Unplug Yourself
Nov03

Unplug Yourself

In this day and age, it seems everyone has a technological device. Even kids as young as six years old can be seen on their iPads or tablets or smart phones, constantly updating their own Instagram, Twitter, and/or Facebook accounts....

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Indoor Plants Part 3: Peace Lily
Aug28

Indoor Plants Part 3: Peace Lily

Spathiphyllum (Peace Lily) Houseplants that produce flowers can be difficult to find. Peace lily is an exception. Its white flower sits on top of a long stem but the real attraction is the white spathe that surrounds the flower like...

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Compassionate Choices
Aug12

Compassionate Choices

In the month and a half that I’ve been vegetarian, the question I’ve been asked the most has definitely been “WHY??” And whenever my family chows down on an In-n-Out Burger or on some bacon, I definitely ask myself that,...

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Indoor Plants: A Life Support System Part 2
Aug03

Indoor Plants: A Life Support System Part 2

(For Part 1 of Rick Perillo’s blog series on indoor plants, please visit http://greenlifestyles.org/indoor-plants/) Epipremnum aureum (pothos, devil’s ivy, money plant) You have seen this one growing in the waiting room of your dentist. Set against the backdrop of...

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Book Review: The Allergy-Fighting Garden by Thomas Leo Ogren
Aug01

Book Review: The Allergy-Fighting Garden by Thomas Leo Ogren

The allergy-fighting garden would be a blessing in disguise to every gardener or homeowner suffering from allergies. Thomas Leo Ogren, who has a master’s degree in Agriculture, has dedicated years of research to the study of plants, herbs and trees...

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Eco Nuts: Laundry Detergent for the Eco-Conscious

Eco Nuts laundry detergent has long been a staple of eco-conscious consumers and those that like to use environmentally friendly products. It also has main street appeal, too. It is priced reasonably, smells great, and does a wonderful job cleaning...

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