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8/11/2016
Discover popular, “all-natural” personal care products that contain potentially harmful chemicals.
8/2/2016
An efficient Honeywell evaporative cooler might enable your family to spend more time outdoors all summer in super hot, buggy climates.
7/25/2016
Bring vacation and adventure vibes to your own backyard with these ideas.
6/14/2016
While planning your summer family activities, consider these yoga and mindfulness exercises for children to help them make the most of their time outdoors.
6/9/2016
When it comes to redecorating your home, try these tips for making environmentally-sound choices, from sustainable hardwood flooring to monitoring VOC levels in your paint and more.
6/9/2016
Learn what safety concerns to consider for your kids this summer on family roadtrips, at the pool and outdoors.
4/26/2016
From poultry fencing to predator protection, learn how to keep your backyard chickens safe.
4/19/2016
The ongoing development of eco-friendly technology and healthy workplace innovations can be profitable for big businesses.
4/14/2016
Learn how Living Goods fights diseases in developing countries and encourages economies through micro entrepreneurs.
4/7/2016
Worried about black mold in your home? Learn how to properly identify toxic mold, remove it, and make sure it stays gone.
3/25/2016
Do you find yourself constantly worrying? Try these tips, from mindfulness practices to the positive effects of creativity on your mental health.
3/3/2016
Enjoy this Easter with healthy treats, fun activities and wholesome meals that are sure to bring the whole family together.
2/16/2016
45 million Americans live below the poverty line. Learn what LIFT is doing to help those in financial crisis escape poverty and achieve professional and financial goals.
2/10/2016
Brown recluses and black widows are some of the most common, poisonous spiders we find in our homes. Learn how to distinguish them from their less deadly family members.
12/17/2015
Get into the holiday spirit with these festive, healthy ideas for seasonal outings, activities and more.
12/14/2015
Skin care is a booming industry, but the number of appointments to correct botched cosmetic procedures has grown right along with it. Discover some of the most common treatments, often offered by spas and salons, which should only be performed by an experienced dermatologist.
12/10/2015
Whether you’re looking for a new place to live or vacation, these locations offer the most active environments. Discover the five healthiest cities in America.
12/8/2015
Check out these luxurious-yet-affordable, all-natural body-care products perfect as a gift for coworkers, kids' teachers and more.
11/23/2015
Color and texture impact our moods, and also determine our choices when it comes to designing our living spaces.
10/6/2015
Help eliminate food insecurity in America by donating your time or money this holiday season.
8/4/2015
Turn to these editor-recommended products when shopping for effective, chemical-free skin-care solutions.
7/8/2015
Nourish dry and damaged hair and tame pesky flyaways with a luxurious blend of argan, jojoba and baobab oil in this botanical hair oil from Badger.
6/3/2015
Ditch the harsh chemicals in common skin-care products with this DIY face mask that gently cleanses and moisturizes.
6/3/2015
Join our efforts and help water.org bring safe, clean water to communities across the globe.
5/6/2015
If you’re on a tight budget, or just in a pinch and need a quick dab of perfume, try one of these unusual perfume alternatives.
4/13/2015
Increase your time spent in nature with these easy ideas for creating indoor-outdoor living spaces.
3/23/2015
Add nutrient-rich foods to your diet to keep your skin clear and radiant.
3/5/2015
Eliminate foul, unwanted personal odors with natural odor eaters such as activated charcoal.
2/26/2015
Although we know that getting enough sleep is crucial to our health, there are still a number of things we don’t know about this restful state. Discover 11 fun facts about sleep.
2/25/2015
There is something special about finding the perfect soap. Learn more about which soap is ideal for your long-term skin health.
2/23/2015
Free of aluminum and other nasty ingredients, this citrus-rich deodorant stick from Primal Pit Paste smells amazing, isn’t hard to apply and works well.
2/17/2015
Experience the power of healing oils with these editor-recommended natural body-care products.
2/12/2015
Discover the difference between charcoal and activated charcoal with a brief look a how charcoal works to purify the world around us, including water, air, food and more
1/19/2015
Enriched with a number of relaxing and healing ingredients, Erbaviva’s Relax Body Lotion is a great body-care product to store on the office desk.
12/19/2014
Getting kids outdoors in the winter can often prove challenging. Try these fun and creative activities to get your kids outside and connected to the natural world.
12/8/2014
Treasure the golden spice turmeric for its health-boosting properties, as well as its myriad other uses.
12/5/2014
Cure your winter doldrums with this uplifting Lemon Verbena Hand Cream from Vineyard Hill Naturals.
11/26/2014
Tie your home to nature with these three seasonal centerpiece ideas from Pinterest. Your Thanksgiving dinner table will thank you.
11/11/2014
The skin around your eyes is the thinnest part of your skin, making it more susceptible to irritation. Beat looking tired with these natural remedies for puffy eyes.
10/23/2014
Some of my favorite, effective natural skin care products include a powerfully healing skin cream, a dark-circle-erasing eye cream and a luxurious facial oil.
10/8/2014
Use this gentle facial cleanser from Elemental Herbology in the evening to keep your complexion free of dirt and grime.
10/7/2014
Try our editor’s picks for five skin-care solutions that are sure to give you a healthy complexion.
9/8/2014
Prevent dry, cracked heels with this clove-scented Cracked Skin Relief Crème from derma e.
8/27/2014
Getting kids outdoors can sometimes prove challenging. Help your kids lead a happier, healthier life with these six inventive outdoor activities.
8/4/2014
Treat your skin to the wonderfully delicious scent of vanilla with this luxurious vanilla sugar scrub from Garden Apothecary.
7/31/2014
Organic spelt flour makes for a simple and healthier replacement for white flours in many recipes.
7/22/2014
When caring for your hair with conventional beauty products is not enough, supplement your hair care with these five fabulous herbs for healthy hair.
6/16/2014
Tame frizz with this botanical-rich leave-in conditioning mist from John Masters Organics.
6/2/2014
Learn how to establish a daily meditation schedule with these helpful tips.
5/29/2014
Don’t throw out that old makeup compact! Repurpose and reuse it. Here are the top ten upcycled projects you can do with cosmetic containers whether you’re an expert crafter or not.
5/22/2014
Summer beach days are fast approaching! Beyond the sand and surf basics, encourage kids to get creative at the shore this season by making sea life “touch tanks,” and creating beach art in the open air.
5/16/2014
Learn the art of meditation and the joy it can bring back to your life.
4/24/2014
Keep your little ones busy outdoors with these five fun and innovative outdoor crafts for kids found on Pinterest. From backyard teepees to homemade slime, we've got you covered.
4/14/2014
Treat yourself to an at-home manicure with nontoxic nail polishes from Scotch Naturals, a company that creates more than 40 different nail polishes with their eco-friendly, water-based formula.
3/13/2014
Minimize the appearance of dull, aging skin with Larenim Mineral's anti-aging serum, Youth Bloom Gel.
2/27/2014
Consider the environment when choosing deck materials. Here’s a breakdown of your options.
2/20/2014
For an extra burst of energy in the morning, indulge in this citrus-scented Sun Shower body scrub from The Orange Owl.
2/3/2014
Toss this lotion from Benecos Natural Beauty in your purse for well-moisturized hands wherever you are.
1/17/2014
This bee-friendly body-care product from the Savannah Bee Company is a great winter product. Read on to learn why you should use the Royal Jelly Body Butter to moisturize and hydrate your skin.
12/30/2013
This seven-serum set from ORGO Beauty is great for aging skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
12/6/2013
Constantly buying pads and tampons can add up to a very large bill, inevitably costing women a lot of money. Cut down on expenses and save money by switching to reusable menstrual products.
12/3/2013
Getting kids to play outside isn’t always easy, especially if they aren’t into a particular outdoor activity. It’s important to get them outside though—and not just for the physical benefits.
11/20/2013
Building a deck can be a challenge, but building with being “green” in mind can be an even bigger challenge. Learn what to look for and what questions and considerations to have when researching and selecting the best green building materials for a deck.
11/8/2013
One blogger revels in the many ways that reusable cloth pads have changed her life.
11/7/2013
Eschew the chemicals in conventional body care and instead make your own products with household ingredients. These three DIY beauty recipes will make your home into your personal spa.
10/4/2013
Create a healthier Halloween for your family by choosing secondhand costumes, nontoxic face paints, fair trade candy and smart snacks.
9/26/2013
With fall here, try these vegan versions of classic comfort foods: nachos, sloppy Joes and Swedish meatballs from Hilary’s Eat Well.
9/18/2013
Reaching for the painkillers every month? Read on for natural ways to relieve PMS symptoms.
9/11/2013
This year marked the inaugural natural beauty pop-up event, A Night For Green Beauty. The event featured enthusiastic green beauty bloggers and fabulous green beauty brands. Here I've compiled a handful of green beauty products that caught my eye from companies La Bella Figura, One Love Organics, May Lindstrom, H. Gillerman Organics and Ilia.
8/23/2013
The origin story of CARE packages offers a deeper appreciation for the power of generosity and providing comfort to those in need or college students away from home for the first time.
8/19/2013
More and more people are giving up conventional shampoo and conditioner in lieu of homemade hair rinses. For shiny, beautiful hair, use gentle cleansers free of chemicals on your hair. Try one of these three herbal hair rinses: Rose-Chamomile, Cacao-Rosemary and Nettle-Lavender.
8/19/2013
Think having a green home is out of your price range? Here are some easy, realistic ideas to create an eco-friendly living space that might actually save you money!
8/13/2013
Sprout Foods new line of Sprout Smash Organic Kids Snack Pouches have the great taste school-aged kids love, and the nutrition their parents demand.
8/9/2013
One Degree Organic Foods announces the launch of its sprouted, vegan cereal line featuring 100 percent traceable ingredients.
7/23/2013
Keep sebum production in check, purify complexion, calm irritation and provide hydration with natural skincare products from Elemental Herbology.
7/17/2013
Try your hand at making your own reed diffuser oil. This fun DIY project keeps homes smelling clean and fresh without the use of possibly harmful chemicals.
7/12/2013
This Intensive Spot Treatment from Santalia is gentle on skin with plenty of acne-fighting power, perfect for sensitive skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
6/13/2013
You've probably heard of a BB cream, or at the very least seen one in your supermarket. But what is a BB cream, what does it do, why should you care, and what should you look for if you decide to buy one?
5/30/2013
Overuse of hand sanitizers can lead to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Here’s why you should keep hand sanitizer and endocrine disruptors such as triclosan out of the classroom.
5/24/2013
Learn how to arrange flowers from your backyard with these step-by-step instructions for creating a hydrangea bouquet.
4/15/2013
Moisturizing your face with botanical oils is a centuries-old practice from ancient Rome that is becoming popular once again. Check out three facial oils that I love using right now.
3/20/2013
This year at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California, three new natural products stood out from the rest in the event's annual "Best of the West." Discover a new way to soothe the skin with ozonated oil, a new dipable snack option for kids, and new product to help you fall asleep faster.
2/19/2013
After its exploding popularity in the late 19th century, echinacea was widely researched. Since then, numerous echinacea benefits have been discovered. Try these two simple echinacea remedies to fight the common cold.
2/8/2013
It was once stated by ethnobotanist Melvin Gilmore that echinacea was used as a remedy for more ailments than any other plant, and it's not hard to understand why. The history behind this versatile coneflower is rich in remedies and medicinal uses. Read on to learn more about the history of echinacea.
1/23/2013
This lavender face toner from emerginC is a light, refreshing and gentle toner, perfect for sensitive skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
1/9/2013
As our family focuses on nourishing meals and traditions, we’re practicing setting clear intentions. This week, our intention is to continue to bring joy and celebration to family meals, even when life is busy and stressful.
12/20/2012
Trouble with unsightly varicose veins? Try these herbal solutions and natural home remedies for varicose veins.
11/29/2012
Napoleon Fireplaces provides some helpful tips to consider when preparing your fireplace for the winter season.
11/7/2012
Rich in essential amino acids, vitamins and nutrients, Seaweed Bath Co. products hydrate the skin and soothe irritation often associated with various skin conditions.
11/1/2012
Upcycled clothing company Looptwork abandons the traditional clothing-manufacturing model to create eco-friendly clothing and accessories repurposing abandoned materials .
10/31/2012
Store this natural beauty balm from Medicine Mama's Apothecary somewhere so it's easy to grab. This balm soothes an array of skin woes, so it's fit for travel.
10/26/2012
Simply Organic Black Pepper is now available in a reusable tin that features a triple-use closure that allows users to sprinkle, spoon or pour the pepper.
7/30/2012
These three health-food bars by Barre comprise of nutritious (and delicious) superfoods. Made with the dancer in mind, these bars are perfect for anyone needing an extra boost of energy while keeping the calorie-count down.
7/18/2012
Graco, one of the nation’s largest children’s products manufacturers, has committed to banning the use of four of the most toxic chemical flame retardant chemicals from its products.
6/26/2012
Nature’s Gate introduces affordable anti-aging products for the face with it’s Facial Care collection.
6/25/2012
World Centric has unveiled a line of compostable toothbrushes and travel cases that are made from a plant-based resin called Ingeo.
6/19/2012
GoodBelly has added two new flavors, Tropical Orange and Pink Grapefruit, to its line of probiotic drinks and launched a new on-the-go probiotic coconut water.
6/14/2012
Herbalists can benefit greatly from tending a backyard beehive in their garden. Learn why every herbalist should consider keeping bees and how to go about it.
6/1/2012
Banish blemishes and balance skin with The Bearberry Collection by John Masters Organics.
5/18/2012
Tessemae’s All Natural announces the release of its line of gluten-free salad dressing and marinades.
5/17/2012
A Tulikivi soapstone fireplace and cook stove complement the off-grid lifestyle of a Montana man and his Earthship home.
5/11/2012
An organic cotton and wool body pillow goes a long way to help relieve pregnancy back pain.
5/9/2012
Stay hydrated with these simple, sweet and refreshing infused water recipes using vanilla, fruit and herbs.
4/19/2012
Decorating with materials that would otherwise be considered junk can bring pops of life and color to your home’s style. Check out these bottle cap crafts for a fun way to decorate with junk!
4/19/2012
ThermaCell’s Outdoor Lantern can simultaneously be used as a mosquito repellent and light, making it a great choice for the patio, cottage or camping.
4/16/2012
Sugar is a staple in many households. Try these six uses for sugar for a new way to use this conventional sweetener.
4/2/2012
Combining entertainment and education into one fun experience, board games are a great addition to structured play for kids.
3/26/2012
Mountain Rose Herbs has debuted new sustainable tea packaging made from 100 percent recycled newspaper and compostable non-GMO plant cellulose.
3/21/2012
The new Kiss My Face Natural Mineral Formula SPF 40 blends in clear for the ultimate in safe sun protection.
3/7/2012
Navitas Naturals is adding Blueberry Hemp to their award-winning line of organic Navitas Power Snacks. Blueberry Hemp Navitas Power Snacks provide a diversity of the most nutrient-dense organic superfoods and organic seeds, fruits and nuts.
3/1/2012
If you're hoping to grow some of your own food but are short on space, use these three tips for small-space gardening success in containers, on your patio, balcony or roof.
2/29/2012
Solatube International, the worldwide leading manufacturer and marketer of Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs), announces its new line of decorative fixtures, called Glass Distractions.
2/24/2012
Upcycling and recycling company Terracycle introduces three new garden accessories made from recycled materials.
2/23/2012
Badger’s Damascus Rose Antioxidant Face Oil contains a blend of six moisturizing oils with antioxidant-packed extracts.
2/13/2012
Looking for inspiration for meat-free meals? Try these three of my favorite sources of vegetarian meal recipes.
2/12/2012
Guest blogger Sonya Newenhouse tests the performance of her new Passive House by not turning on the heat—and enthusiastically reports that you can comfortably live furnace-free in Wisconsin in the winter.
2/6/2012
Guest blogger Elizabeth Richardson shares her plans for Blackbird Studio, a 333-square-foot she plans to build.
1/27/2012
Fight common ailments with these seven herbs for health and wellness.
1/5/2012
After coming down with a cold, this Herb Companion editor kicks her sinus congestion to the curb with an herbal steam, an effective natural remedy for runny noses.
1/5/2012
Bookbinder Specialties recently added four new flavors to their line of gourmet, ready-to serve gluten-free soups packaged in resealable glass jars.
1/5/2012
Use common kitchen ingredients to whip up homemade face masks and body scrubs that will leave your skin soft and smooth this winter.
12/19/2011
Try a vegetarian version of traditional Hoppin John for good luck this New Year's day.
12/14/2011
Crispy Green Crispy Fruit are made from 100-percent freeze-dried fruit with no additives or preservatives and are full of delicious fresh fruit taste. FruitziO snacks combine the wholesomeness of fresh fruit with a pinch of cane sugar.
12/12/2011
A comforting herb-baked macaroni makes for a simple meal on a short winter night.
11/15/2011
Tomato-growing enthusiasts can now grow tomatoes in any climate - indoors, with all of the taste of home garden summertime tomatoes.
11/10/2011
Hammocks and High Tea designer and founder Karen Young describes the creative process and the steps it takes to create a sustainable home decor line.
11/8/2011
The Herb Companion editors have found some gifts that give back to charities that are making a difference.
11/4/2011
Vermont Castings Victory direct vent fireplace insert offers a clean design and an efficient heating source.
10/19/2011
Jessica revisits Maison Madeleine, a beautifully restored historic Southern French cottage.
10/14/2011
Jessica expounds on the concept of "Cures in Your Cupboard" from the September/October 2011 issue with a few additional natural remedies for anxiety, general wellness, headache and menstruation/menopause.
9/13/2011
Used in water, teas and recipes, True Lemon is made from fresh lemons selected for their superior flavor.
8/23/2011
K.C. Compton hones in on the mystery of what variety sunflower is reaching for the sky in her back yard. And also sends kind wishes to the swallowtail butterfly who destroyed her parsley plant.
8/10/2011
Back to the Roots (BTTR) is collecting 20,000 pounds of coffee grounds each week, cultivating them into a rich substrate from which to grow oyster mushrooms and make grow-it-at-home mushroom kits.
8/9/2011
The Center for Health, Environment and Justice’s 2011 Back to School Guide to PVC-Free School Supplies helps parents find safer and affordable school supplies for their children.
8/8/2011
This plant in K.C. Compton's back yard might not be a record-breaking sunflower, but it's a tall, tall specimen.
8/7/2011
This school year pack a healthy lunch with zero waste!
8/3/2011
Short on storage? Repurpose a door into a swinging shelf or basket storage system!
8/3/2011
GE Lighting’s full line of light-emitting diode (LED) GE Energy Smart incandescent replacement bulbs are anticipated to be on store shelves within the next 16 months.
7/28/2011
When it comes time to choose what decking material to use for your next outdoor living project, consider wood composite decks that save old growth trees by utilizing recycled content.
7/28/2011
Taza Chocolate introduces a new 87% dark chocolate bar to the Stone Ground line – the Taza 87% Bolivian Stone Ground Chocolate Bar.
7/15/2011
Turn a window screen and picture frame into a perfect storage solution for delicate jewelry pieces.
7/7/2011
Make your own tiki torch and fend off mosquitoes at the same time.
7/7/2011
Go ahead, play outside. These tips will keep you from being eaten alive by mosquitoes.
6/28/2011
Keep your home cool without air conditioning! Try these five ways to lower your home’s temperature—and utiliy bills—naturally.
6/23/2011
Use glass bottles or jars over light bulbs to create a beautiful chandelier.
6/15/2011
Check out these eco-friendly garden products that were designed by Northern California gardeners.
6/14/2011
Now Pacific Yurts introduces one of its most exciting innovations to date the unique Custom Curve™ window system. Custom Curve™ is the first glass window system with a structurally engineered framework that follows the curved wall of the yurt.
6/10/2011
If the heat is getting you down—and out of your comfortable sleeping—take your bedroom outside and let Mother Nature cool you while you slumber.
6/7/2011
Check out this excerpt from Healthy Beauty: Your Guide to Ingredients to Avoid and Products You Can Trust by Sam Epstein, MD, to find out more about how to swap out conventional products for healthier, natural alternatives.
5/31/2011
The playground classic of jumping rope seems to have disappeared. It’s time for a comeback!
5/27/2011
If you find yourself with a bag that seems to swallow up all of your things, consider adding snap-in coin purses to help you organize.
5/24/2011
Built from a recycled shipping container, the 160-square-foot Surfshack uses folding, moveable panels and smart design to fit all the creature comforts of home into a durable, weather-proof frame, creating a home-away-from-home on the Washington coast for an avid surfer.
5/18/2011
In her new book, Micro-Green: Tiny Houses in Nature, Mimi Zeiger profiles 36 creative, innovative small dwellings that represent a 'new, rich architectural typology.' Here are eight great examples to start fueling your fantasies.
5/13/2011
Turn a tree branch into an ideal storage solution for your jewelry.
5/9/2011
Designed to be a comfortable, modern home with a minimum impact on the environment, the Cube generates its own energy and proves that you don't have to sacrifice creature comforts to live in a small space.
5/7/2011
Here are some ingredients to make cooking with kids a tasty experience!
5/4/2011
Check out this excerpt from Healthy Beauty: Your Guide to Ingredients to Avoid and Products You Can Trust by Sam Epstein, MD, to find out more about how to swap out conventional products for healthier, natural alternatives.
5/3/2011
Create the feeling that you are waking up underneath the trees with a headboard made of aspen branches.
5/3/2011
The Herb Companion recently discovered One Love Organics—a company that focuses on making four sustainable beauty products. Comment to enter for a chance to win some of their products.
4/27/2011
Bend, twist and turn upside down for a happy baby and healthy child!
4/27/2011
Build a sustainable dog bed out of recycled T-shirts or newspapers. When placed in a revamped end table, it makes a nice piece of doggie furniture, too.
4/11/2011
When stacks of mail, cards and school pictures start taking over your kitchen table or refrigerator, wage war with this project to keep it all organized and unclutter your life.
3/15/2011
In the wake of some health concerns, the Samurai Sage seeks simple, low maintenance gardening ideas that result in pretty, good-smelling plants.
3/7/2011
Got kitchen clutter? Turn a picture frame into a beautiful, useful storage solution.
2/14/2011
Rescue old windows and recycle them into beautiful light fixtures.
2/11/2011
Hanging baskets on your walls helps to create storage and still offer decorative design in your home.
2/1/2011
Natural Home beauty blogger Kim Wallace reviews Kaylala’s No. 7 Afterglow Rejuvenating Serum, which is made from moisturizing ingredients such as emu oil, organinc evening primrose oil, vitamin E and jojoba oil.
1/31/2011
Pebbles, rocks and stones are beautiful, natural materials that add beauty and a very classic look to any style design. 
1/31/2011
A pillowcase and foam board are all you need for a simple, cheap and environmentally friendly way to organize notes and lists in this project.
1/24/2011
Keep your storage off the floor and decorate your home using birdcages.
1/10/2011
Look at your closet, and your shopping, in a whole new way. Repurpose items you already have, making a dress out of a shirt or a handbag out of men’s ties.
1/3/2011
Hang used fabric on your walls instead of paint or wallpaper.
12/20/2010
Guest blogger Jaci Kennison explores creative storage solutions to declutter her small space.
12/16/2010
Guest blogger Jaci Kennison takes time out this holiday season to honor and appreciate the planet.
11/30/2010
Get creative with your Christmas tree! Save the forests, skip the plastic greenery and really go green this holiday with a different kind of tree.
11/12/2010
As you combat dry facial skin this winter, consider using a moisturizing face mask, such as Kahina Antioxidant Mask, once a week to treat your skin to an extra dose of high-power hydration.
10/5/2010
Shrink your dryer sheet waste and use a dryer sachet instead. Learn about the benefits of dryer sachets, how to make your own sachet and a few ideas about what to do with your used dryer sheets.
7/27/2010
The recent trend towards e-readers may cut back on environmental impact, but they also take away the tangible qualities of reading a book.
7/13/2010
Staycations, a vacation taken at home or in-town, are a smart way to save money, reduce travel emissions and support your local economy. Follow these tips for a great staycation!
6/2/2010
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz helps her family plan an eco-friendly road trip complete with a hybrid car, organic snacks and energy-efficient hotels.
5/7/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Good For You Girls, a new line of natural beauty products specially formulated for teen girls.
5/4/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a natural sunscreen from Pratima. Pratima Neem Rose Face Sunscreen features zinc oxide and is SPF 30.
5/4/2010
With Earth Day afoot, it’s important that the rest of our nation keep a close eye on Chicago’s green initiatives.
4/30/2010
I love discovering beauty products that use essential oils in lieu of artificial fragrances, which is what Pattern does with its body washes.
4/29/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reveals what sunscreen active ingredients are safe and unsafe and recommends resources to find natural sunscreens.
4/20/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Yes To Cucumbers Natural Glow Facial Towelettes.
3/29/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a new natural exfoliating mask, Jurlique Fruit Enzyme Exfoliator.
2/26/2010
This baked pear dessert not only totes health benefits but is very delicious. Serve it warm with honey next time you're the host.
2/16/2010
Design your dining room with patterned placemats from Amenity. Made of organic cotton and hemp, these placemats come in a variety of colors and designs, making it easy to find the perfect fit for your room.
1/15/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Badger Headache Soother Mind Balm, which helps clear sinuses with eucalyptus and peppermint oils while calming your senses with a light touch of lavender.
12/28/2009
If you haven't joined in on our social networking fun, what are you waiting for? We'll post fun surveys, stories, blog posts and even coupon codes for our Natural Home Kitchen Products in the coming weeks. Join us now! Tell us what you want to see in 2010, and we'll be sure to incorporate your ideas into our magazine and web content.
12/23/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace bakes vegan, gluten-free shortbread cookies for Santa Claus  
11/3/2009
On the lookout for healthy snack food options, I discovered this quick and easy recipe.
10/30/2009
The 10 Project Green Search finalists head to Hollywood for the final round of the eco-modeling competition.
10/29/2009
Editor in Chief, K.C. Compton, discovers a new cookbook that she has fallen in love with. What are your favorite cookbooks? 
10/22/2009
Enjoy beautiful fall foliage along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Stay in a green bed and breakfast, visit the eco-friendly Blue Ridge Parkway Destination and Visitor Center, or indulge in a number of outdoor activities.
9/23/2009
From Colorado to California, these green ski resorts are some of the most environmentally focused ski resorts in the U.S.
9/4/2009
From perpetually sunny Orange Country, California, Humble sells extremely eco-conscious home décor accessories featuring designs that will remind you of summer’s past.
8/31/2009
Located near mountains, beaches and the rainforest, Hotel Punta Islita in Costa Rica offers guests comfort, natural beauty and a host of eco-friendly options that earned the resort a four-leaf rating from the Certification in Sustainable Tourism program.
8/21/2009
Project Green Search is looking for eco-conscious models to participate in its green modeling competition.
8/17/2009
Natural Home guest blogger Victoria Klein reviews certified-organic fabrics from Harmony Art.
7/21/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley finds healthy road trip snacks.
7/10/2009
The launch of Oakley’s first pair of eco-friendly shades keeps Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson on her search for sustainable sunglasses.
7/9/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews John Masters Organics Pomegranate Facial Nourishing Oil. Get 20 percent off this product until July 31, 2009.
7/9/2009
Stuck indoors? Brighten up a rainy summer day with these fun, green activities.
6/11/2009
Reading books from your local public library is a greener alternative to buying new books.
5/28/2009
  When choosing summer sunglasses, look for products that are both stylish and environmentally friendly. Eco-conscious companies iWood and Kayu both offer trendy lines of sunglasses made using sustainable materials and methods. These sunglasses also offer 100 percent protection from harmful ultraviolet rays that can damage eyes.
5/28/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson creates a planter table to hold her everyday items and incorporates plants into the design.
5/21/2009
According to TastingTable, black garlic is very trendy with foodies right now.
5/11/2009
Discover magazine (one of my non Herb Companion faves) features a magnified (by a scanning electron microscope) image of a strawberry (Fragaria spp.). Check it out it's really cool.  The make up of the fruit is clearly visible, with the seeds looking like boulders
4/29/2009
 Natural Home editorial intern Susan Melgren offers tips on how to take eco-friendly car trips
4/20/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson builds an end table out of a salvaged window frame and four legs.
4/13/2009
Stephanie tackles moving and furnishing an empty house by picking salvaged, hand-crafted or environmentally friendly pieces.
4/1/2009
Environmental activist and musician Jack Johnson spreads the importance of taking care of the land through the Curious George soundtrack and his Kokua Foundation. 
3/26/2009
Beyond Coastal Mineral Sunscreen is loaded with vitamins, minerals and moisturizers.
3/23/2009
Dani shares her spring break adventures and explains how you can stay green, even on vacation.
1/21/2009
Weigh in as Natural Home collects reader and contributor suggestions on "greening the White House."
12/29/2008
Jessica talks about the importance of volunteerism and service as she searches for some new ways to dedicate time.
12/22/2008
With all the wonderful products that walk across our desks here at Natural Home, here are a few that have stood out during the holiday season. Grab these last-minute gifts for your friends, family, or even yourself. And remember: Green is not just for the holidays. Any of these products would be great year round.
12/1/2008
Link up with your favorite magazine via Facebook, MySpace or YouTube to get the most out of your Natural Home experience.
11/28/2008
Assistant editor Kim Wallace offers simple tips for greening your Black Friday.
8/19/2008
John Masters Organics Sea Mist Sea Salt Spray is great for recreating beach hair or getting a tousled look.   
8/13/2008
Jessica discusses whether going green is more than just feeling good about the stuff we buy, and chats about the "virtual global marketplace" she uses to help make wise shopping decisions.
7/23/2008
Beyond Organic Skincare Detoxifying Cleanser is best for dry skin because it is packed with uber-moisturizing ingredients.
7/10/2008
Jessica talks about growing herbs on her townhouse balcony. With rising food prices, growing your own is a great way to save.
6/20/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Pacifica solid perfumes. These sweet little tins pack as much scent in just as cute packaging as the traditional sprays.
6/12/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace tries a new vegan, natural lip balm from Herbs of Grace.


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