Eco Etsy Baby Blanket Donation Drive for Enchanted Makeovers

Baby blanket for enchanted makeovers

When I was the Captain of EcoEtsy, a team on Etsy that’s made of eco-friendly sellers, we supported an organization called Enchanted Makeovers, an organization that helps homeless women shelters transform into inspiring space for families. I stepped down from the team due to my busy schedule last year but I am still one of… 

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How to allow your kids to cook for you and still keep your sanity.

thanksgiving

Thanksgiving was amazing because I had a nice break from my usual online activities, I got to clean the house (shut the door!), ate like a pig, and even shopped on Black Friday (get outta town!) Notice, I didn’t say “Thanksgiving was amazing because I cooked….”?? That’s because my kids cooked Thanksgiving dinner this year…. 

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Jamie Oliver Banned From LA Schools

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver is known for his efforts in improving school lunches. And he’s been very successful at making VA schools cafeteria healthier. But he was banned from LA schools recently and he appeared on one of my favorite political comedians, Jon Stewart’s show, explaining ‘why’. Watch this video. The Daily Show – Jamie Oliver Tags:… 

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U.S. Resists BPA Ban but Europe Bans BPA in Baby Bottles

BPA free baby bottles

The Food Safety Bill could be decided on by the Senate as early as tonight. And what you might not see on the bill is BPA ban on baby products. Meanwhile, the news out of Brussels this morning is that Europe is banning any baby bottles containing the chemical Bispheno-A as early as starting March,… 

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How to buy make-up for a teenager – Part 2

eye shadows

This is the second article of a two part series written by my fifteen years old daughter “E”. She wrote in her first article how she learned to “choose” make-up. In this article, she goes to the Mall to actually “buy” her first make-up. How to buy make-up for a teenager Part 2 On my… 

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How to choose make-up for a teenager – Part 1

Purple Eye Shadow

This guest post is written by my fifteen years old daughter E, who recently discovered what it’s like to buy make up for the first time. Her experience couldn’t be more timely as “The Story of Cosmetics” by Annie Leonard will be released today. See the video after the article. How to choose make-up for… 

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