(Photo: A panoramic view of Belo Gardens Park in Downtown Dallas, which had its opening in May) Photo Credit to Tony Lauro via Dallasmomsblog.org     

By Jada Brazell     

(Photo: A new study by the Environmental Working Group looks at the efficacy of organic and other sunscreens.)     

By Teresa McUsic     

Especially if you find yourself in DFW and North Texas, it’s time for fun in the sun. Two new sunscreen studies are out to guide consumers on how to protect their skin safely.

(Photo: Shopping at the Dallas Farmers Market, where beginning tomorrow, June 8, users will be able to use Debit, Credit, and Lone Star Cards to shop for fresh produce)     

By Minnie Payne     

By Rita Cook     

Published Thursday, April 12, 2012     

Our weekly Green Roundup will let you know about deals going on at businesses in our green business directory (check it out if you haven't already). We'll also be detailing volunteer opportunities with local non-profits. It's one more way we're hoping to support and shine a light on the work of sustainable entrpreneurs and green businesses in the DFW area. This week -

The Best in Tent Camping: Texas is a new book by Dallas author and Dallas Sierra Club Chair Wendel Withrow.    

April 9, 2012


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Jan. 20, 2012   

By Julie Thibodeaux    

Recycled Cardboard French Café Playhouse

 By Rita Cook      
When it comes to a kid’s imagination there’s nothing like a playhouse to get the creative juices flowing.  But not just any playhouse in this case, instead a playhouse using recycled paper and cardboard, which London transplant and now 14-year Dallas resident Katie Fagelman says she actually came up with on a whim.