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  • Kefir
    Healing from damage caused by GMO foods & building your immune system
    One of the lasting issues, that those who have been regularly consuming genetically modified foods (GMOs) has to deal with, is damage to your gut, intestines and all areas of your digestive system. At one point in your life you may become tired of...
  • Fall nature's scents for travelers' skin
    Fall nature's scents for travelers' skin
    If you're in the Northern Hemisphere or traveling to it, we're right in the heart of Fall. When people speak of the quintessential aspects of Fall, they touch on the color and scents of the season. It's many folks' favorite time of...
  • Decorating for autumn holidays using natural elements
    Decorating for autumn holidays using natural elements
    Now that autumn is here in full swing, it is time to have your decor echo the season. This can be as simple as adding a few colored leaves scattered across your table top, candles in rich autumn fragrances such as cranberry, pumpkin pie or apple,...
  • My beautiful adorable baby and me
    How I became a nontoxic organic fragrance free consumer and you can too
    As a highly sensitive earth steward who is an holistic organic wise Mama, I do my best to stay positive and keep my Spirits up, but like many humans, I have my good days and stressful challenging days. It can be difficult at times and the...
  • National Vodka Day: Koval Vodka
    National Vodka Day: Koval Vodka
    Koval produces 18 quality spirits and was Chicago's first distillery since the mid-1800's. Founded in 2008 by Robert and Sonat Birnecker, the two had abandoned academic careers to carry on the distilling traditions of Mr. Birnecker's...
  • Orange Carrot Beet Ice Pop (Popsicle)
    Express lane, 10 items or less: Wholly "orange, carrot, beet" Pops
    Who has time to read food labels? One of the reasons I became a vegetarian is because I got tired and disgusted of reading labels with things I couldn't even pronounce. Seriously, what the hell is formaldehyde and why would it be good for me...
  • West Nile infected mosquitoes
    Natural mosquito repellant
    In Central Texas, where the temperatures are in the nineties this late in the year, mosquitoes are still a problem. However, it is not necessary to cover oneself in toxic, chemical-laden spray. There are several natural alternatives, including...
  • Seminole Beacon ads displayed in September 25 edition
    Conflicting ads cause fertilization confusion
    I live in Pinellas County, Fla. and in the past few weeks I have been a little confused by the ad placement in my local newspaper, the Seminole Beacon. Every Wednesday, I devour each page of this circular’s valuable information and I take...
  • Maybe kids will get a school now?
    Flint's eastside gets a breath of fresh air, Flintopia
    Flintopia is a Sustainable Living project being conducted by students from Maharishi University of Management. MUM is the only University in the nation that offers a BS in Sustainable Living and because of the passionate students and staff that...
  • Halo Garden
    Howard University’s urban garden grows food and appreciation for nature
    Ionnie McNeill, one of the founders of Howard University’s organic garden, showed the Halo Garden to a handful of students this past August on the school’s social service day as a light rain fell.The garden, started in 2011, provides a...
  • Hemp Clothing
    Does natural mean organic?
    Does a label of natural mean that it is organic? The answer is no. On products, the natural label ideally means minimal processing and no artificial additives. You’ve decided it’s time to make the transition to more natural food and...
  • ChocXO raw cacao with a little bit of sugar
    Raw cacao that is gluten and dairy free
    Are you allergic to gluten and dairy and just wish you could dump a big spoon of the hot fudge to go on your icecream sundae? Well, with a random visit to ChocXO in Costa Mesa you can now make your dream of fudge and icecream a reality, even if...
  • Mother Earth News Fair 2014
    Mother Earth News Fair: fun, food, & entertainment for all
    Thinking about a greener, more natural life but you’re not sure how to get started? If you had been at the 2014 Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania last weekend, you would have enjoyed a fine education on all the wonders of...
  • Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine: The Art of Breading Fish
    Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine: The Art of Breading Fish
    In this new series called Cooking 101 at Casa de Cuisine, Chef Larry Edwards will teach you some of the dishes the Casa is known for and people love. Each of the inclusions in this new series will feature a complete how-to slideshow. So enjoy...
  • GMO Foods
    Annie's Homegrown sells out to General Mills for $820 million
    It's a sad day for those who have supported and loved the Annie's Homegrown brand for the past 25 years. General Mills formally purchased the company today for a whopping $820 million, making the all natural and organic operation a GMO...