Featuring Zosimos Botanicals: Non-Toxic Skincare Company

Skin Start Kit by Zosimos Botanicals

Non-toxic skin care is as complicated as what’s on the label. I always get dizzy reading all the chemicals I can’t pronounce or are not sure if they are safe. If it’s not for the EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetic Database, I’d be lost in a sea of lotions and potions. But who has the time… 

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eBook Survey for ecokaren

Old typewriter help

I’ve been wanting to write an eBook for ages. I have stored so many ‘notes’ on my Evernote on topics that I think you might be interested. But it’s taking me fo-e-vah to write the book because I keep changing my mind about the topic. So before I actually start, I thought I’d ask YOU… 

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Alternatives for RSS when Google Reader Retires

google-reader-ecokaren

This short announcement has nothing to do with being green but it has everything to do with the way you read blogs, like this, to be green. And it may or may not apply to you because 1. you receive ecokaren posts via email (YAY!) or 2. you don’t use Google Reader. But, just in… 

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Green Sisterhood: Environmentally Conscious Community for YOU!

Green Sisterhood

Blogsphere is filled with green “this” and eco “that”, isn’t it? Heck, even my site is called, “ecokaren”.  So, I’m the  first one to admit there seem to be somewhat an egotistical nature of pro-environmental messages we are all trying to send out on the web. But remember how I went through the agony in… 

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Elizabeth Cline Book Signing & Green Crafting Workshop at Eileen Fisher in NYC

eileenfishergreencrafting

Popping in really quick to tell you that I’m heading down to NYC to teach a green crafting workshop at a book signing event in Eileen Fisher’s SoHo shop tonight. It’s the 11th hour of prepping folks. But I’m ready. I even upcycled one of my ‘vintage’ Vera Bradley tote bags to carry the supplies…. 

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Looking back on 2012 and going forward to 2013

2012 blogging

2012 was an amazing year in so many ways. I’m sure yours was just as incredible as it was for me. For one thing, ecokaren blog has seen a record breaking readership in one year. There were 2,200,000 pageviews and the busiest day was on April 3rd with over 35,000 views! And today’s post marks… 

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