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On This Harvest Moon

Spirit Signs and Stars

Every time I think of the Harvest Moon I hear Neil Diamond singing. The Harvest or Corn Moon always falls closest to the Autumn Equinox (September 22). The moon is bright and originally got its name from having a few bright moonlit evenings before we entered the new season. This year the full Harvest Moon […]

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Sustainably Styled Engagement Shoot

Sustainable Fashion

Taking these photos with my fiancé will be a day ​I always treasure. Having professional photos of our love and little family is so special. Our photographer did a great job of emulating just that. Looking at this photo, it doesn’t scream sustainable fashion. ​It’s a reminder that ​sustainability doesn’t have to be restrictive. You can let […]

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3 Ways to Lower Toxins at Home

Sustainable Swaps

When you think of toxins you might image smoke stacks or smog in a busy city. Restrictions concerning pollution are put in place where you live but what about the levels of toxins in your home. The Environmental Protection Agency reports that the typical American spends about 90% of his or her time indoors and levels […]

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Collard Wraps

La Cucina

In honor of Summer officially arriving, La Cucina is whipping up a spin on lettuce wraps. Swapping collard greens for lettuce because they have a great crunch and texture. Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients.  Serves 2-3. Clean, dry and remove base stem of 6-8 […]

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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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