My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.
Help Build the Best Green Jobs Site EVER
Finding jobs that align with your ethics can be hard, especially in the world of clothing and fashion. What if there were a place where you could look for a green job a trust that you’d be making a difference? More
in Healthy Habits, Reviews, Yoga
30 Days of Yoga: Still working on that whole om thing.
Getting back into yoga or just plain getting started can feel so daunting, and this free 30 Days of Yoga series has really helped me get my own practice back on track. I’m so excited to share it with you! More
Take the Green Smoothie Challenge!
Around this time of year, I always feel like my new year’s resolution was more like some kind of fever dream. It can be super hard to keep those resolutions on track, and over at my site Glue and Glitter I just launched a free six week Green Smoothie Challenge to help support you as you start a healthy habit. More
Red Lists from Campaign for Safe Cosmetics are Pocket Guides to Toxic Ingredients
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is a watchdog group with a mission to get harmful chemicals out of our cosmetic products. Their new Red Lists are a set of consumer guides to help you shop smarter. More
Is your face cream aging your skin?
According to new research published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, a common ingredient in conventional skin care products – like face cream – may be aging your skin prematurely. More
New ModCloth Swimwear Line Loves Women of All Sizes
ModCloth is committed to representing all women. Check out the new ModCloth swimwear ad campaign, featuring women of all shapes and sizes. More
Turn a Cropped Tee into a Banded Tee
Portia at Makery shared this ingenious tutorial for lengthening a cropped tee, and I have to tell you: it’s awesome. And simple. If you can sew a straight line on your machine, you can do this simple DIY refashion. More
Shopping for Ethical Clothing: A Look at Target’s Store Brand
I’m always on the lookout for more mainstream stores offering ethical clothing. A recent article suggesting that Target’s store brand was a good ethical choice really surprised me. Here’s a breakdown of Target’s sustainability record. More
Positive Body Image Campaign Focuses on Fitness
The positive body image campaign “This Girl Can” is all about changing the conversation from what our bodies look like to what they can do. And it’s beautiful. More
Engagement Rings that Give Back
A green wedding starts with ethical engagement rings, and we are loving these wedding bands from Do Amore that are more than just conflict-free. More
Valentine Ideas for Him: Seed Paper Hearts
Really, these seed paper hearts are great Valentine ideas for him or her. Or for kids. Or to make for yourself! More
Toxic Cosmetics: Should you throw old makeup in the trash?
We write a lot about ditching your toxic cosmetics in favor of safer alternatives, but how should you dispose of them? Can you just toss them into the trash? More
Artisanal Ice: Is a better cocktail worth it?
You guys, I write a cocktail column and had never heard of hipster ice or artisanal ice. It turns out that not only is artisanal ice a thing, it’s contributing to global warming. More
in Home Living
Tiny House: Could you live in 635 square feet?
Would your family be able to live in a 635 square foot tiny house? This minimalist villa might just change your mind! More
in Home Living
Green Cleaning Guide from Green Living Ideas
This visual green cleaning guide is a great place to start if you’re new to making your own cleaning supplies for a healthier, truly clean home. More
Could the Israel Photoshop Law Change Fashion Advertising?
The so-called Israel Photoshop law – which took effect on January 1, 2015 – aims to protect women and girls from unhealthy ideals in fashion advertising. More
Natural Deodorant Review: The Last Deodorant You’ll Ever Use
There’s a new natural deodorant on the scene: The Last Deodorant You’ll Ever Use (TLDYEU). The deodorant review below looks at what’s in it and how it performs for both men and women. More
Why is it so hard to lose weight? One surprising reason.
Why is it so hard to lose weight? There’s one factor at play that you probably hadn’t considered. More
Buy Handmade for the Holidays: Remade in Britain
Want to buy handmade for the holidays this year? There’s a new handmade marketplace worth shopping. Meet Remade in Britain. More
What are the best supplements? And which ones don’t work?
If you take dietary supplements, you know that those little pills are pretty pricey. This helpful graphic shows which are the best supplements and which ones may not be worth the money we’re spending on them. More
How to Make Deodorant with Custom Scents
I’m a big believer that the best natural deodorant is one that you make yourself. Try this simple recipe for how to make deodorant! More