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Most of us feel better on a sunny day. But did you know that sunshine can be captured to save you money on your energy bill? Homeowners across the county are mounting solar panels on their homes to capture the sun’s rays and convert them into solar electricity. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:53 AM)
Of all the baby steps you can take toward a greener lifestyle, this is one of my favorites: Never, ever use Styrofoam. Much like plastic, Styrofoam never biodegrades or breaks down.  But unlike most plastics, Styrofoam is rarely ever recycled.  It can be done, but it’s difficult and I’ve yet to come across a facility that takes it. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:54 AM)
Most folks are well aware of the three-legged stool of good health- good nutrition, exercise and restful sleep. However, while taking my health coaching certification classes, I learned about the fourth quadrant of health, less commonly noted, and that is cleansing and detoxification. It’s the least glamorous of all the four quadrants, and usually considered indelicate to discuss in mixed company. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:55 AM)
I love it when Billy Joel sings, “Don’t you know about the new fashion, honey? All you need are looks and a whole lotta money” in his hit It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me. As it turns out you don’t have to spend a lot of money to look fabulous. These Top Ten Tweeters on Green Fashion will turn any pre-conceived notions you have about fashion inside-out. They are objectively ranked in order from most Twitter followers to least. We hope these Tweeters leave you feeling inspired about combining fashion and sustainability. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:58 AM)
There are several good reasons to switch to gas appliances, according to the Laclede Gas Company in St. Louis, MO. For example, [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:00 AM)
Jeff Held would like you to have a better understanding of manufactured and modular homes. Why? Because his company,Riverview Homes, is the premier provider of “quality family-affordable homes” in western Pennsylvania. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:06 AM)
We live in a global economy, so why limit your kitchen cabinet options when planning your kitchen design? In this post on kitchen cabinets, we explore kitchen design resources and  share our window shopping list of 5 international kitchen cabinet manufacturers and dealers based on top vendor research we did on Twitter. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:09 AM)
I believe the environment you wake up to and come home to needs to vibrate with who you are. Your home is the backdrop to your life. A place to sleep, eat and–whether you realize it or not–it’s also a place to reenergize, hide out from the world and be yourself. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:11 AM)
I’m old enough to remember seeing (and being fascinated by) old wind mills here and there on farms in the Midwest where I grew up. In earlier years, before electricity reached parts of the rural Midwest, it was not uncommon to see these home wind turbines whirling away, generating electricity for rural families that otherwise would not have any.   [Read More]
01/13/2011 (06:13 AM)