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First, deadly dog food. Now, contaminated chickens. Locally grown, organic fruits and veggies never looked so good!



If you ever needed a reason to eat fruits and vegetables that were grown by people you know and trust, read this week’s news reports about dead pets and contaminated chickens. At least 4,000 dogs and cats have died and thousands more have gotten sick from pet food manufactured in China that contains melamine.  Melamine […]

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Be One in a Million



How can we really make our money matter? One way is to focus our spending so that its power can be felt.  That’s what the Big Green Purse "One in a Million" campaign is all about. It’s encouraging one million women to intentionally shift at least $1,000 of their existing budget to environmentally-friendly products — […]

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Leading the Bull



Remember when people used to say, "you’ve got the whole world in your hands"? Not any more. These days, we women have the whole world in our purses – or we could, if we’d only change the way we spend our money. Big Green Purse contends that women who shift their spending to environmentally-friendly products […]

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Our Money, Our World



Ladies, how are we going to spend our money today? At least, the $2.7 billion we’re going to earn. You. Me. Your friends. My two sisters. The woman next door. The cashier at the 7-11. The CEO speeding by on her way to work at a company downtown. The school nurse. Your kid’s teacher. $2.7 […]

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