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How to Make Soy Candles for Gift-Giving

Posted on October 15th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger It’s never too early to get a jump on hostess gifts and creative holiday ideas. This fall, I’ve been experimenting with how to make soy candles at home. They’re the perfect little surprise for that hard-to-shop-for person, because you can personalize candles with scents, colors, and decorative details. Why […]

Why Customer Power Is the Key Ingredient in Our Food

Posted on October 14th, 2014

Posted by  Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger What key ingredient is in your favorite product? Have you wondered where it comes from? In the Western world, we are much further from the producers of our food and consumables. Visit the supermarket near your house and you’re likely buying vegetables that haven’t been touched by the grower. […]

The True Art of Giving Back

Posted on October 13th, 2014

Posted by Tara Fuller, Greatist The holidays are gearing up which means one big thing is on everybody’s mind: giving. Whether giving thanks over a turkey dinner, loading up on presents galore, or giving back by donating to charity, the holiday season brings out the giver in all of us. But what a lot of […]

What Is Ecotourism and Why Should You Care?

Posted on October 7th, 2014

Posted by  Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Imagine your family trekking along the Arabian Dessert or taking in the views along the Costa Rican shoreline. We all want to visit and experience nature’s most beautiful sights, but we should try to do so in a way that doesn’t damage the same environment we’re admiring. That’s where […]

The Dental Health Gap in America and How You Can Help

Posted on October 6th, 2014

Posted by  Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger Visits to the family dentist can be expensive, and an issue can go ignored for seemingly more urgent needs in the monthly budget. However, preventative health care—especially oral health—is imperative to you and your child’s well-being over the long term. The state of America’s dental care is only getting […]

Four Family Adventures: FUN & Earth Friendly

Posted on October 3rd, 2014

Posted by Sayward, Bonzai Aphrodite New and exciting family adventures provide a wonderful opportunity to show children appreciation for our precious planet Earth, while having a blast, learning new skills, and spending good quality time together. Here are four of our family’s favorite earth friendly outings: 1. Visit A U-Pick Farm There’s nothing more delicious […]