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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 […]

Looking at the Exercise Tracking options

July 10, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Health and Beauty

From our group of fitness buffs, comes this comment: I thought you’d enjoy the pros /cons. I had looked at this category in general. Found it coming up short in several aspects. I am holding out on a Smartwatch instead until those mature a bit more. If I was going to buy right now, I’d […]

Drought drives greater household use of gray water

July 08, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Energy Saving, Garden /Plants

LA TIMES — tells you…. what I hope you are already doing! My trees and bushes and herbs all like my slightly soapy wash water.  You can do it too. http://www.latimes.com/science/la-me-gray-water-20150704-story.html   You can capture water in your tub from your shower (don’t trip on the bucket), collect buckets of wash water, reroute your sink […]

The Nation for Influencers

July 08, 2015 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Global Understanding

The Nation Celebrates 150th Birthday with Highly Curated, Nimble New Website www.thenation.com New York, NY — July 6, 2015 — The Nation, America’s oldest weekly magazine, celebrates its milestone anniversary today with a complete redesign of TheNation.com. Exactly 150 years from the debut of The Nation‘s first issue, the reimagined website ensures that The Nation […]