Organic Spa Blog

The New DC Power Drink? It’s a Mocktail!

When Congress is in session, the place to power breakfast in Washington, DC is the Seasons Restaurant, a bright spot on the posh lower level of the sleek Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown.

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Oceanside California, Vintage Beach Town

Oceanside is considered the sun-slicked gateway city between metropolitan San Diego and Los Angeles. A classic Southern California surfin’ town, the central location offers visitors an ideal place to stay and experience California’s casual

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Handcrafted jewelry made from bullet casings

Intrigued by a feature article about “extraordinary women” I was reading the magazine “Fast Company” on a flight last week. That’s how I discovered the gorgeous jewelry line by Austin based design studio Raven

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Green Style for Laundry Bags and Duffels

Every month I return from the local dry cleaners here in Los Angeles, and my first thought is “Jeez, thank goodness my son is six years old and doesn’t stick his head in plastic

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Adding “Green” to the Kitchen

Making the Rocky River Green Home's kitchen as green as it can be.

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Paddle Boarding 101, Easy and So Fun

As challenging as swimming but less intimidating than surfing, flat-water paddle boarding is a total-body core workout that you won’t find in any health club or yoga studio. This total-body workout really hones in

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Eco-conscious fashion locally designed in Canada

On a recent trip to Vancouver I discovered the local fashion label Nicole Bridger. Her flagship store is based in Kitsilano and has an extensive selection of sustainable tops, dresses, cardigans, and pants. The

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Antioxidant-Rich Extra Virgin Olive Oil

As a good Greek girl, I grew up eating extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) at practically every lunch and dinner… I also love olives, they are my favorite food. Glad to say, good-for-you olive oil

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Leap Forward to Spring

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Capsule menswear trade show in New York City. The unbelievably humid day did not stop many global clothing brands from showcasing what they have in store for spring next year.

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Shop Organic Without Spending a Bundle

Buying organic food might be good for your health, but it’s not always so good for your wallet. Fortunately, we’ve uncovered strategies for buying organic produce and other organic items without breaking the bank. Amy McCoy, author of Poor Girl Gourmet, and Gary Foreman, editor of The Dollar Stretcher, offered the following tips.

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