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Maria’s Five Favorites: Out with the Old, In with the Pockets

Now’s the time to clean out your closet and resupply it with shirts, dresses, and skirts that have pockets! I love clothing with pockets. (And when it comes to aprons, I want a lot of them!) I always look for pockets when shopping because I like simplifying, and who doesn’t love a good dress that […]

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Beach Essentials That Won’t Harm the Environment

  by the Rodale’s team The beach is calling…. and we want you to answer the earth-friendly way! That’s why we’ve put together a list of our favorite beach essentials that you’ll feel great about toting to the shore since you’ll know you won’t be harming the surf, sand, or sea creatures! The Bathing Suit: […]

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10 Small Steps to Making the World a Better Place

by guest blogger Gene Baur, activist, president and cofounder of Farm Sanctuary, and author of Living the Farm Sanctuary Life Close your eyes and imagine this: You step out of your daily life and into a favorite storybook. You’re back with “The Farmer in the Dell,” standing in a beautiful green pasture. All around you roam the […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: It’s Picnic Time Again!

It’s a bright, warm, sunny day where I am—just how I like it! I suggest we all celebrate the beauty of spring and summer this year by breaking out the picnic blankets and enjoying some good old-fashioned fun in the sun… To help get your started, here are my five favorite earth-friendly picnic picks: 1. […]

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4 Pre-Workout Energy Boosts

by guest blogger Peggy Kotsopoulos, registered holistic nutritionist, culinary consultant, member of Team Vega, and author of Kitchen Cures: Revolutionize Your Health with Foods that Heal What you fuel with before your workout makes all the difference in the effort you put out during your workout. A blend of simple and complex carbs, and sometimes […]

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12 Green Mother’s Day Gifts

by the Rodale’s team It’s May, and Mother’s Day is right around the corner! This year, celebrate Mom and Mother Earth by choosing earth-friendly presents. To help get you started, we’ve lovingly selected 12 different green gift ideas for 12 different types of moms. These picks will help you share the love with Mom, no […]

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5 Reasons Going Paleo Can Be Good for You and the Planet

by guest blogger Stephanie Eckelkamp, senior associate editor at Prevention I’ve recently jumped on the Paleo diet bandwagon. You know, that diet that shuns dairy, legumes, grains, and processed junk foods in favor of nuts, meat, veggies, fruits, and other foods that are said to have been what our ancient ancestors preferred. Today is actually […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: The Rodale’s Spring Catalog and Beyond!

The Rodale’s spring catalog is here! The Rodale’s team and I are thrilled to offer our customers hundreds of new items that are made with love and care for both your health and the environment’s. We searched the world for the best, most well- and lovingly made products that can help you live a life […]

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