April 25th, 2014

Groovy Green Updates and Other Green Goodies

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Groovy Green Livin Green Updates

My plan was to take this week off from writing, but I have a few green updates and other info to share. Before I dive in, I can finally say “happy spring!” The weather has been gorgeous and I’ve really been able to enjoy it since this week is our spring vacation. Hope you’re able to do the same.

Home Harmony Class

Thank you to Christa O’Leary, MA, MFT, founder and CEO of Home in Harmony Lifestyle for inviting me to be one of the speakers in her Home In Harmony Master Class. Christa pulled together experts who are successful at creating an inspired life to share how they’re doing it. Christa is an Interior Designer, Marriage & Family Therapist, and Green Living expert. She teaches people how to ‘Design Inspired Living’ and has been featured on CBS, NBC & Dr. Laura.

There were over 20 of us who participated, each with our own take on what has worked for us. If you want to check out the interviews (including mine) you can sign up HERE.

Named one of the Top 10 Green and Eco-Friendly Blogs

I’m honored that voiceBoks, the Voice of Parenthood, has named Groovy Green Livin one of the Top 10 Green and Eco-Friendly Blogs. I’m in some good company-some of my ‘green’ favorites made the list too!

In the Hot Seat at The Collective

Thanks to The Collective for the exclusive interview feature! I was in the hot seat for a few great questions. Check it out HERE.

My Manilla Makeover Makes its Way Over to The Huffington Post

Helping college student, Annie, transform her kitchen into a lean, green, eco-friendly kitchen was a lot of fun. If you haven’t had a chance to watch my Manilla Makeover: Green Kitchen Edition you can now check it out on The Huffington Post.

Green Tips to Celebrate Earth Day from thredUp

In honor of one of Earth Day I was interviewed over at thredUp along with Diane MacEachern from Big Green Purse, for simple tips to incorporate into our daily routine that can benefit the environment. If you’re not familiar with thredUp, it’s a great way to save money on great Women’s and Kids’ clothing brands and sell clothes for cash. They’re like a consignment store, but online. What a great concept!

Green Update: BIG News on the GMO Labeling Front

On Wednesday Vermont passed a law requiring the labeling of foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients. This is HUGE! The good news is that there are no real strings attached…except the law won’t go into effect until July 1, 2016. I understand that it takes a while to get labeling into place, but this seems like an extraordinarily long time to wait. Don’t you agree?

Green Update: Eco-Warrior Makes an Appearance on The Queen Latifah Show!

The amazing Kristina from The Greening of Westford was asked to fly to LA for an appearance on The Queen Latifah Show! This was quite an honor for all of her hard work to make the world a better place.  And there’s more….she was given a gorgeous red Ford CMAX Energi. Read all about it HERE. Congratulations Kristina!

That’s it for groovy green updates for now. Enjoy the weekend!

Do you have any groovy green updates to share?

 

photo credit: Hamed Saber via photopin cc

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One Response to “Groovy Green Updates and Other Green Goodies”

  1. I always love your updates Lori. Thanks for the mention and your kind words.
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I’m Lori Popkewitz Alper, a recovering attorney, mom of three and the Founder of Groovy Green Livin. I hope you'll join me as I embark on a journey to live a healthy life. Along the way I might make a few pit stops to fight for issues that affect the health and safety of our families. Come along with me as I work hard to make the world a little safer for each of us. Together we'll discover that simple, small changes can lead to a healthier lifestyle and a greener planet.

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