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Recycled Art: Meet Emily the Elephant by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Inhabitat Artist Sarah Turner managed to get hundreds of children in the UK to make Emily the Elephant out of recycled water bottles. The projects results are not ... Read on »
Try These Five Yummy Seasonal Summer Fruit Cocktails by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The abundance of berries, pears, and tropical fruits just may be my most favorite part of summer. And it isn’t a coincidence that summer fruits make for refreshing, ... Read on »
Divers Rescue Sea Turtle: Watch It Swim Free! by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living You should stop what you are doing right now, and watch this beautiful footage of two divers rescuing a sea turtle from a flipper trapped in a rope. T ... Read on »
Lots of Laughs: Summer is Rough on Busty Girls by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The summer months are notoriously hard on us busty girls. From the neck-breaking lure of the halter top to the embarrassing realization that your under-boob sweat i ... Read on »
7 Seasonless Eco Fashion Pieces on Sale Now by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It’s midsummer, which means that it’s sale time almost everywhere. And that includes online ethical fashion boutiques and labels, who are all looking to make room f ... Read on »
Party Time! Sustainable Summer Fiesta This Saturday in Brooklyn by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living   FAQs:  OMG you’re doing a party with a place called Beef Cuts?  Yes! But it’s just a name. The story is that their first indoor venue nearby on Morgan had a p ... Read on »
Soul Track Thursday: Priscilla Ahn is “Fine On The Outside” by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Priscilla Ahn ’s voice has soothed me through many hard study sessions, heart-scathing loneliness, and stressful summer afternoons. The folk artist’s work is full ... Read on »
Haylie Duff’s Vegan Banana Bread Pudding Dessert Recipe is Amazingly Easy and Tasty by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Summer is the best season to enjoy my favorite fruit, the banana. Though it has been accused of blandness and mushiness, I still find that the high-fiber, filling, ... Read on »
4 Summer Hair Problems Solved, Naturally: Eco Chick Tested by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Summer is so rough on hair, especially if you have wavy or curly locks (see mine, untamed, above). And I’ve figured out that you can do one of two things— work with ... Read on »
5 Fashion Brands Inspired by (and Supporting) African Women by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Thanks to the hard work of activist entrepreneurs, and the vast receiving and connective nature of the internet, we fashion admirers can now use our consumer power ... Read on »
What Eve Ensler Taught Me About My Body’s Connection to the Planet by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living In 2008, I had a jarring encounter with Eve Ensler’s work most popular work— The Vagina Monologues . I was part of a group of women that ran the Florida State Unive ... Read on »
Pretty Hurts Girls: Pretty Hurt Me by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living As Beyonce points out so well in her song and video above, Pretty Hurts women. For so long us ladies have been, first and foremost, what we look like (even though ... Read on »
Object Significance: My Grammy’s Windjammer Mug by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living While simplifying and minimizing is one way to reduce our impact on the planet (and keep ourselves sane), it’s also important to celebrate those things that hold a deeper ... Read on »
Don’t Have Plastic Bag Regret: Recycle Your Sandwich Bags! by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Practically every school day growing up, I’d sit down to the cafeteria table to eat my lunch and I’d pull out a PB&J that my mother had stuffed into a Ziploc® bag. ... Read on »
Summer Travel: Ethnotek Launches the Chiburi Wallet and the Cyclo Sling by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Ethnotek is known for its wonderfully made traveling bags which come with interchangeable front panels that they call Threads. Threads gives you the option of restyl ... Read on »
Soul Track Thursday: Sam Smith’s Voice Blows Us Away by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living courtesy of Clear Channel Sam Smith, the talented Brit Soul singer, has blown us away. On a June 18th appearance on Letterman, the singer used his soulfully sonic ... Read on »
Eco Chick Eats: 13 Summer Fruit Recipes for Every Meal by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Fresh, local summer fruits are packed with vitamins and flavor. Celebrate the season with (mostly) light, healthy, and always beautiful berries, stone fruits and mo ... Read on »
Nizuc Resort and Spa: The Other Cancun by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Cancun is one of those places that I thought I might never make it to. Though I have an insatiable wanderlust, like Las Vegas, Cancun seemed like it just might not be ... Read on »
Hairspiration: Wedding (or Weekend!) Hairstyles for All Hair Types by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Summer hairstyles are a little bit more free, and a lot more fun. They give you the liberty to do creative things, like add flowers to your hairdo or put everything ... Read on »
Diamond Engagement Ring History: Shocking and Revealing Facts by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living   While wedding bands have been worn in many cultures over thousands of years, the diamond engagement thing is a very new part of the betrothal process—only abo ... Read on »