DIY Natural Deodorant

DIY Natural Deodorant

DIY natural deodorant.

The holy grail of the crunchy world. If you use homemade deodorant or are looking to start making your own, you have arrived, friend.

Welcome. We’ve been waiting for you.

There is a misconception about us crunchy people, and that is that we reek of BO or that …Read More

DIY Degreaser Soft Scrub

I dislike cleaning the stove very much.

Very, very, much. Or at least I did until this DIY degreaser soft scrub. I’ll admit it, I used to let grease from cooking just sitting on the stove procrastinating cleaning it. The whole point of procrastination is you are avoiding to do something you don’t …Read More

How to Get a Natural Pedicure

How to Get a Natural Pedicure {+ Ginger Peppermint Foot Scrub Recipe for Tired and Painful Feet}

I haven’t had a pedicure since before my son was born. He is two years old! No, don’t feel sorry for me, I treat my tootsies to soothing and natural pedicures done by me. If you …Read More

DIY Anti-Flea and Tick Spray

I remember my first dog, I was 11 and she was just a few weeks old. Her name was Gigi and she was the cutest Poodle and who-knows-what mix. I’ve had dogs almost all my life, so naturally, I’ve had a few encounters with fleas and ticks.

Thing is, I used …Read More

Is Bamboo Safe and Eco-friendly?

Is Bamboo Safe and Eco-friendly?

Are you still using a plastic cutting board?

Tsk, tsk. It’s okay, really. I have to confess in my pre-green days plastic was all I used. I mean, plastic is cheap and convenient, so I get it. But there are a few issues with using plastic in the …Read More

How to Pick a Safe Kiddie Pool

Ahh the smell of plastic.

It brings back memories of kiddie pools, beach toys, and those fun rafts for the pool, doesn’t it?

Well, that smell is the combination of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and other plasticizers, like phthalates, that result is cancer-causing contaminants, for both people and the environment. PVC is known …Read More

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 for your health, your family’s, and yes, even the environment.

Add the power of herbs, and you have one super cleaning solution. …Read More

All-Natural Anti-Flea Dog Shampoo

I thought we were out of the woods after the warm weather went away, so I let up on all my natural flea prevention until one day I noticed one of our dogs energetically scratching himself. It can’t be. Sure enough, both my dogs had fleas.

I knew which essential oils …Read More