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How to Make Your Own All-Natural Spa Bath Salts (A Great Gift Idea!)
How to Make Your Own All-Natural Spa Bath Salts (A Great Gift Idea!)

How to Make Your Own All-Natural Spa Bath Salts (A Great Gift Idea!)

Mother’s Day is tomorrow. Looking for a quick, fun, no-fuss activity to do with the kids or maybe something you’d like to make on your own as a gift? How about an all-natural spa salt bath? It’s a great way to show…

Top 10 Reasons to Make Your Own Green Cleaning Products
Top 10 Reasons to Make Your Own Green Cleaning Products

Top 10 Reasons to Make Your Own Green Cleaning Products

Have you thought about green cleaning and making your own products, but haven’t quite made the leap yet? Maybe you think it’s too difficult? Too expensive? Takes up too much time? Isn’t effective? Whatever the reason, you’re sure to change your mind…

A Frightful Tale: Pervasive & Harmful Chemicals in Cosmetics, Home Products, Food, & More!
A Frightful Tale: Pervasive & Harmful Chemicals in Cosmetics, Home Products, Food, & More!

A Frightful Tale: Pervasive & Harmful Chemicals in Cosmetics, Home Products, Food, & More!

Halloween is right around the corner, so I thought it appropriate to share with you a scary and gloomy “story.” Ready? Hair-raising movies, ghosts, and the like may be frightening, but do you know what’s even scarier? Pervasive and persistent, toxic…

DIY Antimicrobial Cinnamon Cleaning Spray for the Kitchen and Bathroom
DIY Antimicrobial Cinnamon Cleaning Spray for the Kitchen and Bathroom

DIY Antimicrobial Cinnamon Cleaning Spray for the Kitchen and Bathroom

A recent scientific study published in the journal Food Control inspired me to come up with this earthy and all-natural antimicrobial cleaning spray made with Cinnamon cassia (C. cassia) essential oil, which gives it a warm, spicy scent. Kind of…

Organic Foods Have More Antioxidants and Fewer Pesticides, Study Shows
Organic Foods Have More Antioxidants and Fewer Pesticides, Study Shows

Organic Foods Have More Antioxidants and Fewer Pesticides, Study Shows

When I can, I often buy organic food, so it was great to see that a recent 2014 British Journal of Nutrition study confirmed that organic foods, including fruits, vegetables, and grains, do have a higher antioxidant content and fewer…

10 Perfectly Suited, Eco-Friendly Gifts For Dad This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up. Are you ready? I must admit that the “perfect” Father’s Day gift isn’t always evident and sometimes it’s downright difficult to figure out what to get my dad. But after doing a lot of searching,…