Everyday Minerals

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This makeup line scored very well with regard to safety in the Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep report on cosmetics and skin care. The really great news is that Everyday Minerals will send you five pretty good sized samples for free (you only need to pay the cost of shipping) and the little pots even include a sifter, which means …

Dairy Free Whipped Topping!

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This delicious soy based whipped topping in a can is a great substitute for any vegans or others who are unable to eat dairy products and may be feeling a bit deprived. We had a big dollop on sweet potato pie from Whole Foods (they guarantee no trans fats in anything they sell) while staying in our hotel room in …

Safe Cosmetics

These days, more people seem to be interested in natural, green and non-toxic products. Researchers at the Environmental Working Group have been compiling a database of cosmetics products and have rated them for safety. Check this site to see whether your makeup makes the grade: http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com/I was kind of shocked to find some of my favorite health food store products …

On The Road

I am currently on the road and will be taking 6 airplane flights over a time period of three weeks! Here is my list of necessities for air travel: 1. A pillow;2. Toiletries to carry on, including: evian spray, moisturizer, lip balm, toothbrush and paste;3. A book or some magazines;4. My MP3 player with an audiobook or two loaded and …