Archive for the ‘Food & Wine’ Category


Are You Ready to be Inconvenient?

Please note: there are two sides to this story and I hope you stay with me for both of them.
On the one side…According to every dictionary site I searched, inconvenient is an adjective that means not convenient especially in giving trouble or annoyance or causing trouble, difficulties or discomfort. So I…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Kiva: Beyond Charity

Premal Shah, President and Co-Founder and Kathleen Bennett, KIVA – I have stood in awe of this incredible organization from the first time I read about it well over ten years ago…

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Filed Under: Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Radio Show, Travel

In Harvey’s Wake: Ample Harvest

For this newsletter, I planned on writing about faith leaders uniting to end hunger, about Food Waste Weekend. Good news, uplifting, call to action kind of news, right? Yes, and even more relevant, important and timely considering the devastation brought on by Hurricane Harvey, right?

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Health, Home, News, Newsletter

Conscious Consumerism: The Big Lie?

Alden Wicker, Founder, EcoCult – All I can say is yikes and you don’t want to miss this one. Alden Wicker is shaking things up, calling us all out and sharing how what she thinks are better ways…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

CONSCIOUS CONSUMERISM: THE BIG LIE?

Or is it Just Not Enough?

I have to admit when my friend Molly sent us a link to an article that started out with these lines: “Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world” I was taken aback. How can this be? But…

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Travel

INQUIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW:

THE INSIDE SCOOP
Pretty much from the minute I write one newsletter, I start thinking about the next one. I am always on the lookout for good content, topics that will inspire you or encourage you to change a behavior, or something I just can’t wait to share and, yes, sometimes topics that might make you angry and motivate you to march or call your elected official or get your home air quality…

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Filed Under: Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Kids, Newsletter

The Public Face of Seafood Watch

Ryan Bigelow, Program Engagement Manager, Monterey Bay Aquarium – Imagine having to manage all of the public facing aspects of the massive Seafood Watch Program including their…

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Health, Innovation & Technology, Kids, Radio Show

Celebrating 10 Years of Making an Impact

Gina Murphy-Darling, Founder and CEO Mrs. Green’s World – Ten years ago, Gina Murphy-Darling said “yes”. She stepped into a role that she felt called to fulfill – being a vessel of education…

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Innovation & Technology, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Travel, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

SEWAGE BREWAGE (or Poo Beer)

I don’t know where to begin telling this story. Let’s start with my observation about microbreweries. It seems that in every city I have visited lately, microbreweries are taking the world by storm with specialty brews in abundance. But imagine my surprise when I…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Innovation & Technology, News, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

IS GREEN HIP?

My sincere and heartfelt thanks for the amazing and much appreciated feedback about my last newsletter – On Mind, Body, Spirit: Earth Day 2017. It felt great and made me believe that it is something many of us are hungry for. Hope you are remembering to feed your soul. Gentle reminders to follow.

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Travel