Monthly Archives: May 2012


Savvy’s Hosting the 2nd Annual “Beauty Soiree” in Brooklyn!

I’ll be playing host at:
the 2nd Annual Share the Love
“Beauty Soiree”
by 1GirlBoutique
on Sunday June 24 3-6pm
at the Denim Lounge in Brooklyn
at 1223 Bedford Ave.


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Review: EZ WYP Biodegradeable Hand Wipes

I discovered the EZ WYP (pronounced “easy wipe”) Biodegradable Wet Wipes at GreenFest this year and I was really impressed with his product. Not only is the product safe for the environment, it’s also really handy! (No pun intended).

EZ WYP Biodegradable Hand Wipes $7.99 (pack of 50 PLUS dispenser!)

So basically, what you get is a pack of 50 little tablet looking things. The tablets, are actually a biodegradable fabric that expands when exposed to liquids. You also get a little dispenser to carry around with you. The spill-proof dispenser holds water on one side and a stack of tablets on the other. Here’s how it works:

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Savvy’s Low-Cal Chocolate Mug Cake

A few months ago I found a recipe for chocolate mug cake. For those of you who are new, it’s basically a single serving of chocolate cake that you make in your microwave in under 5 minutes for those must-have chocolate days. Well, I was under (the mistaken) impression that single serving meant low-calories and boy was I wrong! The average mug cake recipe (with it’s 1/4 cup of flour and 3 tbsps of oil) usually rounds out to about 730 calories! Now that’s fine, if you’re willing to make four servings out of it, but me? Nope. When I get hit with a chocolate craving it hits hard. So I set out to find a way to make my favorite quick and easy dessert low calorie without sacrificing taste. I think this one turned out pretty well!

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What are BPAs?

BPA stands for bis-phenol A and is a chemical compound that has been used to make certain plastics and resins for the last 25 years or so. It’s purpose is to make polycarbonate plastic. Which is used for containers and coatings such as the lining of metal food containers, water bottles, pizza boxes and food take-out containers. Continue reading