Sun Safety Tips for the Whole Family

Sun safety tips for the whole family

  Ahh Summer. The warm sun, ice cream dripping over little hands, fireflies, the smell of meat over a grill.   Those are all some of the pleasant things of Summer. One not so pleasant is knowing just how to protect our skin from then sun. While I believe exposure to the sun is beneficial […]

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Mother’s Day Gift: Pound Cake Body Scrub

I have mentioned before that as a SAHM (stay at home mom) frugality is a part of our lifestyle so this Mother’s Day when I started thinking about what to give my mom I decided it needed it to be made from whatever I had around, it had to be nontoxic and eco-friendly, and it […]

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Quick Green Tip: Recycling Old Rugs, Towels Or Bedding

Not sure what to do with old rugs, old towels or any bedding that have seen better days? Before you send them to the landfill consider a couple options Look around the house to see if you can reuse them, old worn towel make perfect cleaning rags. Check Pinterest for any craft ideas. Check with […]

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Goodwill Hunting

No, not the movie, the thrift store. I’m talking about hunting for treasures at the local Goodwill or Salvation Army. I always enjoyed the occasional find at a yard sale or thrift store but since I got started in this journey of eco-friendliness I really feel hunting for treasures at thrift store or consignment shops […]

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Do You Know Your Plastics?

Plastic are everywhere, usually lending convenience to our lives and for the most part plastics are very affordable too. But this time I’d like to talk about plastics and our foods. You might not see it or taste it (sometimes you can taste is in the case of plastic bottle, but that is another post!) but […]

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10 Reasons Why I Cloth Diaper

Cloth diapers are all the rage right now, some believe they are the greatest thing while some will look at you as if you had two heads for using cloth diapers. Let make something clear now: this ain’t your grandmother’s cloth diapers! Gone are the days of safety pins, today’s diapers have come a long […]

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Why Plastic Bags Are Really Bad And What You Can Do

Source: Envirosax.com Fortunately more and more people are using reusable bags but there are still many people who use plastic bags when grocery shopping, some even double bag *gasp*. Some facts about plastic bags Only 1 to 2% of plastic bags in the USA end up getting recycled. Thousands of marine animals and more than […]

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Why Buy Organic Flowers this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is coming and I bet you will be either sending or receiving flowers. But there are dangers lurking in those sweet smelling roses. Here sweetheart, some chocolates, and some pesticides to say how much I love you. What’s the danger with conventional flowers? Every time you touch or smell non-organic flowers you are […]

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How to Clean the Stove Without Toxic Chemicals

If you look at the cleaning products isle at the supermarket you would find a product for just about anything and you probably have at least five different ones under your sink. I promise on a later post I will talk about why some of these cleaning products are bad since just me telling you […]

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How to Eat Organic, Part 2. 10 Simple Tips.

                                                                            1. Know your labels. Just because it says “natural”, “hormone free”, “free range” doesn’t mean it is. Look for the USDA label. According to the USDA Organic National Program organic means: “Organic is a labeling term that indicates that the food or other agricultural product has been produced through approved methods that integrate cultural, biological, […]

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