Forget New Year's Resolutions that make everything harder and more complex. Why is it always about doing more? Can we all do less for a change? It's time for a serious paring down; a hard core detox. It's time for simplifying. There's nothing super about being a superwoman. So, with the beloved holidays behind us … Continue reading The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Simplifying, Saying No and Saving Money
As a young girl my favorite time of year was the week before school started every September. Not because I went shopping for new clothes - a plaid skirt and white blouse were the extent of my "uniform". I equated back-to-school with school supplies. A new binder with a plastic zip-lock envelope packed full of … Continue reading Make the Green Grade: Eco School Supplies Checklist
Just as we can't judge a book by its cover, we shouldn't choose a shampoo simply for its smell. It may smell terrific, but is it filled with chemicals and artificial fragrances that will weigh down your wavy mane? Or maybe it boasts "fragrance-free" but lists unpronounceable ingredients that are sure to damage your 'do. … Continue reading Tame Those Tresses: Best Eco Friendly Shampoo, Conditioner, and Hair Care
Everyone has one; it doesn't matter where you live or how organized you are or which candidate you vote for. The junk drawer does not discriminate. And unless you're a Zen monk, the idea of emptying and sorting said drawer sends you running for cover. Yes, I'm fairly certain most of us have done battle … Continue reading How to Win the Battle of the Junk Drawer
I, Kim Derby, would really like you to get busy. Why? Because sex, my friends, is good for the planet. Tell your friends, tell your neighbors, tell your...well, if you're doing this properly, you probably won't need to tell them. I know all of you smart, sophisticated eco-vixens have it in you. Here's why going … Continue reading More Sex, Ladies: the Planet Is Counting on You!
Poor thing, he'll be out there all night. Let's just say I've dated a lot. I have dozens of horrible yet hilarious dating tales, but I continue to pick myself up, dust off the disappointment and carry on - hey, the good outweighs the bad and there's always the chance for love. However, I have … Continue reading For the Guys: 10 Things to Avoid if You Want to Date a Green Goddess
I remember when owning a laptop was considered a luxury. Now it seems that everyone who's anyone has one - my neighbor's six-year-old, my grandfather (who, by the way, forwards far too many jokes and chain letters to me. I love you anyway, gramps!), writers and investment bankers, artists and attorneys. For lifestyles (and laptops) … Continue reading A Guide to Eco Laptop Bags
Do you know someone who hasn't quite gone green? Maybe they've bought organic food once, or recycled soda cans or plastic bottles on a few occasions. But what they really need is a good, swift"¦kit. Get them started now with these green essentials: This eco-chic canvas tote is stunning and just the right size for … Continue reading A Go-Green Gift Kit for Your *Almost* Eco-Friendly Friend
Your life is green and you do your best to make it an eco-friendly day, every day. So take your eco-friendly intentions to Low Impact Living and try their just-launched Environmental Impact Calculator to find helpful ways to green up your home. This innovative tool provides personalized information to help you lighten your casa's carbon … Continue reading You’ve Got Your Home’s Eco Score…Now What?