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Stephanie Evans

Eco-Friendly Holiday Hostess Gifts

Ready or not, here come the holidays! And along with all those Black Friday sales, must-make recipes, TV specials and ugly sweaters, there’s a long list of holiday parties you’ll want to attend. Don’t arrive empty handed! Instead, come bearing a gift for your host or hostess that’s also a gift for the environment. Here…

Stephanie Evans

Organic Cocktails for Your Holiday Celebration

The turkey you’re preparing Christmas Eve is free-range, the potatoes you’re roasting came from a local farm and the fruit in your fruitcake was grown without pesticides and picked up at your local farmer’s market. But what about your holiday cocktails? The truth is, very few spirits will expose you to toxic chemicals, as most…

Stephanie Evans

Eco-Friendly, Family-Friendly Memorial Day Activities

  There are many happy holidays sprinkled throughout the calendar, however it’s Memorial Day that may be the happiest of all! For many of us, Memorial Day signals the end of cold, harsh winters and the start of swimming pool, sunbathing and vacation season. Take this holiday weekend to enjoy the warm weather outdoors with…

Stephanie Evans

I’ll Have a Green Christmas

Without you, Elvis’s Christmas would be so blue. This year, make the King proud and make Christmas a green, eco-friendly event. Deck the Halls with a Real Christmas Tree The battle over real vs. artificial Christmas trees has been waged for decades, yet upon further analysis, we believe the live, green tree is the best…

Stephanie Evans

Eight Ways to Celebrate an Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

Anyone who has prepared a Thanksgiving meal knows there are dozens of decisions to make and dozens of ways to stress the details.  Who will sit beside Great Aunt Petunia?  Is it pecan, pumpkin or apple pie (or one of each!)? What color napkins and candles are on the table? While we can’t tell you…