A Taste of “Cupcakes and Cashmere”

Who could say no to Cupcakes and Cashmere?  Filled with ideas on living a stylish existence, blogger Emily Schuman’s new book has tips that, slightly tweaked, fit right into a Greenista’s lifestyle. Inspired by her successful blog of the same name, Cupcakes and Cashmere presents personal style, home décor and entertaining lessons season by season.  […]

The Prince’s Speech on the Future of Food

“This is the heart of the problem. Why is it an industrialized system, deeply dependent on fossil fuels and chemical treatments, is promoted as viable, while a much less damaging one is rubbished and condemned as unfit for purpose?  The reasons lie in the anomalies that exist behind the scenes.” -Prince Charles, The Prince’s Speech: […]

Finding Spontaneous Happiness in 2012

“Happiness is one of the many moods available to us if we allow for healthy variability of our emotional life.” – Dr. Andrew Weil When it comes down to it, the underlying motivator behind most New Year’s resolutions is the pursuit of happiness. Losing weight, learning to make jam, traveling to a different country– all […]

DODOcase Brings Traditional Bookbinding to the Kindle

When I was six years old, my favorite outing was a trip to the library.  Each week, I would convince my mother to let me check out the maximum number of books allowed.  Then, I would quickly turn around and assemble a second stash that my sister (who, fortunately for me, did not share the […]

Find Balance with Yoga Superstar Tara Stiles

If you think yoga means turning yourself into a human pretzel, it’s time to get enlightened.  Model-turned-yogi Tara Stiles – who also happens to be Deepak Chopra’s personal trainer and Women’s Health Yoga expert– has taken the ancient mind-body practice and made it accessible, relevant and fun.  Dubbing her philosophy “yoga for everyone,” Tara founded […]