Organic Spa Blog

Modern Home Accessories made of Bamboo and Cork

Bamboo is one of my favorite eco-friendly materials. It’s a rapidly renewable resource that can grow up to three to four feet per day without needing fertilizers, pesticides or much water. That’s why I’ve

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Labor Day Yoga on my New Favorite Yoga Mat

Solid color or subtle print? Wordy mantra or a poppy fluorescent that either stimulates your senses or drives your Third Chakra wild… depending on your mood. What do you like about your yoga mat

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Grilling Tips for Labor Day from Suzy Sirloin

Who is that woman striding down the streets of Manhattan, wearing a 10-gallon hat? Suzanne Strassburger, aka Suzy Sirloin, is the fifth-generation of her family–and a rare woman, no pun intended–in the meat business. Since 1865,

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Green your Home with Eco-friendly Pillows and Table Linens

Always on the lookout for new contemporary and sustainable designs I visit NYIGF (New York International Gift Fair) twice a year. That’s how I discovered the modern and colorful eco-designs by California based Wabisabi

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New Fitness Survey Finds Americans Most Likely to Exercise for Charity

In the recent Harris interactive health and fitness survey of over 2,000 self-described “active Americans,” most participants in a recent Harris Poll revealed the biggest factor influencing their potential participation in an endurance event

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The Exclusive Dot.Com Massage Experience

If you’re at all like me, and I’m betting you are, I spend about nine hours a day on my computer, an Ipad, my Ipod at the gym, you name it, I’m on it.

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Bamboo Keeps RRGH On Solid Ground

Hardwood flooring has dated back as far as the Victorian age when vanity was a priority and every room’s décor was made to emulate the Sistine Chapel. A hardwood floor adds a beautiful touch

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fair trade and natural soap at Ten Thousand Villages

Lately I’ve been buying natural or organic soaps as souvenirs whenever I travel. A lot of times because I’m curious to find out if they are locally made or use ingredients specific to the

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Back to Work (and Back to School) Healthy Snacks

My schedule is suddenly more jam-packed than ever, and yet more meetings and less exercise make Nicole a grumpy girl. To ensure I continue nibbling healthy food throughout the day and avoid huge energy

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Gardening Exercises to Tighten and Tone

Zap a few flab-prone zones while you rake leaves, re-plot your garden or perform yard work in the tightest of spaces. Certified personal trainer Jolie Glassman, owner of South Florida Boxing, says, “Certain leisure-time

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