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The Best Type of Candle?

Does it matter what kind of candle you burn? Only if you care about the air you breathe and this lovely planet of ours. Most conventional candles are made from paraffin, though increasingly you'll fin…

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7 Candles That Won’t Give You Cancer or Make Your Kids Sick

Candles make everything special – unless their wicks are made from lead and the candle itself is full of chemicals that could cause cancer. Sound too dramatic? It’s not. Candles with lead-core wicks r…

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Keeping Green After Irene & Fun with the Green Reaper

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! We all survived Irene out here in the Northeast. Phew. But, some of us experienced major, historic floo…

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7 Ways to Make Your Living Space Smell Nice

Rather than spraying chemical-laden air fresheners, choose one of these seven natural ways to make your living space smell a little nicer. 1. Invest in houseplants. Have your favorite plants and he…

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Make Your Halloween Safer with DIY Luminaries

Here’s the good news: Halloween is fun for kids. Most of the Halloween fun happens when the sun goes down. Here’s the bad news: Halloween can be dangerous to children. A study from the Center of D…

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Green Houseguests: DIY Towel Origami Basket

We are full flung into the heart of summer. As it fleets by with in a flurry of warm weather activity, it often brings guests to our homes. Houseguests sometimes get a bad rap, but I am of the belie…

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Burning So(y) Brightly

Make the switch to soy wax candles! Here's why: • Because they're green. "By using soy wax, (you are supporting) and investing in a renewable resource rather than petroleum-based corporations," say…

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