When it comes to the birds and the bees, you and your honey are a colorful pair.
Foreplay gives him blue balls; you turn beet red. Whoopie tickles you pink; he’s all mellow yellow. At least you’re both green when it counts. Get it on with these ecofriendly finds.
Treehuggers, eat your heart out. Through Friday, Sprinkles Cupcakes is donating 100 percent of proceeds from its vanilla Earth Day treats to Texas Trees Foundation. Afterward, book a seat at 100 percent paper-free Pure Dental, a chic new practice that’s earth friendly to the bone — from recycled countertops to low-energy computers to Tom’s of Maine mouthwash.
Mockingbird Station is launching a weekly farmers market, held every Thursday, 5-8 p.m., through May 28. It kicks off today (4-8 p.m.) with local growers, fresh produce, and demonstrations (from worm farming to beekeeping). Center retailers (Urban Outfitters, American Apparel) will also host sidewalk sales highlighting eco labels.
The Gorgeously Green Diet hits bookshelves today. Join author Sophie Uliano at The Crossings in Austin for a getaway weekend (May 30 and 31) that includes educational workshops, healthy meals, hiking, and yoga. Or get gorg stat with Josie Maran’s new Earth Day Essentials makeup kit.
Get goo-goo eyed over Earth, a beautiful nature documentary that follows three animal families across the world (we heart the polar bears), opening today at the Angelika.
Recycle? Check. Bamboo linens? Check. Xeriscaping? Um, no. This Saturday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m., visit a real green nest at the White Rock Home Tour, which features five modern digs, including one designed by Dallas ecobuilder Alan Hoffmann.
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Offset your carbon footprint with W Dallas-Victory’s new Spring Fling package: The hotel will donate 100 trees to Trees for the Future; you’ll enjoy in-room breakfast for two and cocktails like a mango-ginger mojito or blueberry acai martini.
Hosting a shindig? Go green with Tara Wilson, a local event planner who dishes planet-conscious decor, like greenery that can go from vase to garden. Pull it all together with organic wine, vodka, lager, or ale from Pogo’s Wine & Spirits.
Strut your green side with Dallas-based Soul’s Calling flip-flops (Talulah Belle, 2017 Abrams Road; 214-821-1927). Made with recycled plastic and rubber, they leave the words earth and love imprinted in the sand.
We always knew you were sole mates.