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All-Natural Cleaning Products You Can Make At Home

In Articles, Home by Lori Hill2 Comments

Making your own all-natural cleaning products is a great way to know exactly what chemicals you’re using in your home. Many natural materials have intrinsic cleaning properties, and have the added benefit of not exposing you (or your kids and pets!) to toxic substances. The recipes below use natural and low-impact materials, and work just as well as commercial products. …

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Sister Eden Gets Married: The Cake, Part 2

In Articles, Entertaining by Lori Hill1 Comment

As you read in Part 1, we chose a vegan wedding cake from Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats.  Actually, we had 3 cakes. Our 3-tiered cake which was on display was vanilla with an almond crème filling with toasted almonds and an almond crème frosting. Kamber Sherrod, our cake designer from Sticky Fingers, added flowers from our wedding florist Local …

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Hand Wash to Save Water

In Home by Lori Hill0 Comments

Only have a few dishes? Wash them by hand in a basin with biodegradable soap, and use the leftover water in your outdoor garden! Follow me on Twitter @Sister_Eden to see all of my #GreenTips each week!

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Ecotourism in the United States

In Articles, Travel and Transportation by Lori Hill0 Comments

We’ve talked about ecotourism, and mentioned some popular ecotourism destinations across the globe. But what if you don’t want to go overseas? The United States offers plenty of ecotourism opportunities, both in the continental states and in Hawaii and Alaska. Again, the International EcoTourism Society is a great resource for finding legitimate organizations, and they offer great advice on what …

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Eco-Friendly Summer Travel

In Articles, Travel and Transportation by Lori Hill0 Comments

The weather is warming up, which is a great reason to get outside and explore the world. If there are children in your life, you know that summer break can mean bored, restless kids with too much time on their hands and not enough to do. As a result, many of us plan a classic summer vacation that will enable …


In Articles, Media and Entertainment by Lori Hill1 Comment

  This film moved me. It motivated me. And it brought tears to my eyes. It had a profound effect on me and I’m confident it will have the same effect on you. This is one of those movies where, after watching it, you get up from your seat and say, “I want to do something!” After watching this film, …

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Sister Eden Gets Married: The Cake Part 1

In Articles, Entertaining by Lori Hill3 Comments

  When we were considering the bakery for our wedding cake, we didn’t look any further than Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats.  Why?  Their cake – in fact all their food – is delicious AND vegan.  All of their food is: • 100% Vegan • Dairy/lactose-free • Egg-free • Cholesterol-free • Lower in saturated fat • Heart-healthy soy • Sweetened …

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DIY Wine Bags

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  When giving wine — or a similar spirit — as a gift, instead of using a wine bag, try these DIY wine bags which are 2 gifts in one! Wrap the bottle in s scarf, or, if you are gifting 2 bottles, “wrap” the min a pair of socks! The recipient not only gets to enjoy a great beverage …