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DIY Fashion: Turn a Frumpy Dress into a Cute Skirt

September 17th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Have you ever been at the thrift store and found a mumu or dress that's got beautiful fabric and a vaguely nice shape, but is kinf of...well...frumpy? Instead of passing over that diamond in the rough, you can turn it into a cute, wearable skirt!

Prevent Chapped Lips with this Mint Sugar DIY Lip Scrub

September 10th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Fall is so close I can almost taste it! I'm going to miss shorts weather, but it will be nice to take the dog for a walk without coming home drenched in sweat. If you're anything like me, chances are you struggle with chapped lips when the weather starts to get cool and dry. DIY lip scrub to the rescue!

Cruelty in the Down Industry

April 23rd, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

When I was a kid, a down comforter was just a given in our house. Down is cozy. It's soft. It's like sleeping under a cloud, isn't it? You might not rest so comfortably knowing how those feathers get from the bird to your bed

Feelgood Quickie: Detox or Crash Diet?

March 24th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Have you guys ever done a dexot or a cleanse? When does a cleanse cross the line into crash diet territory? The ever-fabulous Anita Avalos shared this great video talking about how to tell if the detox or cleanse you're considering is healthy or not

DIY Beauty: Homemade Deodorant

January 30th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Conventional deodorants may do the trick, but they're also chock full of harmful ingredients. So, what's an eco-fashionista to do? Homemade deodorant to the rescue!

Thrift Store Savvy: Wearing Nothing New

August 8th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

This super-quick TED talk from Jessi Arrington was so inspiring! In this 5 minute video, Jessi confesses that she buys every single stitch of clothing that she owns from second hand shops. Check out the talk and some tips on scoring awesome thrift store and vintage finds!

PACT: Underwear That Makes a Difference

July 18th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

You probably don't think of activism when you think of underwear, but PACT is a unique underwear company that's using its profits to create positive change

7 Tips for Making More Happiness

June 20th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

"Happiness Designer" Stefan Sagmeister is working on a film about happiness and shared his seven tips for making more happiness in an inspiring TED Talk

True Beauty by the Numbers

April 25th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

My first thought when I saw this video was that it really underscores how important it is to choose healthy beauty supplies for our bodies, but I think there’s a much stronger underlying message: why are we slathering all of this stuff on our bodies in the first place?

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