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Organic Gardening Green Diva Style

I have only attempted my own seedlings a few times and mostly I suck at it. Usually I don’t get my act together until too late, and for a variety of reasons my seedlings have met with calamity involving a pet, kid or unwitting husband.

March 20th

Mariel Hemingway on The Willing Way (Podcast)

We finally got to talk to one of our Green Diva heroes, the beautiful and inspiring actress, author and activist, Mariel Hemingway. She is one busy lady these days with a documentary about her life as a Hemingway, Running From Crazy, and her new book, The Willing Way and many worthy projects in between.

March 6th

5 DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

Can you believe that Valentine’s Day is just a couple of weeks off? If you do the gifting thing, you might be drawing up a list of store-bought possibilities, but before you swipe that credit card, check out these DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for him!

January 28th

Spotted: Update an Old Necklace with Nail Polish

It seems like every year there are new hip colors and color combinations, but buying all new accessories to keep up with that ever-changing palette is expensive and not so hot for the planet. Instead of hitting the big box store for a new necklace in wine tones for fall, you can grab a couple of bottles of nail polish and update something that’s already in your jewelry box!

November 26th

4 DIY Recipes for Winter Skin

I know, I know…it’s only fall, but cool, dry weather is on the way, and protecting your skin from the change in temperature and humidity is the best way to keep it healthy. Check out these DIY recipes for winter skin!

October 22nd

Mending Basics: 4 Simple Techniques to Repair Damaged Clothes

Fall is here! As you pull your fall gear out of the back of the closet, are you finding any pieces that have a few imperfections? Maybe there’s a split seam here and a missing button there. Don’t let these little things stop you from hanging on to an otherwise wearable garment! Check out these basic mending stitches to repair damaged clothes.

October 3rd

Detox Your Home Like a Green Diva

Had a great time on Ebru Today talking about how to detox our homes as we prepare to seal ourselves in for the colder months. I focused primarily on cleaning products because I think so many folks don’t realize just how toxic they can be and how important it is, especially when our homes are closed up during the colder season, to try to reduce our exposure to toxic chemicals.

October 2nd

DIY T-Shirt Scarf

It’s officially fall! Time to pull out your cozy cold-weather gear and maybe beef up your fall wardrobe with some new-to-you fall fashion. This assymetrical spin on a t-shirt scarf is easy to make and super comfy to boot!

October 1st

Easy DIY Gift Ideas for the Non-Crafty Green Diva

I’m not the craftiest green diva, but I have been so inspired by some of my creative friends lately. Pinterest has become a visual buffet of craft porn and I’ve been having this urge to stop everything, run to Michael’s for supplies and get creative with so much of the old stuff lying around here.

September 27th