Archive : February 2020

Are Backyard & Local Eggs Ethical?

After being diagnosed with Osteoporosis I was considering adding local eggs, (those from local farms) to my diet. The common belief is that backyard chickens or those on local farms were well treated and with love.

While at the 2019 ARC Conference in D.C., I met with Jewel from the Rooster Sanctuary at Danzig’s Roost (follow them on Facebook). She gave me the real scoop on backyard and local eggs.

 

Eco-Friendly Mattress

Eco-Friendly Mattress: Materials and Construction

When considering an eco-friendly mattress, you will likely have many questions regarding the construction and makeup of the bed. For example, why are certain materials considered eco-friendly, and others aren’t? What materials are the most sustainable?

To guide your search for a greener mattress, we break down some of the most common eco-friendly mattress materials below. We will examine the purpose behind each material and explain why it is safer for you, your family and the planet.

 

Make Your Partner’s “Man Cave” Vegan

Make Your Partner’s “Man Cave” Vegan. Your boyfriend, hubby, dad, all of favorite partners,deserve to have a beautifully designed, sensory “chill” space or Man Cave. Just in time for Valentine’s Day too! Thankfully, the world is moving away from the notion that a man cave should look like a scene straight out of a James Bond movie or even Iron Man. Bear skin rugs, thick leather chairs, and fur-lined slippers are so out of style. It’s never been easier to find items that don’t contain leather, fur, silk, wool, down, or anything animal-derived. Below are 8 fabulous items with all the makings of the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift: a whole new Man Cave.

 

Make Your Bedroom 100% Vegan

Love is in the air!!! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we all know that a heart shaped box of chocolates and flowers are the standard gifts. However, how about shaking things up a bit and give the gift of true romance – a beautifully styled bed for that special “ba-da-bing,  ba-da-boom night!

Let’s get down to setting the stage for a night of passion in a fabulous bed created with all the vegan trimmings. Good design should not only be visually beautiful. But it should address all our senses including touch (texture), sound and scent. The selected items, together, create the perfect sensory balance for an environment that is soothing, warm and purely romantic.

 

Moving Your Dog: Tips to Ease Your Fears

Moving to a new home can be a big change, and no one notices that more than your dog. Dogs can be so sensitive to new routines and environments, so it’s understandable that a new house could make them a little nervous. If you are a pet parent who is worried about how your pup will settle into a new environment, you’re probably looking for ways to ease the transition. Here are some words of encouragement and advice for you and your dog.

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