• Can rice cakes ever be good? Well, the folks at Element think they can be if they are covered in chocolate! For my latest taste test, I tried Element’s chocolate covered rice cakes on camera for the first time – and recorded my immediate thoughts. Are they worth the money or calories? Watch and see!… [Continue Reading]

    Taste Test: Element Milk Chocolate Covered Rice Cakes
  • Can you use the power of gemstones to heal your skin beyond what natural ingredients can provide? It’s an intriguing concept, and one that was brought to my attention when Gemstone Organic contacted me to sample some of their beauty products. There’s no denying that Gemstone Organic has truly natural, certified organic beauty products using… [Continue Reading]

    Gemstone Organic Beauty Products Use Gemstone Essences & Raw Ingredients
  • You can have something sweet and not have it be horrible for you. It is important to choose sweeteners that aren’t processed or adulterated, though. So when Mohawk Valley Trading Company offered to send me their raw honey and maple syrup for review, I was happy to indulge! Honey is a big staple in my home.… [Continue Reading]

    Maple Syrup and Raw Honey Review from Mohawk Valley Trading Company
  • Do you, or anyone you know, plan to pursue education in a “green” field? You should apply for one of Plush Beds’ Green Scholarships, then! Starting this year, Plush Beds is offering a $1,000 scholarship per semester to a student pursuing a degree in a green field. The array of “green” degrees is wide and varying,… [Continue Reading]

    Win a Green Scholarship From Plush Beds
  • Over the next few weeks, a majority of the nation’s cranberry harvest will be enthusiastically consumed. But have you ever stopped to wonder, how do cranberries grow?? Even if you already think you know, you’ve just got to watch this amazing video from our friends at How Does It Grow? We’ve shared their previous three… [Continue Reading]

    How Do Cranberries Grow? Here’s the Video

Taste Test: Element Milk Chocolate Covered Rice Cakes

element rice cakes

Can rice cakes ever be good? Well, the folks at Element think they can be if they are covered in chocolate! For my latest taste test, I tried Element’s chocolate covered rice cakes on camera for the first time – and recorded my immediate thoughts. Are they worth the money or calories? Watch and see! [...]

Gemstone Organic Beauty Products Use Gemstone Essences & Raw Ingredients

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Can you use the power of gemstones to heal your skin beyond what natural ingredients can provide? It’s an intriguing concept, and one that was brought to my attention when Gemstone Organic contacted me to sample some of their beauty products. There’s no denying that Gemstone Organic has truly natural, certified organic beauty products using [...]

Maple Syrup and Raw Honey Review from Mohawk Valley Trading Company

Mohawk Valley Honey

You can have something sweet and not have it be horrible for you. It is important to choose sweeteners that aren’t processed or adulterated, though. So when Mohawk Valley Trading Company offered to send me their raw honey and maple syrup for review, I was happy to indulge! Honey is a big staple in my home. [...]

Win a Green Scholarship From Plush Beds

Green Scholarships 2

Do you, or anyone you know, plan to pursue education in a “green” field? You should apply for one of Plush Beds’ Green Scholarships, then! Starting this year, Plush Beds is offering a $1,000 scholarship per semester to a student pursuing a degree in a green field. The array of “green” degrees is wide and varying, [...]

How Do Cranberries Grow? Here’s the Video

How Does It Grow Cranberries

Over the next few weeks, a majority of the nation’s cranberry harvest will be enthusiastically consumed. But have you ever stopped to wonder, how do cranberries grow?? Even if you already think you know, you’ve just got to watch this amazing video from our friends at How Does It Grow? We’ve shared their previous three [...]

VOID Beauty Nail Polish – 5 FREE Nail Lacquer

VOID Nail Polish

VOID Beauty Nail Lacquers came into my life at just the right time. Having painted my nails less than a handful of times in the past year, because of all of the chemicals used in most nail polishes, I was thrilled to receive a manicure from Scotch Naturals at the ShiftCon conference I had just [...]

Love Bites By Tanuja Chocolate Chip Cookies

Photo Courtesy of Love Bites By Tanuja

Can a grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free chocolate chip cookie be good enough to drool over? I sampled Love Bites By Tanuja’s chocolate chip cookies at ShiftCon, an eco-wellness conference where these healthier sweet treats were part of our swag bag. Without using any processed white sugars, either, you’d think that Love Bites By Tanuja might be [...]

CocoMama Quinoa Breakfast Cereal Review

CocoMama Quinoa

I’ve been wanting to try CocoMama Quinoa Breakfast Cereal pouches for more than a year now, but the price has always prevented me from buying. The pictures look so yummy on the pouches (Banana Cinnamon, Honey Almond, Orange Cranberry and Wild Blueberry are the flavors). However, the $4 price tag was not palatable. So when [...]

Celebrate Fair Trade Month in October with these Great Finds!

Fair trade certified

Could you imagine surviving on less than $2 a day?? No, you couldn’t. Yet the people that grow and harvest the food and other products that you need to survive and thrive are somehow supporting their own families for around $2 a day worldwide. Doesn’t seem too fair, does it? That’s why there is Fair [...]

Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, Florida

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Sea turtles make their nests along Florida’s Atlantic Ocean beaches by the droves. Perhaps nowhere are there MORE sea turtle nests, though, than in the area around Juno Beach, Florida. These endangered animals that have so many odds stacked up against them in today’s modern world sometimes need a helping hand getting started. That’s why there is the [...]