Diane has a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Health Management and Policy. She spent many years working in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging as a way to share this knowledge with others. While passionate about health and the environment she can't quite give up her favorite Cheetos and Diet Coke!
Turning the Clock Back is a site devoted to teaching people to go green, get healthy and simplify their lives one step at a time. So many people feel overwhelmed with choices when it comes to living a more eco-friendly life that they often give up without trying at all. I want people to realize [...]
A few years ago my husband and I tried canceling our newspaper subscription completely to save money and create less waste. We REALLY missed the Sunday paper so we had to go back to at least once a week delivery! There are so many things you can do with newspaper besides recycling it. Come […]
Think About This Thursday This morning at breakfast my son asked me “Mom, when are you going to buy plums again?” And I had to explain to him that since summer was turning into fall, plums weren’t in season any more and mommy tries hard to only buy things that are grown in this country. […]
Every week I go to the grocery store and spend about $20 just on yogurt. Yes, we do like the high quality brand name yogurts but still, there are a lot of yogurt containers in my cart every week. Big ones, small ones, and all sorts of shapes…yogurt containers can be used for many things […]