Browsing the "Simple Living" Category

The Importance of Buying Local

August 28th, 2014 | by alexisstaley

Thousands of miles are traveled each day by hundreds upon hundreds of semi-trucks filled with food and items going from


Easy Ways to Help Save the Honey Bees

August 6th, 2013 | by The Green Divas

When one stands before a hive of bees, one should say quite solemnly to oneself, ‘By way of the hive the whole cosmos enters man and makes him strong and able’ - Rudolf Steiner


4 Ways to be a Happy Camper on Summer Vacation

July 29th, 2013 | by The Green Divas

Whether you are headed to the beach, or to experience a farm stay, or to a luxurious (but eco-friendly) hotel somewhere, or to visit family, or to pitch a tent in your favorite spot in nature, we shared tips for you on the Green Divas Radio Show this week


Tips for staying cool & having fun in a heat wave

July 23rd, 2013 | by The Green Divas

I'm not sure what the temperature is where you are, but here in New Jersey we are experiencing a string of seriously steamy days that makes going out the door feel more like walking into a sauna. Everyone seems a little cranky and we are all getting weary from talk of the weather and idiotic posts on Facebook about popped corn and God cooking NJ (yes, I am guilty of sharing both of these, because they made me LOL at a weak moment and I just couldn't help myself)


Natural Sore Throat Remedies

January 18th, 2013 | by Chris Keenan

It’s pretty much inevitable that you’ll wind up with a sore throat at least once now that Winter is fast approaching. Rather than waste time and money on over-the-counter medicine (which really do nothing other than numb your throat,) why not try some good old fashioned, natural home remedies to stop the pain


Powerlessness & Gratitude: Message from post-Sandy NJ

November 6th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

We are in northern, New Jersey. We were hit pretty hard by Sandy, but from what I can tell, we got off easy compared to lower Manhattan, Queens and the Jersey shore. We experienced 5 days of powerlessness. By day 3 I stopped flicking light switches, and quickly adjusted to candlelit dinners and huddling around the fireplaces for warmth, light and quietude.


Easy DIY Gift Ideas for the Non-Crafty Green Diva

September 26th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

I'm not the craftiest green diva, but I have been so inspired by some of my creative friends lately. Pinterest has become a visual buffet of craft porn and I've been having this urge to stop everything, run to Michael's for supplies and get creative with so much of the old stuff lying around here.



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