{Green Living} Recycling in Sevilla

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This is a Guest Post from Gloria of Lolailo. One of the most beautiful things about traveling is that it opens up your eyes to other realities.  I grew up in Sevilla, a city of about 750,000 on the southwest corner of Spain.  I visited my family this past month, and during my vacation decided [...]

The Natural Kitchen book review

Spring is on it’s way and soon there will be lots of wonderful produce to fill our kitchens. Most of us have thought about our food choices and how we can be green. Many of us are aware of using non toxic cleaners to keep our hearths clean and happy. However it can be a [...]

In Praise of Farmers Markets

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Hurricane Irene hit farmers in the Northeast really hard a couple of weeks ago. Many lost their animals and their crop, as they were getting ready for the harvesting season. So this guest post by Gloria of Lolailo seem especially fitting today as she explores farmers markets and the benefits of buying from local farmers. [...]

{News and Views} Home Canning without BPA

It’s that time of the year when those of us who garden are starting to think about putting away the bounty of our hard work for the winter season. We all have different reasons why we tend a piece of land. It could be for the joy of growing fresh foods or to reduce our [...]

{News and Views} Thyroid health: Part Two

I wanted to continue last week’s post to give you an idea of what we all face as potential risks to our thyroid health. There are many factors that can cause the thyroid to become imbalanced. Today, I would like to talk about the environmental factors that can affect your thyroid health. Environmental Factors Exposure [...]