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How To Get Rid of Stinky Boy Smell Without Harsh Chemicals

WOAH!  What is that smell?  A friend posted a question on Facebook, asking for suggestions on how to get rid of stinky boy smell in her tween son’s bedroom.  Having recently been there myself, I had some ideas to share with her.  It seems whenever you ask for help with stink problems, people come out of […]

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5 Harmful Chemicals in Personal Care Products

We’ve talked about 5 harmful food additives you should avoid (you can find that here) so now let’s move to our personal care products.  A study by the Environmental Working Group reveals the average American woman puts 168 synthetic chemicals on her body each day.  168!  That’s simply crazy to me, I don’t wear much […]

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53 Easy Green Things You Can Do in the New Year

The New Year is almost here!?!  It’s that time of year when we start thinking about our goals for the New Year and all the possibilities that await us.  Maybe you want to get better about tracking your money or be healthier and shed some pounds.  Perhaps you want to spend less time working and […]

Is Being Vegetarian Really Better for the Planet?

Part of our journey to a greener lifestyle has included taking a closer look at the foods that we eat.  I shared here about my choices regarding organic vs. conventionally grown produce but produce isn’t the only aspect of our diet that concerns me.  What about meat?  Is it good for us or is it […]

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My Non-Toxic Food Storage Choice

Last night as we were cleaning up from dinner, my husband asked if we were going to save the leftovers.  I suggested that we let them cool off before putting everything away.  He went ahead and got out a plastic container to put everything in, after it cooled.  I began to think, is that plastic […]