Sustainability: FDA Bans Triclosan and 18-Other Chemical Antibacterial Ingredients

HALLELUJAH!!!! Another win for people and the planet. The FDA has banned the chemical antibacterial TRICLOSAN which has always been on the list of ingredients to avoid in bath and body productsRead More…


Sustainability: 3-Tips for Waste Free Entertaining

Save $$ and the planet by going waste free for all your parties and picnics. Because a lot of our entertaining is done outside by a pool, all of the materials I’mRead More…


Sustainability: LED Lightbulbs are CHEAP, Go Green and $ave Green

When I had a physical store, only 3-years ago, LED light bulbs were still quite expensive. I even had some that cost $45 for A SINGLE 40-watt equivalent bulb! But now they’veRead More…


Los Angeles: Round-Up is being sprayed in our city parks

THIS IS IMPORTANT please share it will take seconds of your time. Thank you. The City of Los Angeles sprays the MONSANTO product ROUND-UP in our city parks. Please sign this petitionRead More…


Food and Health Tip: Freeze Your Lemons

I always start my day with lemon water. I’ve been doing it for years and it really works for me. There have also been numerous studies that suggest lemons cancer-inhibiting qualities (evenRead More…


Public Speaking: Los Angeles Green Festival

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be presenting at the Los Angeles Green Festival. I’m doing two 3-hour-long workshops (one on Saturday and one on Sunday) based on my blog posts “TheRead More…


Video: Purposeful Minimalism

I am not as far along as these folks, but I do practice my own form of minimalism because I do find that it keeps me organized and allows my brain toRead More…


Making Life Easier: Laundry Hacks

Laundry is the bane of most families experience. Here are some great ideas to make it easier and non-toxic. My fantasy is a laundry room as big as my kitchen to CONTAINRead More…


Los Angeles Pay Attention

Why every city in California doesn’t have one of these is beyond me. http://inhabitat.com/could-this-solar-powered-bike-lane-in-korea-inspire-other-countries-to-add-one/ Be sure to “FOLLOW” my blog with the links at the bottom of the page (mobile) or onRead More…


California Landscaping New Resource

Great new resource for those in California looking to garden with natives! Thanks Lindsey for the tip! http://news.berkeley.edu/2016/05/09/calscape-website-helps-californians-bring-back-native-plants/