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Is Test Tube Meat in Our Near Futures?

Whether you are a carnivore or not, we all can agree that the bulk of our meat production industry†is unsustainable, inhumane and unhealthy. Factory farms are bad for the environment,†the animals, and…

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5 Ways to Start Downsizing

I talk a lot about downsizing. As a former "accumulator" who stressed about building yet more storage space to house more stuff, I had a radical epiphany when I came back from my Western Feng Shui tra…

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5 Ways to Downsize & Lighten Your Life

Downsizing to a smaller place is often perceived as some sort of failure in mid or later life. We are taught that more is better and downsizing must mean that we haven't succeeded. But the fact is …

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Can You be Plastic-Free?

A couple of years ago, Rodale asked me to participate in their Plastic-Free February challenge. Without hesitating, I said yes, thinking I was already using my reusable shopping bags and storing food …

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10 Tips for Creating a Zero Waste Home

I do my part to recycle and bring my own bags for purchases, but I am far from producing zero waste. While lugging multiple recycling bins to the curbside every week it has occurred me that I have a l…

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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in 2013

I had a an exceptionally fun morning Christmas Day on the set of Good Day NY on FOX 5. I talked with Dave Price and Anna about keeping it green in 2013 . . . Watch GD Meg on FOX Good Day NY 1.…

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14 Tips for Using Less Heat this Season

It feels like it got chilly over night! The temperature's dropping here in the northern hemisphere, and for a lot of us that means dialing up the thermostat to take that chill out of the air. Whet…

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“I’ll Just Put It There for Now”

By Erica Sofrina, Author of Small Changes, Dynamic Results! Feng Shui for the Western World "If ever you hear yourself say this seemingly innocent little sentence, alarm bells need to go off. The '…

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6 Kinds Of Stuff That Keeps You Stuck

When people come to my Sick of Being Stuck (SOBS) class, they are ready to make a big change. They aren't looking for the "just right" organizing system, or to buy a planner that will magically restor…

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Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

While conceivable that this great, week-long holiday could be overshadowed by other events such as Motherís Day, International Compost Awareness Week is SO worth celebrating. This week focuses on buil…

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Kara Foran

Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

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How's about just COOK the damned things...

In my teens and early twenties I could build enormous sleep deficits during the week and recharge wi…

Absolutely Delightful, thanks for the laugh!!

I have tried vinegar, and while it may work on small areas where the mold is not too deeply embedded…