5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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Fresh salad with cheese, spinach and walnuts

24/03/2014

Hello, farmhoppers! Winter is almost gone and it is time to prepare ourselves for warmer days! Now it’s getting easier for you to find the fresh fruits and vegetables that you missed so much the whole winter, so  we can speed up the process towards spring emotions! Here is a small suggestion for simple, detox and delicious salad.  Spinach salad with baked cheese and walnuts: Ingredients needed :  1kg fresh spinach 100g white cheese 70g walnuts 1 pinch salt 2 tea…

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Recycling: what else?

11/10/2013

Hello, hello, dears :) Today I wanna tell you a bit about recycling. I shall not bother you with things you already know or any of the common sense stuff usually found in articles on the subject. Instead, let`s talk how you could help the environment by recycling things you didn`t know could be recycled. Here is a list of some I bet you never thought of: Athletic shoes Nike takes care of that with their Reuse-A-Shoe program. Trash your old shoes into one of their bins and Nike will turn them…

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How much pesticides cost us

20/09/2013

Hello again! As promised, here we go further exploring the harmful effects pesticides have on our health and environment. Currently, there are more than 1,055 active ingredients registered as pesticides, which are put together to produce over 20,000 pesticide products that are being marketed in the United States. However, pesticide resistance is increasing. In the 1940s, U.S. farmers lost only 7% of their crops to pests. Since the 1980s, loss has increased to 13%, even though more pesticides are being…

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THE MOST CONTAMINATED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, Part 2

30/08/2013

Hi, dears, here I am with the promised second part on what foods should be avoided at any cost – and the cost is not as high as you might think, actually. As discussed in last week`s article, the good fellas at the Environmental Working Group compile a list of the most contaminated fruits and vegetables. They do it every year and usually tree fruits, berries, leafy greens dominate the list. Last week we published the 12 worst choices you could go for when shopping conventional produce, now let`s…

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THE 12 MOST CONTAMINATED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

23/08/2013

Dears, dears, dears… it hurts on so many levels to say it, even think about it, but here: summer is almost over. Terribly soon we will all be back to normal, meaning city life will suck us in its unforgiving pattern, you know the drill; office, home, friends, weekend trips, bar odysseys, nights to remember and days to forget. I`m quite positive going back to normal for you includes being more conscious about what you eat; judging from experience, the summer somehow always ruins the carefully…

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NATURAL MAKE UP

16/08/2013

Hello, hello, happy yet another beautiful summer day We discussed taking really good care of your skin; applying only safe products and wearing clothes made of organic fabrics will keep it healthy and beautiful. Of course natural beauty is the one best thing to go for, but every now and then we all want to look absolutely fabulous, so what do we turn to then? Make up. So, the subject of green beauty would just somehow be unfinished if we don`t say a few words about how to be on the safe side with all…

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WE GOT YOU COVERED: SUSTAINABLE CLOTHING 2

01/08/2013

Hi, dears, here we are continuing last week`s article on sustainable clothing. As promised, let`s see what other than cotton alternative fiber materials there are. Coming from plants that have not been radiated, genetically modified or treated with synthetic or chemical pesticides, they are used to produce organic clothing we should all consider switching to. That is, in my humble opinion, of course; as it is one of those little things that can easily fit in a modern person`s lifestyle, but have great…

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GREENDAY

18/07/2013

HOW TO GREEN YOUR HOLIDAY Hey, guys, me again The last two posts on how to be on the green side when it comes to sun protection and cosmetics in general might have given you some good ideas how to be absolutely glamorous this summer. But, that`s just step one. Step two is how to spend a memorable holiday with that glamorousness of yours? Memorable in the context of this blog should stand for as green as possible, so I will offer you some tips to green your holiday. Trust me, you will feel so much…

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GREEN BABY* - Part Two

25/06/2013

Hey, guys, here is the continuation of last week`s article on how to make sure your baby grows up in a toxic free, eco-friendly environment. Bubble bath Those monstrous products contain even worse chemicals and honestly I can hardly think of something more useless. Sure, the baby will be happy to play with the bubbles, but babies are happy to play with basically anything. So why not give it a toy or just put some eco-detergent in the bath water, it will make it bubbly, if you absolutely want it that…

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