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Sustainable Day Trip: Hudson Whiskey’s Farm-to-Glass Distillery in Upstate New York

It’s upstate New York time, and I’m exuberantly adding the Hudson Whiskey distillery to my “must visit” (again) list. Right as spring hesitantly broke over New York state, Hudson Whiskey offered me the opportunity to take a day trip up to the the micro distillery. My love of upstate destinations is well documented, plus I’ve developed...
  • Made for Snuggling: Brook There's Organic Cotton Undies

    Made for Snuggling: Brook There’s Organic Cotton Undies

    When I get undressed at night, I pull open my drawer of underthings, and my fingers gravitate toward this Maine company's simple and pretty items, knowing when I put them on, that I could comfortably wear them for 24 hours straight. They make me feel like my best self: reader of books, eater of homemade...
    Green Beauty Review: Antonin .B Ceramides Enriched Desert Serum

    Green Beauty Review: Antonin .B Ceramides Enriched Desert Serum

    by Hannah Aronowitz A sleek little black bottle of Antonin .B Ceramides Enriched Desert Serum arrived in a package from Paris, with a handwritten note that read: “Bonjour! I hope the serum brings you satisfaction.” I love the use of the word satisfaction, which speaks to a beauty that is more than skin deep. It conjures...
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! May 20th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! May 20th Edition

    East Meets West Friday, May 20th | 6:30pm-9pm @ The Rubin Museum of Himalayan Art, Saturday, May 21st and Sunday May 22nd @ The Center for Social Innovation The Third Annual festival and conference will be a weekend filled with an array of offerings, including talks with world-class speakers, hands on workshops, wellness services, inspirational art, healthy...
    K/LLER Collection and Titania Inglis Create a Dark Narnia

    K/LLER Collection and Titania Inglis Create a Dark Narnia

    I rarely if ever post fashion videos, but two of my favorite Brooklyn-based designers, Titania Inglis and K/LLER Collection, have collaborated to create a short fantasy film ‘SEIÐR’ (pronounced seithr), and I had to share. SEIÐR is a modern melancholic tale of dark and light, order and chaos. Inspired by the ancient matriarchal spirituality of the Vikings, the storyline explores an encounter in a secluded mansion...
    Green Beauty Review: Marie D'Argan Offers 3 Ethically Sourced, Luxury Oils

    Green Beauty Review: Marie D’Argan Offers 3 Ethically Sourced, Luxury Oils

    by Meghan Navoy As a fan of using natural oils as a moisturizer, I was thrilled when Marie D’Argan sent me three bottles of their ethically produced, organic and EcoCert certified oils to try out. I tested the Nigella Sativa oil, Macadamia Oil and argan Oil, incorporating each oil for one week into my daily...
    Ladies Find Love for Secondhand Fashion at the Ethical Writers Coalition's 4th Fashion Swap

    Ladies Find Love for Secondhand Fashion at the Ethical Writers Coalition’s 4th Fashion Swap

    The fourth semi-annual Ethical Writers Coalition’s Fashion Swap was full of both friends and fans of the EWC’s sustainable bloggers! Our biggest one yet, the fashion swap was organized by the EWC’s events chair, Faye Lessler of Sustaining Life. Garden Collage, the new online publication melding garden and lifestyle content to beautiful effect, provided the...
    Garden Collage's Floral Salon Proves You Can Never Have Too Many Flowers

    Garden Collage’s Floral Salon Proves You Can Never Have Too Many Flowers

    Last week it was rainy and cold outside, but inside a loft in the Fashion District, it was spring. Garden Collage, a publication that marries gardening with lifestyle content – think bouquets of the week, plant-based beauty advice, flowers in iconic art, interviews with celebrities on how they connect with nature, and floral-focused events in NYC – threw...