Earth Day 2015
04/14/2015
This year marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, and the slogan is “It’s Our Turn to Lead.” From their site: “The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans... read more
Power strip with a ghost
04/09/2015
Phantom Energy. No, it’s not electricity created by ghosts, it’s the energy your appliances consume when they are not in use. That’s scary, when you think about it. How can your TV, laptop,... read more
Brown tabby cat drinking from ceramic bowl
04/02/2015
We've all read about pets being killed by tainted food and treats. Recalls by manufacturers are becoming commonplace. I like to think that I'm a conscientious pet owner. I research ingredients... read more
neatly folded sweaters in a stack
03/30/2015
Hi Evox Community, So, how did your list making go ? Did it provide a space to access what works and what, maybe not so much? Well, I hope it was a great starting point...and now we are... read more
tite card: Spring Clean Your Home Office with blurred computer behind
03/24/2015
With the season of Spring having now sprung, I’m going to show you how I Spring Cleaned my home office. If you are fortunate enough to work from home, you likely have a home office, and you likely... read more
Mail truck full of junk mail
03/23/2015
Just as I was finishing up this blog, I went out to my mailbox and there was my mailman. I told him I was writing a blog about how to get rid of junk mail and he invited me to take a photo of... read more
spring cleaning supplies and cloths
03/22/2015
Each year, coming into Spring, I pick a weekend to dedicate to spring cleaning and changing my closets. The secret to getting it done in one weekend is to prepare well beforehand, in just ten-to-... read more
crowded closet filled with tons of clothes
03/18/2015
Here are 11 simple and practical tips, tools, and guidelines for organizing your clothes and closets. 1) Edit your wardrobe. Really. As in other areas of life, more isn’t better if the volume... read more
man's hand outstretched filled withe prescription pills and tablets
03/17/2015
As you’re moving couches around to capture stray dust bunnies and putting new shelf liner in the pantry and all those other annual oddities my mother never taught me…an area in your home that is... read more

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Newspaper Ad
09/11/2014
The news can tell us the employment situation is improving, but if you are not working, and want to be working, that's not really relevant, is it? I know how tough it is to be unemployed, any... read more
Chimps in the Wild
09/04/2014
Fashion Week just started in New York--the Mercedes Benz-sponsored high holy days for many, when it is impossible to get a cab or a table at hip eateries (ironic since so many at the... read more
Social Venture Network Logo
08/21/2014
The next generation of world changing entrepreneurs is already having an effect on the way you live every day, and Social Venture Network is recognizing their hard work with the annual Innovation... read more
Watering Seedlings
08/14/2014
Based in Los Angeles, Tree People is an environmental non-profit working to green up our urban landscapes. In addition to planting trees throughout L.A. they also run educational... read more
Pawlie the Cat
08/08/2014
In honor of World Cat Day, here are some facts about our feline friends… In Ancient Egypt, cats were a very important part of society. Killing a cat was a crime punishable by death. It’s said that... read more
Fruit Flies on Bread
07/29/2014
It’s summer – time to enjoy all the fresh fruits that the season brings. Unfortunately, summer and fresh fruit can also mean fruit flies.  They hover over your food in the kitchen, they buzz... read more
Beekeeper Spraying Bees
07/24/2014
I had no intention of becoming a beekeeper when I signed up for the class at the San Juan Capistrano Ecology Center. (theecologycenter.org). For one, I had a sneaky suspicion I was more than... read more
Organic-red-rice-paddy-Bali
07/16/2014
Photo: Organic Red Rice Paddy, Bali by Gary Diedrichs Living consciously, even a little bit, means constant choices. Automatically jump in the car to go those six blocks, or walk? Buy that... read more
Image: HippoRoller.org
07/09/2014
Image: HippoRoller.org I learned about this ingenious invention while at Phinda Rock Lodge in Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa. Phinda is run by &Beyond, a luxury safari/vacation company... read more

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10/10/2014
A new approach to fuel the world. Directed by Rob Richert. In a story of perseverance through hardship, Dr David Mullin unites such seemingly disparate elements as Hurricane Katrina,... read more
10/10/2014
Don't let it go to waste. Directed by Eugene Dyachkov and Ilya Belov. A group of students invented the "energy waste" recycling system. It produces free and eco-friendly electricity from light,... read more
10/10/2014
It's not sci-fi anymore, it's real. Directed by Maris Curran. This short documentary looks at incredible advances in bionic technology that have enabled paraplegics to walk. 
09/15/2014
Impress your guests for less. Fabric petals, unscented glycerin soap and essential oil are all you need to make beautiful, expensive-looking accessories for your bathroom.
09/15/2014
Tamara shows you how to make kale chips. By baking kale leaves with olive oil, you can make a delicious alternative to potato chips. And they're great for you!

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