Category Archives: Sustainability

Benefits of Juicing?

Last night we watched Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead.  If you are not familiar with it, the film documents Joe Cross’ 60-day juice fast while traveling across the U.S.  During this time, he consumed only fresh fruit and vegetable juice, … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to be More “Green” at the Office

Lately I’ve been trying to be less wasteful at work.  For some reason, I’m just not as conscientious as I am at home.  Maybe it’s because I’m surrounded by others who don’t think twice about printing out every email they … Continue reading

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Buttons

As you can see, I have three coats that are currently missing buttons.  One coat has hardly been worn, and the other two have had buttons previously sewn back on.  It seems that regardless of the supposed quality of an … Continue reading

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Annoyed With Whole Foods

I don’t shop much at Whole Foods as I find most items very expensive and my local store is inconveniently located.  However, one thing I love about Whole Foods is the bulk bins.  The wall of dried beans, nuts, and … Continue reading

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Ditching Canned Beans

We usually eat a bean-based meal at least once a week.  I use chickpeas to make hummus, black beans for black bean burgers and taquitos, kidney beans for chili, pinto beans for crockpot refried beans and great northern beans for … Continue reading

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Dark Days Challenge – Week 7

You will notice that I missed a few weeks of the Dark Days Challenge (here’s my week 3 post).  Oops.  It’s harder than I thought it would be to come up with a meal that can be prepared entirely with … Continue reading

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Dark Days Challenge – Week 3

My regular grocery store does not carry organic produce, so once the farmer’s market ends in November, I usually buy conventional produce.  The Dark Days Challenge gave me just the push I needed to try some new things.  I purchased … Continue reading

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