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Sustainable Dog Swaps

Sustainable Swaps

Raising a puppy can come with a lot of purchases. Before Charley came home, we did our best to acquire items that she could grow into. She’s 10 months now and today we are sharing three of our sustainable dog swaps. Endless soft toys vs. a couple of heartier chew toys. We noticed early on […]

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Picking Produce

Spring Recipes

At La Cucina Di Silvana fruits and vegetables are the largest part of our meals. Let’s talk about how to choose the best produce for you and your family. The further your produce travels the more toxins it is exposed to. Unfortunately, organic and conventional fruits and vegetable are transported in packaging gases to the […]

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More Than A Horoscope

Spirit Signs and Stars

Reading your horoscope can give you aha moments but there is more than a horoscope to you. When you are born, the sky paints a more detailed picture. Learning more about that snapshot, allows you to better understand yourself and how you operate. Below are three aspects of your birth chart to better understand yourself. […]

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Sicilian Fennel & Orange Salad

Spring Recipes

Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients.  Serves 3-4. Peel and slice 3 Cara Cara orange or blood oranges. Slice 1 bulb of fennel thin. Save top for garnish. Pattern a fennel slice followed by an orange slice on a plate or platter. Squeeze a 1/2-full […]

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Stepping Out In Sustainable Style

Sustainable Fashion

As we step out of our bubbles to get back to more socialization, our wardrobe may feel out of wack for more reasons than one. This realization doesn’t have to be overwhelming, here are 3 tips to help reframe your wardrobe with out compromising sustainability. Experience a style evolution? Since March 2020 your preferences may […]

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Spiritual Start

Spirit Signs and Stars

Starting your day connecting with Spirit creates ease and flow in your day-to-day. I’ve wavered in keeping this practice consistent, which has shown such contrast in the benefits of cultivating this time. It can be a total of 10 minutes or an hour. Regardless, It truly is a gift that continues to give throughout your […]

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Tips For Textile Recycling

Sustainable Fashion

Six years ago we started our annual textile recycling drive with our partner Green Tree Textiles. To date we have collected 7571 LBS of unwanted textiles from entering landfills. Here is why we started this initiative… The average American discards about 68 lbs of clothing and textiles each year. Most communities in the USA do […]

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Fiancée has a nice ring to it!

Life Stages

We’ve been keeping a little secret. On December 23, 2020 he popped the question! Adam and I were doing our repeat first date (a little tradition we started to celebrate our anniversary of dating) we were driving into Hubbard Park. It was the first time we took someone along for the ride. We had our […]

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Roasted Cauliflower

Spring Recipes

Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients.  Serves 2 as entrée and 4 as a side. Fill a pot (large enough for the whole cauliflower) about 3 inches with water and a pinch of sea salt to steam cauliflower with a lid. While water heats on […]

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When Everyday Is Earth Day

Sustainable Swaps

Every choice we make is bringing us closer or further to the world we want to live in and leave behind. Planning an annual activity that benefits the earth is always a great idea. Such as our Annual Textile Recycling event (read our favorite tips here). When it comes to honoring Mother Earth daily, it is […]

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