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Fitness Tech: Having Fun and Getting Fit with My Fitbit Flex Fitness Tracker

Fitness Tech: Having Fun and Getting Fit with My Fitbit Flex Fitness Tracker

I have a fabulous new fitness friend and her name is Fitbit. Let’s face it, fitness is a lot more fun when you have someone to share it with. Fitbit and I are totally inseparable. Each morning I slip her onto my wrist and off we go! We do everything together. We share the same interests. I set a […]

Live it Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #35

Live it Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #35

Summertime is my favorite time of the year! What about you? Summer cookouts, picnics, festivals, folk and fun create so many great opportunities to share good food and good times together. Thank you for joining us at the “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop! I can’t wait to see your wonderful plant-based recipes […]

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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: Lose Weight, Feel Great this Summer with a Hot Body, High Protein Vegan Smoothie

Meatless Monday: Lose Weight, Feel Great with a Hot Body, High Protein Vegan Smoothie

It’s summertime and we want to look extra lean and lovely, don’t we? It doesn’t help that the cover models on all of the health, fitness and fashion magazines I subscribe to, look especially fit and fabulous in their swimsuits and revealing summer shorts. Plus, the reflection in the mirror is just not measuring up to […]

Meatless Monday: Curry Vegetable Brown Rice Buddha Bowl

Meatless Monday: Curry Vegetable Brown Rice Buddha Bowl

While meandering through the eclectic, shop-and-restaurant-lined streets of the East Village, I discovered a tiny vegan cafe with a just enough room to seat about 12 people at a time. When I peered through the window I was disappointed to see that it was crowded, so I continued walking and circled back a few hours later […]

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Fitness Tech: Having Fun and Getting Fit with My Fitbit Flex Fitness Tracker

Fitness Tech: Having Fun and Getting Fit with My Fitbit Flex Fitness Tracker

I have a fabulous new fitness friend and her name is Fitbit. Let’s face it, fitness is a lot more fun when you have someone to share it with. Fitbit and I are totally inseparable. Each morning I slip her onto my wrist and off we go! We do everything together. We share the same interests. I set a […]

Want to Boost Your Immunity? Have More Sex! Surprising Reasons Why Sex is Good for Your Health: Infographic

Want to Boost Your Immunity and More? 12 Fascinating Reasons Why Sex is Good for Your Health: Infographic

Few will deny that sex is a very hot topic! How many times a day do you see an article, engage in a discussion or hear a media report about the subject of sex? Do often wonder why so much attention is paid to this topic? What’s all the fuss about? Is the constant focus warranted? […]

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Living Green

Top Tips for Eco-Friendly Gardening

Top Tips for Eco-Friendly Gardening

For savvy garden enthusiasts with an environmental conscience, an eco-friendly garden can be both economical and elegant. With a few easy tips, even the most sophisticated and formal gardens can be environmentally friendly. Be Resourceful When Using Resources Using solar garden lights are a great way to give gardens a sophisticated evening look. Solar lights […]

How to Make Your Own DIY Natural Orange Citrus Cleaner

How to Make Your Own DIY Natural Orange Citrus Cleaner

What do you do with your orange peels? Do you usually them throw away or compost them after enjoying the sweet, juicy fruit inside? Well if you knew the magic that these orange peels hold, you would never throw them away again. There are a multitude of tried and true uses for these humble orange scraps. One great use for […]

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Ecostyle

Are You a Fashion Victim? 10 Healthy Reasons to Avoid the Toxic Side of Fashion & Wear Organic Clothing

Are You a Fashion Victim? 10 Healthy Reasons to Avoid Toxic Fashion & Wear Organic

Have you ever heard the term “There’s more to that, than meets the eye”? There are valid reasons why that statement often holds true. From what we eat, to what we wear, looks can be deceiving. Today, more and more people are realizing the benefits of choosing to their reduce toxic exposure by eating organic […]

How to be a green beach babe this summer: 15 fabulous, ecofriendly swimsuits

How to Be a Green Beach Babe: 20 Fabulous EcoFriendly Swimsuits

Would you like to make a splash at the beach this summer? Then it’s probably time to invest in a hot, new bathing suit. If you looking for the perfect, ecofriendly swimwear to meet your needs, then you’ve come to the right place. Beyond color, style and fit, there are other key factors to keep […]

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Doing Good

Vegan Friendly Summer Fashions

10 Ways to Be a Compassionate Fashionista with Vegan Friendly Summer Fashions

With the fourth of July almost here and more than sixty days of summer fun ahead, “what should I wear” as well as “what not to wear” is top of mind. It’s much too hot to be tempted by the latest animal-based designs made from fur, leather, animal skins, wool or silk. Light, airy vegan-friendly […]

Fake for the Animal's Sake: 14 Ways to Veganise Your Style

Fake for Animals Sake: 14 Ways to Dress Vegan Style

Though, most of us grew up eating meat, and wearing animal hides and fur, many of us never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. Did you? The abuse that animals suffer at human hands is sickening, heartbreaking and sad. It’s even more so when we realize that the everyday choices we make—such […]

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Culture

Experience Salvador, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro , Iguacu, Paraguay and Buenos Aires - August 2014!

Experience Salvador, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Iguacu and Buenos Aires – August 2014!

I love to travel and I have a soft spot in my heart for Brazil, especially Salvador, Bahia. The Northeastern region of Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Bahia) has been described as “Africa in the Americas” due to the heavy concentration of Brazilians of African descent and heritage. Salvador, the first capital of Brazil, established […]

Why Less is More: Making Sense of Holiday Gift Giving

Why Less is More: Adopting a More Frugal And Appreciative Approach to Gift Giving

As I struggle to juggle all of the challenges and stress associated with holiday shopping, gift-giving and the demands of the season, a few thoughts weigh heavily on my mind. We live in a consumer-driven economy and society, and it is hard to internalize this concept. At every turn we are bombarded with billboards, television ads, […]

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