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When you're heading outside this summer, don't forget sunglasses, plenty of water and…essential oils? You bet. If you haven’t discovered the benefits of essential oils, hold onto your beach chair. Marcie Howard was just like you. She started using essential oils for basic purposes like removing the smell from clothes left too long in the washer. Or adding a non-toxic fragrance to the room. But when she got to reading—books and whatever else she could find online about essential oils—she discovered thousands of uses for the oils. She learned there were oils for her brother to help with hair growth. There were oils for her grandmother that could help improve her heart health, and oils to help her... Continue Reading →
I just spent a glorious weekend by the water. The air was clean and crisp and Mother Nature was her welcoming self. It wasn’t long after I returned home that I began to sneeze. My eyes started to water. Soon my nose was running and my throat had developed an itch. Ah, those darn allergies. I try to avoid pollen as much as possible—naturally. Over the years I have discovered many ways to achieve this. While spring tends to produce the greatest levels, pollen exists in just about any warm, dry weather, especially in the mornings. If you, too, are affected by pollen, check out these suggestions for reducing the pollen in your home. ... Continue Reading →
Let’s face it: We do not live in a perfect world. We add to landfills. Some of us still spray with pesticides while others can’t let go of fabric softener. Most of us agree that our home just isn’t green enough. Many of our Facebook friends clearly feel the same way. From replacing chemical cleaners with natural alternatives to bringing in more plants to installing solar panels, our friends shared what they’d like to do to create a healthier home. “I would get rid of our carpet and do a hardwood option.”—Jessica L. “Start making my own cleaning and personal hygiene products. I wish I had a clothes line and could add more air-cleaning plants.”—Deborah Anne “Install filtering screens so... Continue Reading →
Retailer Spotlight: Eco Carmel Ask Kristi Reimers what she likes about selling and you’ll hear crickets. But inquire about green products and you’ll find she’s got plenty to say. Kristi Reimers, proprietor of Eco Carmel, says the number of environmentally friendly products on the market continues to grow at a steady pace. “Sales is not fun; education is fun,” says Kristi, who opened her shop, Eco Carmel, about six years ago in Carmel-By-The-Sea after managing a local spa. “That’s how we speak with customers; we’re excited about the green products that work well.” Eco Carmel has evolved from general store into an invaluable resource for alternatives to otherwise toxic products. Here you’ll find a great selection of bedding, paint,... Continue Reading →
It’s so easy to get to where you’re going, do what you’ve got to do then retreat back into your safe haven, all without eye contact or a hearty hello spoken. But what kind of life is that? We all long for acceptance, to be part of something bigger than ourselves and the microcosm of a world we live in. Luckily, a growing number of us are finding kindred spirits in the garden. Maybe not in our own yards but in community gardens sprouting up throughout the country. Here is where we can dig deep, share a laugh and grow more than just vegetables. We can plant the seeds of a greener earth, share the fruit of our labors and... Continue Reading →