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Crazy for Coconut Oil! A Personal Adventure with this Sustainable Food & Beauty Trend

I hadn’t given coconut oil much thought until last Memorial Day weekend when I was visiting family and was surprised…

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Naturally-inspired Luxury

Maine spas incorporate the beauty of the outside world By Cynthia Simonds In the steamy heat of Maine summer, imagine…

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Choosing Cloth

By Erika Blauch Rusley If the thought of cloth diapers conjures thoughts of giant diaper pins and leaky leg openings,…

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The truth about the cosmetics industry

By Lora Winslow, Guest Columnist While many consumers believe that all cosmetics on the market have been tested and deemed…

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DIY: Turn those old bridesmaid dresses into throw pillows!

“You’ll definitely be able to wear it again,” are the famous last words of brides everywhere. If you have an…

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The Crafting Craze

If you’re reading this article, it may be because you recently caught the “I want to make really cool things…

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Consignment Shopping & Charitable Giving

We at the SunriseGuide love consignment stores. Consignment shopping is a sustainable way to shop, helps to cut back on…

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Expert Conversations: Jason Wentworth & Sandrine Chabert from Washboard Eco-Laundry and Portland’s Greener Cleaner

Husband and wife Jason Wentworth and Sandrine Chabert are the owners of Portland laudromat Washboard Eco-Laundry, and have just opened…

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Gluten-free 13th Cookies

Top Ten Green & Healthy Gift Ideas 2011

Wool dryer balls gift sets (3 or 5 wool dryer balls in a festive reusable bag) $19 for 3/$32 for…

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Adopting pets from a shelter

Considering a new pet in your life? Instead of purchasing your pet from a pet store or breeder, check out…

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