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13 Ways to Love the Earth and Each Other Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day can be fraught with of stress, expectations, and even sadness; and like many manufactured marketing holidays, it can be rough on momma earth. With over 180 million greeting cards excha…


14 DIY Valentine’s Day Resources

Want to have a DIY Valentine's Day this year? Now's a great time to start making! Here are some excellent resources to get you started. Valentine's Day can be a little bit too consumption-focused…


Valentine’s Rescue & Going Solar

We had WAY too much fun in the studio this week. Eco Ed Schwartz joined us to be our resident Green Dude, and even though Green Diva Jamie and silent Jessie were not in the studio, we managed to have …


Is Marriage Healthy For You?

Valentine's Day is still fresh in our minds as is Obama's State of The Union Address, where among other things, he has promised healthcare for all. So to me it seems only logical to ask, "Is marriage …


What’s the History of Valentine’s Day?

Love is in the air. If you’re in a part of the world that celebrates Valentine’s Day then you most likely can feel it. Whether you anticipate the day with joy or dread, this yearly celebration marks…


A Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gift (That Smells Divine)

Is there anything more luxurious than the vanilla bean? Aside from the fact that they grow on orchids, the beans (known as tlilxochitl, "the black flower," by the Aztecs) emit a fragrance that is alm…


15 Handmade Valentine’s Day Gifts

Last week we gave you some gift ideas for the guys, and promised to return this week with some ideas for the ladies! While we definitely can't argue that a nice home cooked meal or flowers is plenty f…


Nemo, Non-GMO Valentine’s Day & More Winter Fun

When did we start naming winter storms, and who the heck came up with this name anyway? Hard to think about a cute little colorful fish whipping the Northeast into such a frenzy. I don't generally pan…


15 Handmade Valentine’s Day Gifts for Guys

Valentine's Day is creeping upon us once again, and, we get it - guys aren't always the easiest to buy for. They generally seem to want a lot less stuff than the ladies and often buy the things they n…


How To Survive Valentine’s Day When You’re Single

By Julie Spira for It's January and we're just weeks away from Valentines Day. The stores are stocking up with holiday chocolates and red velvet candy boxes, all while people are sti…


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