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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 […]

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Why I Will Always Choose Organic Produce

Do you choose organic produce when you grocery shop?  What are the benefits when you choose organic?  Does it matter?  It’s generally more expensive than conventionally grown but is it necessary?  Can you afford not to? Should I Choose Organic? In my 20’s, I didn’t think much about what I ate.  I knew that fruits and […]

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7 Outstanding Reasons To Clean With Microfiber

I don’t know about you but house cleaning is generally not at the top of my list of fun activities.  Floor mopping, dusting, window washing, stove cleaning – these all are generally at the top of the “to do” list but somehow, the last things to get done.  Not only are they time consuming but […]

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5 Amazing Ways to Re-Use Old Shoes and Clothes

My back and feet were always hurting when I exercised.  Must be time for a new pair of gym shoes but how can I re-use old shoes?  In 2013, it was estimated that 20 billion pairs of shoes are produced each year and of that, 300 million pairs are thrown away.  300 million each year!?!  Americans throw […]

Born Chemical Free

3 Ways to Reduce Chemical Exposure in Your Home

We All Start Out Chemical Free, Don’t We? After our son was born, I found myself thinking how “clean” his little body was, well, aside from all the diapers we were changing.  How could I keep him alive without “polluting” him?  I hit up Google and asked “how to keep hazardous chemicals out of a […]