Sunday Riley Auto Correct Eye Cream Review

we heart this - affiliate link Sunday Riley Auto Correct Eye Cream Review: Is it a savior for our peeper puff? My undereye battles have been well-documented during my decade as a WHT reviewer. To recap: everything makes my eyes puff up, and very little helps de-puff them. This ongoing issue is the reason I got so excited when I heard about an eye cream that immediately diminishes puffiness and dark circles. In this we heart this Sunday Riley Auto Correct Eye Cream review, we wonder could … [Read more...]

Fresh Sugar Lemon Hydrating Lip Balm Review

we heart this - There’s a bakery in my neighborhood that makes the most delicious, tiny vanilla cupcakes with lemon zest frosting. Before I devour one of these little bites of joy, I always sniff it like a maniac. True story: more than once, I’ve gotten frosting on my nose inhaling the smell. If only someone could bottle it, I’ve often thought, I’d wear it from head to toe. So when I cracked open my jar of Fresh Sugar Lemon Hydrating Lip Balm ($18), I swooned with … [Read more...]

Spring Allergies: 10 Ways To Help You Deal

Life The Green Way - Yay, spring is finally here! I'm excited about the longer days, warmer weather, and finally being able to wear sandals again!  I am NOT, however, looking forward to another allergy season.  It's nice to know that I'm not alone though: an estimated 54% of the American population has a reaction to at least one allergen (a substance, often a protein, that causes an allergy, such as pollen or dust).  Although indoor allergens like dust mites, mold, pet dander and … [Read more...]

12 Popular Green Myths Debunked

Life The Green Way - Most people think that going green is either much too expensive or way too much trouble for them to be bothered with because they're unsure of what exactly is green and what's not. Here I've debunked 12 popular green myths.Green Myth 1: When Appliances Are Off, They Don't Use PowerLife The Green Way ©Fact: Appliances and other electronic devices continue to use power even after they've been turned off. Vampire power, also called "standby power," is the energy a piece of … [Read more...]

Frosty Fresh: 15 Frozen Fruits and Vegetable for Your Winter Grocery Shopping List

Life The Green Way - Well, it's that time of year again...winter is coming!Most of us want to be more fit, boost our antioxidant intake, AND save money. I'm going to show you how you can do all three at the same time! Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, I've put together a list of 15 frozen fruits and vegetables - yes, frozen - that will help you do just that! By Peggy Greb, U.S. Department of Agriculture [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsEspecially during the winter months, … [Read more...]

8 Top Foods to Boost Your Immune System With Vitamin C

Life The Green Way - Cold and Flu season are rapidly approaching and most of us are either trying to avoid getting sick or trying to kick seasonal allergies. Since Vitamin C helps the body maintain healthy tissues and a strong immune system, it's a great ally in boosting your immunity. Vitamin C also assists in the body's absorption of iron. According to the USDA's Dietary Guidelines, the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of Vitamin C for adult men is 90 mg, and for adult women it is 75 mg. … [Read more...]

4 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Holidays Healthy

Life The Green Way - The holiday season is upon us! That means that you're probably spending a lot more time in the kitchen - whether you're hosting a party or simply cooking a traditional meal for your family. No matter what the reason, you're going to shop for many ingredients, cook, clean, and enjoy lots of yummy food (let's hear it for the leftovers)!If you're like me (and I'll bet you are, since you're here), you want to buy quality food that is also healthy for your family, while keeping … [Read more...]

Yummy and Healthy Avocado Dip

Life The Green Way - Avocados are a creative way to increase your fruit intake during the fall and winter months. You can add them to almost any dish. Avocados contain about 8% of your recommended daily value of fiberPhoto Credit: Elena White @lifethegreenwayper serving. Dietary fiber from fruits, as a part of an overall healthy diet, can help reduce blood cholesterol levels and also may lower risk of heart disease.Here is a family favorite that is healthy and yummy (and a great football gameday … [Read more...]

What to Consider Before Installing Solar Energy in Your Home

Blog of Bridesire - At one time you can decide to use solar energy in your home in order to avoid being dependent on utility companies.With this decision,it’s important to understand the technicalities and the uses you can expect.This article can help you with the information you need before you install solar energy in your home. Use of the solar panel battery The solar panel battery is used once you set up a solar energy system in your home.You might need to use solar energy alone in your home … [Read more...]

Money Saving Tips for Your Wedding in 2017

Blog of Bridesire - Whether you’re seeking beautiful but inexpensive wedding dresses or eco friendly bridesmaid dresses, there are numerous ways to save on your wedding dress and the entire wedding itself. You don’t need an expensive wedding to proclaim your committment to your partner. Here are some money saving tips that will keep the wedding within your budget and still be classy. Put a Limit on Guest List You can save money on your wedding by limiting the number of guests who come to your … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mousse That Is Healthy And Delicious!

Life The Green Way - Vegan Chocolate Mousse1 Ripe avocado1/4 cup cocoa powder1/4 cup raw agave nectar1/4 cup almond milk2 tsp. vanilla extractDirections:Combine all of the ingredients. Puree until smooth. Serve chilled.Elena White is the founder and editor of Life The Green Way, clean water advocate, and a "rurban" wife and mother. Learn more about her here and follow her on Twitter at @Lifethegreenway. (c) Life The Green Way - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Earthbound’s Earthfest Benefits Black Warrior Riverkeeper on April 18th

Life The Green Way - A beloved event is returning for all who enjoy live music, clean water, and local food, beer, and art. Saturday, April 18 from 2pm to sundown, Earthbound will play their annual outdoor rock concert, Earthbound’s Earthfest, at Avondale Brewery (201 41st Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222).The event’s purpose is to celebrate Earth Day and promote Black Warrior Riverkeeper, a nonprofit clean water advocacy organization. The Black Warrior River basin includes parts of 17 … [Read more...]

Who Wants Cake? (Answer: We ALL Want Cake!)

we heart this - press sample affiliate link Pixi Beauty Review: Pixiglow Cake I’ve never said “no” to cake IN MY LIFE. So, it’s only fitting that I am saying a loud “YES!” to the new Pixi Beauty Pixiglow Cake. This enormous pan of light-diffusing blush is bringing me some serious joy, y’all. It’s one part blush, one part highlighter, one part contour color, and all parts gorgeous. If you suffer from dull skin or prefer a beauty look that makes … [Read more...]

Splurge vs. Steal: Spring Fashion Trends

we heart this - sponsored post Spring is here! And as you enter your closet to pack away your sweaters, tights and scarves; take a look at what remains. You may be ready for spring, but is your closet? (Gulp.) If the answer is no, have no fear. We’ve got three spring fashion trends that will fill the gaps tout de suite! And because we got your back; we’re giving you splurge vs. steal options for all. The bonus good news? It’s time for another Shopbop sale! So, if you act fast, … [Read more...]

Had Enough of Mowing Your Lawn? Here Are Some Lawn Alternatives

Blog of Bridesire - Unless you are running a farm there is really no need for an excessive amount of grass. Are you spending a lot of time and money on your lawn? You can now stop. Green lawns are nice to look at but they waste a lot of water, fertilizer, and gas taking care of them. They also waste your precious time. In the United States alone 80 million galls of gas are used for lawn mowers. This accounts for 5 percent of greenhouse gas emission. There are lawn alternatives that will reduce … [Read more...]

Facts about Electric Vehicles You Need to Know

Blog of Bridesire - Electric cars are a relatively new concept in the automotive industry. For instance, some companies have made entire models of cars that rely on electricity while others have come up with hybrid models that use electricity and gas. Electric cars such as Tesla enable you to save money and contribute towards a stable and healthy environment. Compared to other models that use fuel, resulting in carbon emissions that lead to greenhouse gases and pollution, electric cars offer you … [Read more...]

Ahhhhchooo! Spring is Here: 10 Ways to Deal

Life The Green Way - Spring has sprung! You're excited about the longer days, warmer weather, and finally being able to wear shorts again!  However, for allergy sufferers, it's not such a happy time of year. An estimated 54% of the American population has a reaction to at least one allergen (a substance, often a protein, that causes an allergy, such as pollen or dust). Although indoor allergens like dust mites, mold, pet dander and mildew can be problematic year-round, pollen is probably … [Read more...]

Tell Your Alabama Legislature To Find New Revenue To Protect Clean Water!

Life The Green Way - Clean water protection in Alabama is severely at risk. After years of "kicking the can down the road," the budget situation in Alabama is in dire straits. An “austerity budget” that was created to show how bad things in Alabama would get if the Legislature could not find new revenue to fund the state government is now moving forward as a very real possibility. If passed, this budget would gut many of the agencies and programs that we rely on to protect Alabama’s natural … [Read more...]

Charlotte Tilbury Unisex Healthy Glow Swatches and Review

we heart this - press sample affiliate link I’ll Be Your Glow for All Seasons… Charlotte Tilbury has been synonymous with healthy-looking, natural beauty for several years now. Bohemian rapture is how I describe it: full, pouty looks in nature-inspired shades. Their mascara is life, their eyeshadows are uplifting, and their lip colors are to die for. Now, for the first time, I’ve sampled Unisex Healthy Glow and I’m in heaven. (And yes, that subheading is a Grease 2 … [Read more...]

Urban Decay NAKED Reloaded Palette Swatches and Review

we heart this - press sample affiliate link Will this killer palette bring the same firepower as the original? Before I talk about the Urban Decay NAKED Reloaded palette ($44), I have to give you an idea of *exactly* how much I revered the original NAKED palette. Birthed in 2010, the Urban Decay NAKED palette quickly became a cult classic, and for good reason. It was unlike anything else on the market in terms of wearability, quality and price point with its beautifully curated selection of one … [Read more...]

Tesla Expands it Network in Australia

Blog of Bridesire - Many say that Tesla does not have the industry to keep up with the demand of electric cars in Australia. The company announced that it was planning a major expansion. This comes with the celebration of the 300th Destination Charger that was installed at the Yarra Valley De Bortoli estate located in Dixon Creek. This is around 50 kilometers to the north east of the city of Melbourne and near the towns of Yarra Glen and Healesville. These charging stations will allow a person … [Read more...]

How Mushrooms Can Clean Up the Environment

Blog of Bridesire - The Fungaschain Project is transforming mushroom waste into usable eco-friendly products. What if the latest fashion trend was a jacket made from mushrooms? Or perhaps when you order take out it is now delivered in mushroom-based packaging. What if the best household cleaners were made from mushrooms too? The world definitely has mushrooms to spare so these scenarios are more than just a possibility. Research continues to look at how mushrooms can be used for products that we … [Read more...]

Modifications to Settlement with Alabama Power Company Will Reduce Harmful Air Pollution

Life The Green Way - EPA NEWSBRIEF: WASHINGTON -- EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice today lodged in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama a proposed modification of a prior 2006 consent decree with Alabama Power Company that will secure further reductions of harmful air pollutants, primarily sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx), from three of the company’s coal-fired power plants in Alabama. The proposed modifications, if entered by the court, will … [Read more...]