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Fabulous Fashion Can Be Eco Friendly!

Fabulous Fashion Can Be Eco Friendly!

| October 31, 2011 | 2 Comments

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Vert Couture show as part of Fashion Focus Chicago.  It was an eye opening experience. Although it felt a little voyeuristic at times (see images below), I learned about an aspect of fashion I had little knowledge.  I saw beautiful, eclectic collections made by local designers. These […]

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Chicago’s 2 Grocery Giants Gone Green

Chicago’s 2 Grocery Giants Gone Green

| September 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Jewel Osco and Dominick’s are both making big strides into greening their stores inside and out and into our homes. 2 new Dominick’s will be opening this September in the North side of Chicago, and Jewel’s has been running their LEED certified store since 2008. While Jewel upped the ante on selection and price against […]

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Look Out for the Bag Monster!

Look Out for the Bag Monster!

| September 6, 2010 | 1 Comment

So, you need to get some groceries and head to the nearest supermarket. When standing in the checkout line, you see their display selling ugly, reuseable bags marked with the store logo and think to yourself, “Ugh, I forgot my bags…again.” But oh well, you just check out and toss the bags into the garbage […]

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Urban Gardens, Local Food!

Urban Gardens, Local Food!

| March 9, 2010 | 1 Comment

As the weather finally starts to warm, I’m starting to think about the coming days with my kids at the parks, zoos, and pools. But to many farmers and urban gardeners in and around Chicago the change in seasons is their green light to get things growing! We are so fortunate to live in a […]

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Be Still My Bleeding Heart

Be Still My Bleeding Heart

| February 23, 2010 | 1 Comment

I love sweets and although I am trying to maintain a vegan lifestyle, sweets are often where things really fall apart for me. Luckily, there is a place in town that can satisfy your need for beautiful, sustainable, decadence while also offering a flavorful, health-conscious choice. Located in the heart of LakeView, nestled on an […]

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