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  • Natural Organic Gridiron Football Dog Treats
    Review: Natural Organic Gridiron Football Dog Treats by Shorty's Gourmet Treats
    Like many pet parents, I prefer to give my dog natural treats as often as possible. I'm also a huge football fan, so when I saw theNatural Organic Gridiron Football Molasses Dog Treats by Shorty's Gourmet Treats, I knew I had to have her...
  • Thanksgiving side dishes available from New Leaf
    Thanksgiving options from organic New Leaf Community Markets
    Organic, Santa Cruz-based New Leaf Community Markets is offering lots of options for Thanksgiving Dinner; you need to order by Sunday, Nov. 23 for pick-up on Tuesday, Nov. 25 and Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014.Several store locations are hosting Holiday...
  • Natural Aluminum Free Organic Coconut Vanilla Deodorant by Ollie + Max Soap Co.
    Review: Natural Aluminum Free Organic Coconut Vanilla Deodorant
    The only deodorant I've used all my life is the kind that comes in the plastic packaging where you have to twist the bottom to push it up. I never used one that comes without antiperspirant either, so when I had the chance to try theNatural...
  • Grocery shopping excursions
    Grocery trips: How to create a green living lifestyle
    Green and healthy eating doesn’t have to be expensive. Or difficult. Or even boring. Healthy eating is all about the simple choices you make that add up to renewed strength and vitality. Get started on a healthy green lifestyle today!Take...
  • Golden ticket WFM
    Thanksgiving at Whole Foods Market in Capitola & Santa Cruz
    The Santa Cruz and Capitola branches of Whole Foods Market are offering lots of Thanksgiving options, and even have special staff on-site that will help you with specific holiday needs. Make your Thanksgiving orders in person or online by Tuesday,...
  • Pure Pitz deodorant
    Pure Pitz deodorant: an awesome natural deodorant
    Pure Pitz purely natural deodorant is a wonderful non-toxic alternative to aluminum-packed deodorants and antiperspirants. Formulated by Purely Lisa, this deodorant is made from organic ingredients. Check out the amazing ingredient list: organic...
  • Eat these only if they are organic
    Eat these only if they are organic
    Pesticides are designed to be toxic to insects and plants but, not surprisingly, they have been linked to health issues in humans. The USDA Pesticide Data Program reports on detectable pesticide residue on fruits and vegetables. These are the top...
  • Fertilizer good or bad
    Effects of organic and inorganic fertilizer on the environment
    Fertilizers perk up your grass and plants by strengthening their root systems. They can be beneficial for new or frail lawns or plants. A healthy lawn also prevents pests. There are two types of fertilizer, inorganic and organic. Inorganic...
  • Best practices for eating organic on a budget
    Best practices for eating organic on a budget
    The words organic, sustainable and natural are constantly being thrown around as a new health fad and a new age lifestyle choice. But, these practices could actually protect you from many harmful toxins and save you a chunk of change if done...
  • Nourish Organic
    Nourish Organic: Pure Hydrating Argan Face Serum with Apricot + Rosehip
    When it comes to using skin care, I have to admit, I'm quite selective. I guess a lot of this stems from having combination skin that tends to lean towards oily in the warmer and hot climates and dry towards the colder temperatures. Suffering...
  • Homesteaders Paradise
    Top 10 reasons to move off grid now and seek sustainable living
    Every year that the US is in debt things are getting closer to collapsing. We owe so much money to the world right now that we will never be able to repay it. If anyone feels that our 3 trillion dollars, we owe-mostly to China-, will ever be...
  • ALOHA's Protein On The Go
    ALOHA's Protein On The Go
    Say ALOHA to a new kind of protein. One that nourishes like a healthy meal, promotes lean muscle formation, contains 18g of plant-based protein, and really tastes great. ALOHA's announces it’s latest launch: the Premium Protein. Launched...
  • Beautiful Organic Herb Garden
    Trust Mother Nature for healing and good health
    I highly recommend a wonderful movie which inspired my important decision to enjoy a healthy, organic, holistic, back-to-nature lifestyle. The Road to Wellville is about holistic health pioneer and visionary, Harvey Kellogg, who founded the Battle...
  • Annie's Grassfed Organic Macaroni and cheese
    Annie's Homegrown Grass Fed Organic Macaroni and Cheese
    Annie's Homegrown, recently sold to General Mills and taking some pretty harsh criticism because of this, shows that the company is still dedicated to providing the consumer with great organic food just like they always have. In a previous...
  • 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...