About Karen Lee

As a former Captain of Eco Etsy and one of the current leaders for the team, I am really excited to be hanging out with like minded team members to share ideas on how we can leave the least amount of carbon footprint.

I sell eco-handmade and vintage goodies in my Etsy shop and consult small business owners on Karen Lee Consulting where popular Etsy Starter Kit is sold. And as a retired Chiropractor, I share natural health news and green tips on drkarenslee.com. Check out my past posts on Eco Etsy!

How to Improve Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency in Cold Weather

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If you live in the Northeast and survived the #Blizzard2015 – a.k.a. #Juno – beginning of this week, I hope you weren’t too inconvenienced by the storm. And even though it’s cold outside, I hope you don’t idle your car to warm up before starting your trip. Did you know that idling your car is […]

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DIY: Healing Boo-Boo Balm Recipe

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If you suffer from Eczema or other kinds of dry skin, you will love this simple and safe skin balm recipe. Scratch Mommy started on making her own products when she saw a documentary called Bag It. And plagued with a food related skin condition Eczema, she started making natural skin balms for her and […]

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Plantain & Kelp Plaque-Fighting Tooth Powder

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Most commercial toothpaste contain fluoride that can be toxic to your health. There are a lot of natural toothpaste recipe on the web but have you tried a tooth powder? I never heard of using plantain but this post by Learning and Yearning sounds very promising for preventing cavities. Check out the recipe and more […]

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Chipotle Has Stopped Serving Pork At Hundreds Of Restaurants

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When I was a vegetarian, Chipotle was my go-to fast food joint for take outs on those days when I didn’t feel like cooking. But recently, as I started to eat meat, I couldn’t stomach many of the fast food joints for a quick meal. So I went back to trying Chiptole’s for their meat […]

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Korean Kimchi Recipe by ecokaren

kimchi recipe by ecokaren

Fermented food is all the rage these days. Fermented tea (kombucha), fermented pseudo non-dairy yogurt, Kefir, sauerkraut, cucumbers, and….kimchi. For those who never watched M*A*S*H*, Kimchi is a (smelly) fermented pickled cabbage from Korea. And it has been known to be helpful for many things, except for fungal infection in your toes. Just kidding. But […]

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Bacalao with Vianda and Rice {Recipe}

bacalao with vianda and rice ecoetsy

When Myra and I posted tandem tutorials – how to make disposable bowl with banana leaves and my recycled picnic blanket – I saw her eating lunch in her banana leaf bowl and it looked delicious. And I thought it would be great to explore yummy ethnic dishes, especially if you can buy the ingredients […]

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Handmade to Sell Book Review and Giveaway

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I had the pleasure of reading the popular Handmade to Sell written by Kelly Rand, former editor of Crafting a Green World, a co-founder and executive director of Hello Craft, a director of the Summit of Awesome, and a Crafty Bastard organizer. This easy to read but chock full of insightful facts and tips “bible” […]

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