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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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