Environmentally Friendly Bathroom Design

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Guest Post

Today I’m happy to welcome guest blogger, Halley Bertram.  Halley is a business owner and manager based in London, England.  She has found that being eco is important, fun, money-saving, and healthy.  You can find out more about her and her business here.

Environmentally Friendly Bathroom Design

In the past several years, more people have started to apply green solutions to their everyday lives. There are now many options a person has if he or she wants to live a greener life that does not affect the environment but actually protects it. When it comes to leading an ecologically-friendly lifestyle, there are so many solutions and things people can do and contribute to the well-being of our planet. From natural cleaning detergents, all the way to entire interior designs, there are several options to help protect the environment and also save some money in your pocket. Some of the solutions, such as using green cleaners, are pretty easy to introduce to our daily lives. However, others require much more planning and changes, such as remodeling an entire bathroom into a more ecologically-friendly one, for instance. Here are some design tips on how to make your bathroom more eco and enjoy a nice natural environment while taking a shower.

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Will You Help a Child Today? #Justice4Tariq

Here’s a copy of an email sent to my by United Voices.  Please read through it, and then kindly add your signature to the petition.

Violence against children is NEVER  acceptable! Let’s get #Justice4Tariq .

“The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace, and brotherhood.”

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Did you see the below email from Manal sent yesterday?  American teenager of Palestinian descent, Tariq Abu Khdeir, is nearly beaten to death and not a word about it from Congress?

Meanwhile, lawmakers are lining up one after the other in support of Israel’s assault on Palestinians.


Since our action alert yesterday, over 2000 supporters signed email letters to Secretary Kerry and Congress demanding they break their silence on Tariq’s brutal attack. To be effective, they need to hear from thousands more.


Would Congress have reacted differently if Tariq was an Israeli teen?

Well, we don’t have to wonder.  Two members who sit on the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee — U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-FL, and ranking Democrat U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-FL, flew all the way to Israel to meet the families of the three missing Israeli teens who were killed.  While Ros-Lehtinen and Deutch are from Florida, they have not said a word about Tariq Abu Khdeir.

Let’s make sure Congress and John Kerry hear our United Voices as we demand justice for young Tariq Abu Khdeir. Click here.

Please share this email with your friends and contacts and ask them to also sign their own letters.

Best regards,

Aisha Khan
United Voices

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Green Beauty: Ten DIY Natural Makeup and Skin Care Recipes

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DIY Natural Makeup Recipes

If I can’t eat it, I don’t want it on my skin.

I love concocting beauty items in my kitchen.  I love the satisfaction of knowing that what I’m putting on my face and body is all-natural and non-toxic  – it’s definitely empowering – and homemade beauty products are every bit as effective, if not better than, commercial beauty products.

Why pay a fortune for an organic body scrub when you can easily whip up your own natural sugar scrub at home?  The same logic applies to makeup too.  Why spend a lot of money on an organic/natural blush when you can make your own with beet root powder?  So here a few simple homemade beauty and makeup recipes to try.  Enjoy! ;)

  1. DIY Bronzer/Face Powder
  2. Homemade Natural Blush
  3. Rosewater Toner
  4. Easy DIY Honey-Yogurt Face Mask
  5. DIY Oatmeal Face Scrub & Mask
  6. Homemade Non-Toxic Eye Liner
  7. Lavender Lip Balm
  8. DIY Vegan Organic Red Lip Stain
  9. Passion Flower and Ylang Ylang Perfume
  10. Green Tea Eye Shadow – scroll to bottom of page for recipe

Nature is full of ingredients we can use to beautify our bodies, minds, and spirits!  What’s your favorite natural beauty ingredient?

Wishing you peace, harmony, & good health,

Michelle ;)

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