Food and Health Tip: Freeze Your Lemons

I always start my day with lemon water. I’ve been doing it for years and it really works for me. There have also been numerous studies that suggest lemons cancer-inhibiting qualities (evenRead More…


Public Speaking: Los Angeles Green Festival

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be presenting at the Los Angeles Green Festival. I’m doing two 3-hour-long workshops (one on Saturday and one on Sunday) based on my blog posts “TheRead More…


Video: Purposeful Minimalism

I am not as far along as these folks, but I do practice my own form of minimalism because I do find that it keeps me organized and allows my brain toRead More…


Making Life Easier: Laundry Hacks

Laundry is the bane of most families experience. Here are some great ideas to make it easier and non-toxic. My fantasy is a laundry room as big as my kitchen to CONTAINRead More…


Los Angeles Pay Attention

Why every city in California doesn’t have one of these is beyond me. http://inhabitat.com/could-this-solar-powered-bike-lane-in-korea-inspire-other-countries-to-add-one/ Be sure to “FOLLOW” my blog with the links at the bottom of the page (mobile) or onRead More…


California Landscaping New Resource

Great new resource for those in California looking to garden with natives! Thanks Lindsey for the tip! http://news.berkeley.edu/2016/05/09/calscape-website-helps-californians-bring-back-native-plants/


Rent Our Roofs for Solar

This is an idea I first raised to then-CEO of LADWP David Nahai over 10-years ago. I’m so happy to see that it’s finally being discussed seriously.  http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2016/04/california-utilities-could-pay-homeowners-to-host-solar.html


Edible Utensils

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Kid’s Movie: All The Way to the Ocean

Back when I owned a store I had the distinct pleasure of working with Joel Harper number of times while promoting his wonderful book called All The Way to the Ocean  whichRead More…


7 Reasons to Hate Solar Power

This article puts things in perspective (lol).  http://heliopower.com/2016/04/01/top-7-reasons-hate-solar/ Here’s my new blog article on why solar power is something you NEED to investigate.  http://emberliving.com/2016/03/30/solar-harvest/ Be sure to “FOLLOW” my blog with theRead More…