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Green Living

Cracking the Code on Plastics

by carko on January 21, 2015

I was at Softball Opening Day last Saturday and the girls had a great time; parade through town, scrimmage, team photos…. free water bottles from Models! Who Hoo! Although, I am not a big fan of plastic water bottles, they do have their purpose. After all, it’s difficult to maneuver a stainless steel screw- top […]

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A quick Guide to buying Organic Produce

by carko on January 15, 2014

I am a huge proponent for buying organic but try not to be a fanatic when it comes to the realities that may not always make it possible. If 80% of what I buy is organic, or from a locally grown low pesticide farm, I am happy. Here’s a quick and easy guide to follow […]

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Open the Windows and Breathe!

by carko on March 8, 2012

It’s March 8th and the temperature outside is a balmy 63 degrees here in sunny Central New Jersey. What a great day to open some windows and let in some fresh air! The EPA reports that air pollution is up to five times higher inside than outside and most people spend up to 90% of […]

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Fitting in your pocket book, this little handbook of ingredients could create BIG changes in the way you look at food and personal care forever. It’s an excellent reference guide to anyone questioning the safety of those strange sounding “naturally -derived” ingredients in many foods and skin care products. Let’s look at Aspartame because it […]

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It seems only yesterday we were shoveling out from over two feet of snow. I always vow not to put my Air Conditioning until at least Memorial Day. With the “Heat Wave” of this week I had to re-think my strategy. Here’s a little tip to keep your house cool, avoid turning on the AC […]

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