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The Toxin-Free Home

August 13, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Books, Essential Oils, Garden /Plants, Health and Beauty

  A great new comprehensive book about keeping your home SQUEAKY clean without harmful chemicals. But it doesn’t stop there, it give detailed, thoughtful suggestions on the garden, health care, outdoor pests and more. The Toxin-Free Home – A guide to Maintaining a Clean, Eco-Friendly, and Healthy Home is written by Alison Haynes. It is […]

One of the Best Olive Oil Discussions

August 09, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Food, Health and Beauty

It is great to have a lively discussion about Olive Oil. It costs enough that you’d really like to get something nice and Healthy. Take a look at this link it is a thoughtful review of Trader Joe’s Oils and the discussions are worth reading. Also take a look at this UHC TV link – […]

GardenAware.com Sets Its Sites on New Generation of Gardeners

August 05, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Compost, Food, Garden /Plants

The new online gardening resource, Garden Aware is aiming to get more young readers gardening. It has set out to break the stereotype that green fingers are a hobby for the older generation with a colourful and engaging website offering interesting and attention-grabbing articles. With a recent global gardening survey revealing that 47% of the […]

Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards

July 23, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Discover earth, Events

This year’s shortlist for the Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards is finally out! If you’re curious about who made it (from more than 300!), the full list is available here: http://events.ethicalcorp.com/awards The winners will be announced at a glamorous awards dinner ceremony in central London on the 25th of September The competition is tough, and […]

Make Garbage Great – a Cool New Book

July 23, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Discover earth, Energy Saving, Green Art, Recycling

Did You Know?? 200 billion pounds of plastic are manufactured every year, almost the same number of stars that there are in the Milky Way. A great new book, that walks the talk — yes woodfree paper. Crafts and projects that will engage and excite kids.  Great information, hints, tips and FUN.  – the editor […]

Bees: An Up-Close Look at Pollinators Around the World

July 23, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Books, Garden /Plants

Bees, pollinators, and the environmental challenges they are facing have been much in the news lately, and there’s a new book about them that’s piquing, much interest. Bees: An Up-Close Look at Pollinators Around the World  is unlike any book on the subject, presenting more than 100 of the most eye-catching bees from around the […]

2015 National Balloon Classic in Iowa

July 22, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Discover earth, Events

This looks so wonderful, and it is a favorite event of the locals.   NINE Days of Music, fun, flight! Wow.  2015 National Balloon Classic   July 24-August 1 Join us during an incredible 9-day event! Live bands/entertainment nightly, Kids Land activities, fabulous food offerings, Nite Glow Extravaganza, Fireworks, and of course spectacular hot air balloons from all over the […]

Desserts and Essential Oils

July 12, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Essential Oils, Events, Health and Beauty

Make some great, healthy changes. You can change with good oils – switch to Olive Oil in your baking. YES- baking! Take a look at this video that discusses Converting your Desserts !  (41 mins) Add essential oils, olive oil, get rid of the fake stuff, add flavor to your creations. “Olive Oil Queen” Micki Sannar […]

Wedding Day – Calm Yourself!

July 12, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Essential Oils, Health and Beauty

Balance: put on back of neck to help with nerves Lemon: to add to your water as a pick-me-up Wild Orange: rub on the bottom of your feet for an energy boost Helichrysum: to help with any skin irritation DigestZen: to help calm any tummy troubles Deep Blue: to rub on your temples and neck […]

Can skin cancer be prevented?

July 12, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Health and Beauty, Toxic Products

The best ways to lower your risk of skin cancer are to avoid long exposure to intense sunlight and practice sun safety. You can still exercise and enjoy the outdoors while using sun safety at the same time. Here are some ways to be sun safe: Seek shade, especially in the middle of the day […]