Organic Spa Blog

Sleep Better Study: Alone vs. in a Relationship?

Sleep experts suggest new ways to deal with couple-sleep problems without resulting to separate bedrooms. Evidence suggests having a memory foam mattress can help couples sleep more comfortably together. (I swear by earplugs to

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Mix and Match Your Own Eco-Friendly Carpet Design

Soho in New York City is famous for its many contemporary design and home décor stores. One of my favorite showrooms is FLOR with its modular system of sustainable floor coverings. What’s so great

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Watch for Halloween Dangers Around the Haunted House

Take a long moment to feel grateful this Halloween, and to go through all the Trick-or-Treat candy with care. Give half of it away as soon as you open the bag, and don’t let

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The Divine Female Event in Santa Monica Natural Beauty and Breast Cancer Awareness

If I was on the West Coast this weekend, I would hot-foot it over to “The Divine Female Pop-Up Shop for Conscious Beauty & Breast Cancer Awareness,” sponsored by Yogitoes and The Yoga Beauty Bar

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Exercise Leads to a Stronger Immune System and Clearer Skin

More than a third of Americans are officially classified as obese, and everyone from first lady Michelle Obama to TV news anchor Katie Couric is advocating exercise to maintain a healthy weight. We talked

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Graphic organic children’s clothing at ‘American Made’

Last week the ‘American Made’ event organized by Martha Stewart Living was taking over Grand Central’s Vanderbilt Hall in Manhattan. Luckily I was able to take a quick peek at the “our finds” section

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Green and Organic Gardeners, Rejoice!

I wish I could remember from year to year, which corner of our courtyard has better light for my thriving chocolate mint plant. Can you remember the most significant details of your beloved gardens

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ASKO Dishwasher to Reduce Environmental Footprint in RRGH

When it came to appliances, Bev Maloney-Fischback knew that it was important to choose ASKO for its commitment to energy conservation. The Rocky River Green Home will feature an Energy-Star certified ASKO dishwater. The D5894XXL

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Eco-Ballet Flats for Spa Style and Yoga Studios

OKA b. sent me their newest rainproof, eco-chic ballet flats (called “The Taylor $45, at right) made from recycled materials, and while the size 8 didn’t fit me (they run really small), they are

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Botanical notecards from El Salvador that double as wall art

Handwritten notes might not be the most eco-friendly way to say “thank you” or “congratulations” in today’s digital age. But there are too many occasions where e-mail, twitter, or facebook messages are simply not

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