WASTE

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) estimates that the US throws away nearly 40% of its food. And a recent book, The Waste-free Kitchen, says that food waste in the US is up 50% since 1970. These numbers are staggering, especially when you think of how...