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Buy Almost Nothing Moana Birthday Party

If you follow me, you know about me and my Pinatas! Once a year (because my son is getting too old for this) I like…

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If You Smell Something, Say Something: Shutting Down a Toxic Situation

Last spring I noticed a pungent odor at the city recreational center where my son attends after school care. They had been doing some renovations…

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Giveaway: Let’s Give Nasty Chemicals the Bird this Summer

I recently spent 8 days on a cruise ship where one could avoid the confined smoking areas, but could not bypass the clouds of foul-smelling aerosol sunscreen.…

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Prana and Stonyfield Celebrate #TheWholeYou

This blog is sponsored as part of the Stonyfield and prAna #TheWholeYou campaign. Another start to summer and another opportunity to partner with two of…

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Sustainable Atlanta Rolls Out the Green Carpet

When I wrote last month about “Book Signing Burnout” I mentioned there was one exception to the rule: Atlanta. That’s because my genius PR friend Amanda…

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Four Responses to “I Grew Up Eating/Using These Things and I’m Fine.”

  “I drank Diet Coke and ate Oreos for 47 years and I’m fine!” “My mother used Windex and lived to be 96!” “Millions of…

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9 Reasons to Become a Beautycounter Consultant

In four months I went from turning my nose up at direct sales to a certified Beautycounter zealot. I have no shame about spreading the…

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7 Ways to Save the EPA (Or Save the World Without It)

I know. The news is grim. And sometimes I want to curl up into a ball too. In fact, sometimes I do. But here is…

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Protect PE in Schools: Join the PE Action Team!

Disclosure: This post reflects a compensated editorial partnership with Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.…

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Why is Styrofoam Still Ubiquitous – At Our State Capitol?

When I visited the PA state capitol in Harrisburg to lobby for better environmental protections with Moms Clean Air Force, I found the meetings and press…

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