Care by Stella McCartney: Organic Beauty

Carrying on her mother’s environmentally and animal-friendly legacy, Stella McCartney has introduced a wonderful line of certified organic skincare products formulated with 100 percent organic ingredients that are ecocert-certified, no petrochemicals or silicones. Care by Stella McCartney is a unique range of ethical and effective skincare products that combines the ultimate in pampering and nature […]

Inexpensive, DIY Home Accents: Web Round-Up

The Budget Casa brings you links from around the web on what’s hot for your home: ~ Looking for an inexpensive and easy way to add color and style to a room? BHG recommends using beautiful paper to do things such as cover lampshades, create wall art, and more (read more here) ~ Country Living […]

Flip & Tumble’s 24-7 bag: Product Review

What: Paige puts Flip & Tumble’s 24-7 bag, $12, to the test. The Lowdown: About two weeks ago I went to visit a friend. She had just arrived home from the grocery store before my arrival and next to her front door was a mixture of canvas bags and Trader Joe’s reusable bags, strewn across […]

Microplane: Product Review

Developed for woodworking, the Microplane rasp-type grater has found new life in the kitchen. Available in standard, extra coarse and ribbon grades, the tool can grate hard Parmesan Reggiano cheese into lacy wisps, as well as zest citrus fruits. The precise tool can be found for $10-14 and lasts a lifetime. The razor-sharp holes produce […]

Fruit Snacks: Organic Food

Waiting in line at the health-food store, we recently spied FruitaBu Smoooshed fruit snacks. Retailing for just 50¢ each, the snacks are a great way to get an extra bit of fruit in your diet. The snacks are USDA organic and all sugars in the product are found naturally in the fruit, no high fructose […]

Loans that Change Lives: Do Good

What: Kiva lets you connect with and loan money to unique entrepreneurs in the developing world. By choosing a loan on Kiva, you can “sponsor a business” and help the world’s working poor make great strides towards economic independence. Throughout the course of the loan (usually 6-12 months), you can receive email journal updates from […]

Reduce Disposables: Reader Tips

Reusing common household products reduces waste and helps conserve resources. It’s a simple way to make a positive environmental impact. Here are a few ways we reduce our use of disposable products: Whenever we take our cup of joe to go, we bring a reusable coffee mug. we’ve broken the bottled water habit. More than […]