Is Fair Trade a Fair Deal?

I am a hippy, dippy, long skirt and Birkenstock wearing, soap making, farmer’s market shopping, non-profit working, dyed in the wool, bleeding heart liberal. I also love to shop. And I love to eat. And I enjoy my cushy life. But, do I enjoy my cushy life to the detriment of others?


Might As Well Face It: You’re Addicted to Lotion

A year or two ago, I recall seeing a spike in discussions about shampoo addiction around the blogosphere. Testimonials from people, mostly women, who broke the cycle made the rest of us wonder if we could do it, too: power through the few weeks of horrible, greasy hair to come out the other side with […]

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We Try It: Persa-Gel 10

This has probably been the most powerful weapon in my recent war against acne.  I would prefer to use prescription medication as that is what has helped me in the past.  But, I don’t have health insurance so I am stuck finding over the counter medications that will work.  I have read that a 5% […]