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Meatless Monday with Greek Baked Elephant Beans

April 17, 2011
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Meatless Monday with Greek Baked Elephant Beans

Greek Baked Beans Welcome (back) to the blog and thanks for taking the time to stop by on Meatless Monday. We at Planet Forward took the pledge to support this sustainable practice as it promotes green living by choosing to go meatless one day per week in support of personal and planetary health. A small…

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Final Preparations, Launch Date & Custom Standoffs

April 16, 2011
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Final Preparations, Launch Date & Custom Standoffs

  Ah. Yes.  Here we are.  In the midst of the final chaos of preparing for an open-ended multi-year cycling expedition.  It appears it doesn’t matter how many years ahead you start to plan, feedback from other cyclists indicates that this is just part of the process.  They’re also telling us that this is the most stressful…

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Eco-friendly Craft Corner with Earth Day Easter Eggs

April 14, 2011
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Eco-friendly Craft Corner with Earth Day Easter Eggs

Earth Day Egg image courtesy of www.familycorner.com Happy Friday and welcome (back) to the blog and to our eco-friendly craft corner in honour of Earth Day and Easter. With both these occasions upon us, this craft is the perfect way to combine them while keeping the kids engaged and entertained.  This practical craft comes courtesy…

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New study shows that rising CO2 emission levels increase pollens and allergies

April 13, 2011
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New study shows that rising CO2 emission levels increase pollens and allergies

A new study released in Europe shows that most seasonal allergies such as hay fever are likely heightened in recent years due to the ongoing increase in global CO2 levels. The study took place in thirteen different nations and the analysis targeted over 20 different species of plants and trees. The findings showed that many…

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Maryland becomes first state to adopt green construction code

April 12, 2011
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Maryland becomes first state to adopt green construction code

Even though we are currently sitting at the very opposite of a construction boom, eventually you will see a return to more normal levels of residential and commercial construction over the next year or two. When that happens I hope that more cities, provinces, states or jurisdictions are incorporating green construction methods by choice however…

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Please Join Us at the Handmade Arcade in Pittsburgh!

April 11, 2011
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Please Join Us at the Handmade Arcade in Pittsburgh!

I am super excited to be a vendor the The Handmade Arcade, which will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Hall D, at the corner of Penn Ave. and 10th Street, in downtown Pittsburgh. The Handmade Arcade … Continue reading → Read the full post

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Meatless Monday with Baked Eggs and Ratatouille

April 10, 2011
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Meatless Monday with Baked Eggs and Ratatouille

Baked Egg with Ratatouille Bonjour et bienvenue . Welcome (back) to the blog and thanks for taking the time to stop by on another Meatless Monday. We at Planet Forward took the pledge to support this great movement because it promotes green living by choosing to go meatless one day per week in support of…

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Adams Morgan Very Cherry Pop Up Shop

April 9, 2011
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Adams Morgan Very Cherry Pop Up Shop

From March 27 to April 16, you can visit the temporary art and retail spot, the Adams Morgan Very Cherry Popup Shop, featuring the work of several DC-area artisans, including Herban Lifestyle and my new alter ego brand, Snarkyama. Located … Continue reading → Read the full post

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Organic Gardening Part Two – At what Cost?

April 7, 2011
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Organic Gardening Part Two – At what Cost?

My Organic Garden Hello my fellow garden enthusiasts and welcome (back) to the blog and to Part 2 of My Organic Garden series. If you missed my first installment, you can read it here. As you may (or may not) know I decided to start my garden from seed this year and the question I…

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Ballston Arts & Crafts Market Opening Day is 4/9

April 7, 2011
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Ballston Arts & Crafts Market Opening Day is 4/9

I am happy to announce that Herban Lifestyle will be part of the 2011 Ballston Arts & Crafts Market! Held every Second Saturday from April  through October, this is Arlington, VA’s premier 100% handmade indie art Market. It is conveniently … Continue reading → Read the full post

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