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5 Fun and Easy Ways to Fit in Fitness on a Cruise

5 Fun and Easy Ways to Fit in Fitness on a Cruise

When most people think about cruises, food and lots of it, is the image that immediately comes to mind. And I am no different. My family and I love to travel and cruising is one easy and convenient way to sample lots of new–as well as old–destinations. The fact that we live fairly close to our […]

Meatless Monday: Vegan Apple Crumble

Meatless Monday: Vegan Apple Crumble

One of my favorite things about fall is the abundance of fresh, sweet, juicy organic apples at my local farmer’s market. It is also lots of  fun to pick our own apples at nearby orchards. I’m lucky because there are many within driving distance of my home–which always makes for a fun and festive outing for family […]

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10 Anti-Tempataion Affirmations to Help You Make Healthy Diet & Lifestyle Choices

Fight Temptation with 10 Affirmations to Help You Make Healthy Diet & Lifestyle Choices

Let’s face it. When we are trying to watch what we eat and drink, temptation is absolutely everywhere. When everyone around us at the office is indulging in pizza, burgers, fries, and sugary drinks, it’s awfully tempting to join in, isn’t it? When we have “convenience” food bombarding us from every direction, it can be […]

Love & pizza: Vegan pizza recipes that satisfy my soul

Love & Pizza: Vegan Pizza Recipes That Satisfy My Soul

We all have those days when we feel kind of blue. Out of sorts. Worried. Or just plain stressed! I know I do. When I’m down and feeling needy, my favorite, soul-satisfying food is pizza. Let’s face it, there is really nothing quite like it. Now, I don’t want to be the one to advocate […]

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Meatless Monday: Vegan Apple Crumble

Meatless Monday: Vegan Apple Crumble

One of my favorite things about fall is the abundance of fresh, sweet, juicy organic apples at my local farmer’s market. It is also lots of  fun to pick our own apples at nearby orchards. I’m lucky because there are many within driving distance of my home–which always makes for a fun and festive outing for family […]

10 Amazing Vegan Tips For Weight Loss

10 Amazing Vegan Tips For Weight Loss

Guest post by Daisy Rachel You have probably heard that many people have successfully used the vegan diet to lose weight. However, you are wondering if it is effective for the long term and if there are some insider secrets that you should be aware of in order to lose weight and maintain it. You […]

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Fit & Fab

5 Fun and Easy Ways to Fit in Fitness on a Cruise

5 Fun and Easy Ways to Fit in Fitness on a Cruise

When most people think about cruises, food and lots of it, is the image that immediately comes to mind. And I am no different. My family and I love to travel and cruising is one easy and convenient way to sample lots of new–as well as old–destinations. The fact that we live fairly close to our […]

Top Tips for Escaping the City Without Leaving

Top Tips for Escaping the City Without Leaving

‘I’m too busy to do that right now’ are words you no doubt catch yourself uttering on a regular- perhaps even daily- basis. We are a stressed nation, overwhelmed by the demands of work, socializing, bustling cities and keeping healthy. The American Institute of Stress reported that heavy workloads, lack of job security, juggling work […]

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Living Green

10 Best Ways to Treat Warts at Home Naturally

10 Best Ways to Treat Warts at Home Naturally

Guest post by D. Clark. MD Warts, caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) have over 100 types. Some types of warts are found singly, other times in clusters. Generally, the wart appears as a pale skin growth with a rough surface. Some strains are relatively harmless, while others can pose much more serious problems. […]

How to Bring the Scents, Colors and Textures of Fall into Your Home - Infographic

How to Bring the Scents, Colors and Textures of Fall into Your Home – Infographic

I’m sure many of you will agree that Fall is a beautiful time of the year. The colors, textures, scents and flavors of Fall are some of my favorites. Because of this, many of us love to make, bake and decorate our homes to celebrate the unique joys of the season. Fall traditions and decorations have a special way of […]

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Ecostyle

EcoStyle: Dying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Try

EcoStyle: Trying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Explore

It’s not always easy to be an eco-fashionista! Although I am committed to living as sustainably as possible, it is not always easy to find suitable eco-friendly or sustainable apparel to buy when I am out shopping. On top of that, green fashion hasn’t always been considered the most stylish. And to some extent, that had to do with […]

"Go Green, Wear Blue" with H&M's New Conscious Denim Collection

EcoStyle: “Go Green, Wear Blue” with H&M’s New Conscious Denim Collection

Finding eco-conscious fashion at most retail stores in my town is like finding a needle in a haystack. And it’s no easy feat in other cities either! Corporate social responsibility, fair working practices and the inclusion of some eco-conscious clothing among their offerings is important to me when I decide where I am going to […]

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Doing Good

Blog Action Day 2014 # Inequality: 26 Inequality-Related Organizations and Institutions

Blog Action Day 2014 # Inequality: 26+ Inequality-Related Organizations and Institutions

Today is Blog Action Day 2014 and this year the focus is on the topic #Inequality. As a blogger, I was delighted to learn about Blog Action Day and to have a chance to get involved in building awareness of this important day of advocacy and action. Founded in 2007, Blog Action Day brings together bloggers from […]

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus - An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community's Growth

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus – An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community’s Growth

There is nothing more powerful than a woman on a mission. Paula Penn-Nabrit is a woman with a vision. But she most importantly, she’s a dynamic woman who knows how to get things done. Paula saw a critical, unmet need in her Columbus community–which was virtually an urban food desert. An avid gardener, the seed of an […]

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Culture

Just for Laughs! 13 Shades of Vegans: What Kind of Vegan Are You? - Infographic

Just for Laughs! 13 Shades of Vegans: What Kind of Vegan Are You? – Infographic

Sure life as a vegan is full of all kinds of serious issues, concerns, problems, platforms, projects, protests and challenges. I get that! Make no mistake about it, our concerns are very important. But we need to make time for a chuckle or two. Laughter is often the best medicine. A sense of humor has gotten me […]

Tastes of Brazil: Moqueca Stew, Vegan Style

Tastes of Brazil: Moqueca Stew, Vegan Style

Ahh, Brazil! I love so many things about it. But not surprisingly, one of my favorite things about spending time in Brazil is eating. Brazilian cuisine is famously rich, hearty and flavorful. There are so many delectable dishes to explore. We loved strolling the magical, cobble-stoned streets of Salvador, Bahia– following our noses into colorful cafes in search […]

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