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5 Simple Tweaks to Accomodate Any Vegan at Thanksgiving

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  Picture this. It’s a day before Thanksgiving and you learn that a surprise guest is coming to your Thanksgiving celebration and she is vegan.  “How the heck am I going to feed this woman?” you ask. “Do I need to buy a tofurkey and fake cheese?!” I’ve been that vegan and no, you don’t need to buy a tofurkey …

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4 Tips to Stay Green When Choosing Your Halloween Costume

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  “What’s your Halloween costume this year?” It’s a popular question asked of kids and adults. I love dressing up for Halloween, but I don’t toss my fashion ethics to the curb for this one night. I utilize the same strategies for choosing my Halloween costume as I do when purchasing regular clothing.    Reuse. Don’t Toss.  I hold on …

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Hold the Straw Please: Take a Stand Against Plastic Straws

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“Hold the straw, please.” It’s a refrain I make when ordering beverages at restaurants and cafes that provide a plastic straw with beverages. My request is almost always honored, unless the harried server is on automatic pilot and still places a straw in my drink out of habit.  Unfortunately, my attempt to prevent a straw from making its way into …

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Guilt-Free Halloween Treats

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  I spoke about this topic on Good Morning Washington. Click above to watch.   Guilt-free Halloween treats. Is that even possible? We’re all becoming more aware of artificial colors, trans fats, high fructose corn syrup, and GMOs in our food, so how do we avoid these scary ingredients in our Halloween treats? It’s tough because sadly, the popular brands …

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Green Living Apps to Help You Live More Sustainably

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My latest appearance on Good Morning Washington covered this topic. Click above or watch it here.  Here is even more information about those 5 apps. All are available for iOS and Android devices. Unless indicated, the app is free.   iRecycle I am a huge fan of the website Earth911.com which is chock full of recycling information. Now they have …

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Residential Curbside Recycling: 11 Items to Leave Out

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  Watch the segment I did on this topic for Good Morning Washington!  Refuse, Reduce, Reuse Before You Recycle We live in such a disposable economy and the option to recycle something gives us the illusion that we are doing something good. And yes, recycling is good, but it should be our last option (okay, throwing something in the trash should …