Creamy banana peppermint hot cocoa recipe

Banana hot cocoa

Do you like to drink lots of hot cocoa on cold wintery nights? Switching to green tea instead of hot chocolate is a great way to cut a lot of unwanted sugar from your diet, but you know, sometimes you still just like to have that warm cup of cocoa. Try this scrumptious and healthier recipe next time the cocoa craving is upon you.

Sip in panda-friendly style with the Bamboo Bottle

bamboo bottle glass water bottle

Finding a reusable water bottle that is the perfect marriage of form, function, and eco-friendliness can be quite the feat…as you well know if you’ve really tried to do so. Sure, you can pick up a BPA-free plastic water bottle, which is much better than the commonly vilified #7 Lexan plastic of old, but BPA-free […]

Friday funny: Hey Yoga Girl [VIDEO]

yoga girl video

We think it’s important to not take yourself too seriously. Whether it be in your job, getting your yoga on, shopping at Whole Foods, training for an athletic event, or just going about your daily life, you’ve got to be able to step back and make a little fun of yourself. In this case, you can just let the clever Smog and Fog guys do it for you.

Hank D and the Bee: Anytime is Naptime

Hank D and the Bee: Anytime is Naptime

You can collapse into a hammock or bed or couch…or just fall where you are. Wherever you do it, a nap is good for you. Joe’s cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon page…календарь купитькупить mitsubishiapartments in key biscayneформочки для куличейооо полигон официальный сайтполигон оооденежный кредит этокредит для студентов без работыденьги в долг в бузулукекредит великий […]

Starbucks’ Times Square store gets lit by LEDs

Starbucks' flagship Times Square store gets lit with LEDs that look like old Broadway theatre lights

Gone are the days when LED lights are harsh, expensive, and impractical. Just like the CFL saga a decade or so ago, LED’s started out as little more than an intangible pipe dream. Today, however, LED light bulbs are falling in price and rising in viability as a lighting solution for both businesses and homes […]

Gift responsibly: Green Gift Monday

Give greener on Cyber Monday

Everyone knows that the day after Thanksgiving is “Black Friday”, in the United States. A slightly lesser-known fact is that the Monday after Thanksgiving is “Cyber Monday”, where holiday shoppers snag all the best deals via online shopping. This year, The Nature Conservancy wants to help you “give green[er]” this holiday season (yeah, I added […]

Hank & Bee: A Thanksgiving Underground Railroad

Save the turkeys!

More Thanksgiving-related info From NaturalPapa: Family Thankfulness Activities for Fall From EcoSnobberySucks: Hunting your own food: A liberal converts From EcoChildsPlay: How Can I Detox My Thanksgiving Diet? From Eat.Drink.Better: The Anatomy of a Genetically Modified Turkey [Infographic] …and in case you’re not familiar with the above-reference railroad (for shame): History of the Underground Railroad […]

Fast Thanksgiving recipe: Festive squash smoothie

Tasty squash smoothie

I enjoy having a nice creamy smoothie in the morning. It fills me up and only takes moments to prepare. They are great to have on the go or as a quick snack during the day as a pick me up. The holidays are just around the corner and nothing quite says Thanksgiving better than […]

How to winterize your garden…or not

How to winterize your garden

Every year I have illusions of grandeur for my garden. I pictured myself sitting at our farmer’s market behind display baskets overflowing with a bounty of tomatoes, peppers and fresh herbs. In reality, I sold leftover handmade jewelry, some divided perennials and enough herbs to season one big kettle of soup. I selfishly hoarded what […]

Hank D and the Bee: Advice from Tim DeChristopher

Hank D and the Bee: Advice from Tim DeChristopher

For more on Tim’s reasoning behind voting Republican in 2012 read the Grist article linked below. It’s a scary thought. Like Hank, I still need to wrap my head around it… More on Tim DeChristopher–aka “Bidder 70″ From Grist: Letter from an imprisoned activist: Time to ‘play dirty’ for the climate’s sake Tim DeChristopher’s Peaceful […]