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Entries from the ‘Healthy Living’ Category

What’s in a (Handwritten) Name?

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When articles pass across my desk every day, marked up with the squiggles of my coworkers, am I seeing hints of their most secret selves in their handwriting? Are they seeing hints of mine? When I read Living’s story on handwriting in the September 2013 issue, I was skeptical about graphology but curious. A friend of a friend [...]

10 Well Traveled Natural Beauty Picks

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Aysia Wright, founder of Goodebox (one of our favorite sources for discovering new natural beauty products) recently gave us her go-to travel items. Here’s what she had to say: With airlines nickeling and diming for everything from peanuts to seat space, every ounce counts, even when it comes to the contents of your beauty bag.  [...]

Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink

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With summer coming to an end quicker than we’d like, there’s no better way to spend a Saturday than on the water, especially if it’s on behalf of a great cause. If you’re near New York City on Saturday, August 17, make sure to check out the Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink‘s paddle boarding races to [...]

Lip Smacking

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So instead of writing my blog post, I’m sitting here eating the chocolate-covered blueberries that the PR gals at Burt’s Bees were kind enough to send over—a tie-in to the new Burt’s Bees Revitalizing Lip Balm with Blueberry and Dark Chocolate that will be on shelves in July. First a disclaimer: I’m a big fan [...]

Mountain Herb and Flower: a micro green and flower business comes to life

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Living intern Elke Talbot shares how she, her mother and her sister turned a passion for gardening into a thriving family business on the Caribbean island of Tortola: I was born and raised on the Caribbean island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, where my parents had settled decades before. I grew up surrounded [...]

Matchmaker, Matchmaker

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Please enable Javascript to watch this video If you haven’t already heard, Martha joined Match.com! Last week, our community helped Martha pick the perfect profile photo, and now we are inviting you to play matchmaker using the hashtag #MarthasMatch on Twitter. Or by clicking here. Martha will be on the Today show later this week [...]

Meatless March: Black-Rice Stir-Fry

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We’ve stayed true to our commitment to go meatless in March (we weren’t even tempted by the corned beef on St. Paddy’s Day) and have been cooking our way through the new cookbook Meatless. Over the weekend, we made the Black-Rice Stir-Fry, which, with eggplant, purple cabbage and purple kale, was was as healthy (chock [...]