10 Reasons to Switch from Plastic to Glass in the Kitchen

Let me tell you a quick story about a girl who liked convenience in the kitchen. She had plastic everywhere. She stored all her food in plastic, heated the food in those containers, took lunch to work in those containers. Plastic is everywhere and so she never gave it a thought. Why would you want […]

Sage Infused Vinegar

Cleaning with a solution of equal parts white distilled vinegar and water is by far one of the most effective ways to clean, not to mention one of the safest you your health, your family’s, and yes, even the environment. Add the power of herbs, and you have one super cleaning solution. In this case […]

Homemade All Natural Baby Wash & Shampoo

My interest in nontoxic products started with my son. I have mentioned before how just fresh from the hospital, in the haze of no sleep and hour long nursing sessions something clicked in me, the products I used for personal care had toxins in them. Almost immediately I threw everything out, and replaced them with […]

The Ultimate Guide to Green Gifts for the Eco-Friendly Gal

    Do you have an Eco-friendly gal in your shopping list for this holidays and drawing a blank what to buy them? Or are you an Eco-girl and want to make sure this year’s giving is as green as possible?

6 Ingredients to Avoid in Baby Products

Today I have the pleasure of having my dear friend Loriel from Healthy Roots, Happy Soul as a guest blogger. You may remember she visited once with her recipe for Shrimp Linguine with Roasted Tomatoes and Spinach. If don’t know Loriel yet, I hope you visit her blog, there you can find Real Food recipes […]

My Guest Post at Girl Meets Nourishment: Soft Scrub & Mold Killer for Tub and Tile

I know not many people like to scrub the bathroom, I actually do like it. I know weird. The bathroom is just one of those places one must keep up with, or it can easily get out control. Especially if your bathroom has no windows or any other type of ventilation mold can be a […]

Are Candles Toxic? What is the Safe Option?

What is really lurking in scented candles? I loved candles. I used to lo going to a particular popular candle store to get new scents to go with the seasons. Right now I’d be drooling over “pumpkin pie” or “apple cinnamon”. Plus, nothing is more relaxing than the soft flickering glow of candle light to […]

10 Amazing DIY Body Scrubs

Don’t you just love how scrumptious body scrubs are? They are healthy for the skin, removing dead cell, aiding the skin in new cell regeneration, helping prevent body acne, moisturizing the skin…the list goes on. I like them because it feels like a mini trip to the spa every time I use one. You can […]

DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes

Have you been wanting to switch to more natural cleaning products? Let’s talk about why would we want to ditch conventional cleaning products. They can wreck havoc on our health. Did you know their effects can range from asthma to hormone disruption and cancer? DIY Non-toxic Cleaning Recipes Written by Heather Dessinger of the very […]

Back to School: A guide to a Less Toxic and Eco-friendly School Year

From the school hallways and lunches, to the backpacks and art supplies, our kids are surrounded and exposed to an array on toxic chemicals. Should we worry about it? Should we do something? Consider this, children are still developing and their bodies and brains are more susceptible than adults, and are exposed to these toxins […]