Archive for December 2016

Best books I read in 2016

Admittedly my happy place is anywhere surrounded with books. While my friends can spend hours in a mall, I can get lost for a week in the smallest bookstore. Our local librarians know my name. Although it looks like I again won’t make my goal of reading 50 books this year, I did read several... Read more »

Food Allergy vs. Food Sensitivity: What's the difference?

Once upon a time we used to bring snacks to school, feed our friends, and host gatherings without much thought to food allergies. Yeah, those days are gone. Approximately 15 million Americans have food allergies. Let me to say that again… approximately 15 million Americans have food allergies and the number continues to grow. That... Read more »

9 Unique Stocking Stuffers...that won't cost more than the gift

I love this time of year when lists of the greatest stocking stuffers include “fillers” that cost more than the actual gift…$98 gloves? Seriously? Granted, I also don’t want to waste money on disposable junk…hence part of the reason I started Favor the Earth in the first place…a place to find affordable, SUSTAINABLE, gifts and... Read more »