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The moment a candle is lit, the mood changes — the room takes on a different atmosphere and one’s emotions seamlessly transition to calmness, serenity, peace and comfort. Not all candles have this effect, and some can be unsafe to burn, made from harmful chemicals......

On her wedding day, The Noces founder, Holy, said ‘I do,’ celebrated with those she loves and thanked her guests with a special parting gift—a handmade raffia bag, made by local women with local materials and good intentions. Born in Madagascar, raised in France and......

We just picked up our seasonal selection of pool floats (what? We’ve been busy!), because last year’s obviously didn’t survive the winter… which got us thinking: with all of these plastic inflatables floating around (which seem made to fall apart at a moment’s notice), there......

We love mineral-based sunscreens as an effective and, above all, safe method for keeping the ravages of sun damage at bay (for more on that, read this article we wrote on the subject). But, for anyone who has dabbled in the mineral sunscreen world, it......

Summertime is prime time for gathering and enjoying the outdoors. Everywhere across the country, people are getting together to play, hang, and eat delicious food. But we know who the real barbecue and birthday party superstar is, don’t we? That would be the cool, refreshing......

Ah, composting. If you enjoy gardening (or hang around anyone who does), you may have heard about this super eco-friendly way to turn organic material into nature’s favorite magical growth material. For plants, compost is the best fertilizer around. It’s also wonderful for the earth,......

In a time of need, Corc Yoga Founder Christine Moghadam and her family found solace and serenity in Portugal and quickly felt a connection to this place and its people, so much so that they felt a profound desire to give back to the community......

Ten years ago, Bethany Tran visited a friend in Guatemala, and what was meant to be just a brief vacation, turned into a life-changing trip, inspiring Bethany to find a solution break the chain of generational poverty in a Central American country. “I came back......

Jason Fox attended high school in a small, rural Pennsylvania town. Despite the school’s minimal opportunities for students of the arts, they still offered a ceramics class that garnered Jason’s fascination and infatuation with the craft that he still possesses to this day. Jason Fox......

Engineer-turned-swimsuit competitor-turned-mom provides the tools for self-confidence Women represent beauty in its many forms; however, many women lack the confidence to share that beauty with the world. One woman found that confidence within herself and made it her mission to bring out the inner and......

Summer season is grillin’ season. And, for those of us with noses primed to sniff out a neighborhood barbecue, this can present quite a sustainability conundrum. See, even though most of us love a good food-related gathering, there’s one thing most of us don’t especially......

If you’re like us, you simply can’t get enough of dat summer suuuun! It bronzes skin, lightens hair, and brightens our general outlook. There’s really no wrong way to enjoy this warm, inviting summertime treat… but there definitely is a better way to protect your......

It’s officially summertime, which means you may be gearing up for some outdoor adventures. Camping is one of America’s favorite ways to enjoy nature. And, while it’s certainly “greener” than staying indoors and eating up electricity with television, there are still plenty of ways to......