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    The Hippy Gourmet

    Click above to see the Hippy Gourmet make a vegan sushi roll Even though I don’t seem to have much time to cook, I somehow have enough time to watch other people cook, and the Hippy Gourmet (PBS, check local listings for airtimes) is right up my alley. Chef Bruce…

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    A Case of Coat Lust

    Confession: I have many winter coats. There’s the 3/4 length periwinkle wool overcoat, the chunky-knit turquoise peacoat, the 70’s butternut squash colored fuzzy cape, the plain black wool number with the best hood ever, and the abbreviated khaki raincoat. I love them all, and wear them all, too. Obviously I…

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    Flor for Your Floor

    I have the world’s smallest bathroom considering I don’t live on the island of Manhattan, so I recently swapped out an extremely ugly (faux blue marble patterned plastic, need I say more?) sink cabinet for a vintage pedestal sink that was left in my basement by the previous owners. I’m…

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    Tired of Drinking Water?

    Especially in the winter, I don’t really enjoy drinking good old H2O, except after a workout. I don’t want to ingest anything too sweet, or milky either, so I drink ridiculous amounts of herbal tea (sadly, I cannot handle caffeine). Now I’ve found a few new additions to my repertoire…

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    Eco-Wrapping

    Although the Holiday season hasn’t officially hit (I know its not even Thanksgiving), its never too early too start thinking about environmental ways to approach the season. It is estimated that almost 25 million tons more waste is created during the holidays than over a typical ten-week period. The extra…

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    LES Now Renamed Lower Eco Side

    I have been foraying around the LES (lower east side) of Manhattan of late, and have I found a bevy of eco fabulousness! First up, Kaight, which I thought I found first, but Treehugger’s Celine was there just a couple days before me. And then I saw that Jill over…

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    Noel Brings a Little Green to Nantucket

    Next time you’re planning a getaway to Nantucket, check-in to Hotel Green. Shoe designer, Vanessa Noel, opened the quaint little 10 key hotel within an 1837 Greek revival building. While lounging around in your organic hemp and cotton guest robe, you can have guest services deliver organic pancakes with fresh…