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Two Mouthwatering Fall Recipes for a Season’s Harvest

Posted on October 30th, 2014

Posted by  Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Autumn offers an amazing bounty of fresh produce. Take advantage of your local harvest by putting all of those amazing fruits and veggies to good use! Here are two healthy harvest-inspired fall recipes to share with the whole family: Butternut Squash and Pear Soup Rich in beta-carotene and vitamin […]

Three Breathing Techniques for Yoga Beginners

Posted on October 30th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger When I took the plunge and joined a yoga class at my gym, I knew I’d improve my flexibility and build muscle. I never expected to learn new breathing techniques. In each class, my instructor reminds us to focus on our respiratory rhythm so we can relax into the […]

This Year, Celebrate a Green Halloween!

Posted on October 28th, 2014

By Jennifer L. of Eco Child’s Play For my daughter, Halloween is the epitome of holidays. She has always been enamored with the festivities and creativity if this fall holiday. In fact, when she got her first costume as toddler, she wore Pooh Bear around all day and would have a tantrum if I wanted […]

Energy Saving Tips for Keeping Warm This Winter

Posted on October 27th, 2014

Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger After the fun and sun of summer, transitioning to cooler weather and greater time spent indoors may be difficult, especially for kids. To increase your family’s comfort on cold winter days – without increasing your heating bill – here are a few easy tips for keeping warm this winter. […]

Five Indoor Fitness Tips to Stay Healthy this Winter

Posted on October 25th, 2014

Posted by  Steve Green, guest blogger Indoor fitness tips can be useful for anyone looking to stay healthy during the winter months, especially if exercising in your own winter weather is out of the question. Thankfully there are numerous options for any fitness level. Here are five great activities for anyone to stay in shape: […]

How to Create a Backyard Greenhouse

Posted on October 22nd, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Don’t want to give up your beloved garden for the winter? You don’t have to. A backyard greenhouse can help you extend your growing season so you can enjoy fresh food all year long. Here are some tips to help you build a greenhouse in your very own backyard: Choose […]

Easy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe for Fall

Posted on October 20th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger During the chilly days of fall, I love curling up with a warm bowl of homemade soup for lunch. I usually make soup in large batches and freeze them in individual portions to make future meal prep a snap. If you have a free hour this weekend, try whipping […]

This Year’s Hottest Eco Friendly Gifts For The Holidays

Posted on October 20th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Thoughtful gifts not only come from the heart, but they also have the environment in mind. Going green for the holidays is easier than ever with so many exciting and unique gifts to choose from. Here are this year’s hottest eco friendly gifts. Green Gadgets Going green doesn’t have to […]

50 States for Good, and so much more!

Posted on October 17th, 2014

Posted by Renee, Eat. Live. Blog Tom’s of Maine is not only socially conscious in the way they run their day-to-day business, but they are also extremely vigilant in spreading that good around. In 2009, Tom’s introduced their 50 States for Good program (which is actually 51 areas of good since D.C. is given a […]