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Looking good in Vogue Magazine

Mary Farrell - Tuesday, February 28, 2012

One of the latest celebrity publication sightings for us, Vogue UK. Read more...

2012 is Year of the Dragon- We've got a blanket for that : )

Mary Farrell - Monday, February 27, 2012

The Dragon is magnificent, flamboyant, and full of vitality and strength. In China the Dragon is the imperial symbol, the sign of the emperor, the symbol of power and wealth.  Person born in this year wears the crown of destiny, and is capable of great achievements if he/she knows how to harness his/her tremendous energy, intelligence and talent.  Read more...

When it says "Free and Gentle" it should be free and gentle

Mary Farrell - Friday, February 24, 2012

For people who have skin allergies and sensitivities, mothers who want a gentle detergent for their babies, or for those who want to reduce the number of  chemicals around them, it is great to have fragrance-free, fewer- ingredient products available.  Most of us trust a product's labeling, and believe it when we see a message like "reduced sugar", "gluten-free" or "made with organic ingredients".  But, thank goodness for watchdog groups like Women's Voices for the Earth.  Their latest report reveals that Tide Free and Gentle contains a cancer-causing chemical, 1,4 Dioxane.  Really, Proctor and Gamble?   Read more...

Looking for something to do?

Mary Farrell - Thursday, February 23, 2012
Macaroni Kid- great online newsletter of activities to entertain, stimulate and exhaust your kids.  Read more...

Another take on eco-inspired fashion

Mary Farrell - Monday, February 20, 2012

These shoes aren't made for walking, but they are creative.  Designer Kristen Dill uses botanical materials like leaves and stems to piece these together.   Read more...

Babies Names Inspired by Valentine's Day

Mary Farrell - Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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Upcycled chicken from egg shells

Mary Farrell - Monday, February 13, 2012

UK artist Kyle Bean gives us a different take on the age-old question of which came first, the chicken or the egg.   Read more...

First Time that More Than 1/3 of Sun's Energy is Converted to Electricity

Mary Farrell - Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Solar is such an abundant and clean energy source, but it's been so hard to efficiently collect.  Finally, the technology has been developed to break the 30%  mark.  Solar cell maker Semprius has done it using a combination of lenses to intensify the light, and super sensitive solar panels.  Although it may take a while for these panels to trickle down to Home Depot level for all of us, it's still great news. Read more...

New use for hybrid technology

Mary Farrell - Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Check out this stoller.  It's got a power-folding feature and LCD screen.  But what I like most is the built-in generator to fuel the stroller's auto features, as well as charge your cell phone:  Read more...

Beautiful cut leaf illustrations

Mary Farrell - Tuesday, January 31, 2012
It's hard to believe these wonderful pieces of art were created out of green leaves.  Even more inspiring is the message they inherently deliver. 
 Cut Leaf Illustrations for Plant for the Planet pollution plants illustration environment advertising
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