Fashion & Beauty

Mrs. Green in her "under $10" dress from Goodwill

From purses made from bill boards to eliminating carcinogens in your shampoo, fashion and beauty are rapidly changing industries.  Stay current with sustainable fashion trends, the latest research on things like safe cosmetics and why you might want to ask your jeweler where he purchased his gold.  And Mrs. Green would love to hear from you — always and forever.

Radio Shows

Meet the Green Divas


Meet Green Divas Meg McWilliams and Lynn Hasselberger. They actually refer to themselves as that. They are the founders and co-hosts of The Green Divas Radio, a nationally known…

Mrs. Green's News

Magical, Mindful Miraval

Passing through the gates at Miraval, one experiences an honest, authentic and almost unexplainable feeling of calm that takes over the body.  All of the stress of schedules, appointments and to do lists somehow magically disappear simultaneously with the gates closing. And it happens every time. My car seems programmed to stop immediately for my […]

From Greenwashing to Pinkwashing?

Truth be told, I believe the day will come (if it hasn’t already) that there will be adequate proof linking almost every kind of cancer to an environmental cause – from what we eat, from what we breathe, from what we put on our bodies, and the beat goes on. 

The Hidden Magic at Miraval

If you have ever had the pleasure, the sheer joy of experiencing Miraval Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona, you can attest to the fact that the magic begins when you pass through…

A Hair-raising Ordeal By Sue Carr

When I decided to chronicle my journey of greening my daily routine, I knew some parts of the journey would prove far easier than others. Switching from chemical body wash to a more natural beauty bar: simple. Switching my children from neon-colored “kid” toothpaste to a more natural formula: simple. Greening my multiple-product, chemically-infused hair […]

Links and Resources

Be green and stylish with Ecostilleto.

Skin Deep is a safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products.

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

Did You Know?

Three Things About Abbott Taylor Jewelers

1. Abbott Taylor Jewelers is a family-owned business and in the thirty-five years I have known Abby, every family member, with the exception of their 10 year old grandson, has worked there at one time or another. Family matters to them above all else.
You will find no dirty gold at Abbott Taylor jewelers. Abby has been purchasing recycled “green” gold since the 1980s and my only regret is that I am not wearing more of it!
They walk the walk of giving back. I can’t remember the last time I went to a charitable event that had a silent auction and didn’t see a donation from Abby. Both Abby and Martha serve on Boards, attend local charity events, and support all things green and beautiful.