Baby’s 1st Art Supplies: Safe Options for Your Little Artist

Introducing art to your baby at a young age not only gives you something fun to do with them on a daily basis, but...

The Dos and Don’ts Of Composting

Reduce your family's ecological footprint by composting instead of throwing every item of waste in the trash. But, the rules of composting can be...

Detoxify Your Home’s Air With Plants

There are many known toxins lurking in the average home. A few of these common toxins are formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and benzene. These substances can...

Cloth Diapering Accessories

Photo Credit: Amanda T. If you are starting on your cloth diapering journey there are a few things you need to get started. Obviously, there...

What’s Really In Your Toothpaste?

With dozens of different types of toothpaste on the market today, displaying slogans across their brightly colored boxes like "Triple Whitening Action" and "Extreme...

Natural Skincare by Cecilia Wong

One of the hardest things on a mission to use cleaner, greener, healthier skin products is finding products that actually work. It's work in progress...

Plan Toys: Earth Friendly Toys To Inspire

photo credit: Little Miss Eclectic Photography How do you determine what toys to allow in your home? Choosing natural, safe toys for children is important to...

3 Natural Ways To Remove Pesticides From Produce

Many people are going organic these days, but it can be hard to afford an all-organic lifestyle when it comes to buying fruits and...

Why You Should Go “Green” on Your Period

You've switched your baby to cloth diapers, started making your own earth-friendly cleaning solutions and even made some reusable shopping bags. Your impact on...

Made In The USA: Children’s Edition

Purchasing goods manufactured in America has many perks for our country and your family. Any item with the "Made in The USA" marking on...

How To Clean Pet Toys Naturally

Your pets are a part of your family, so it's no wonder that they have accumulated a LOT of possessions over the years. Fido...

Cloth Diapering On A Budget

  Cloth diapering is becoming more common these days, and there are tons of options for you and your little one's bum on the market....

DIY Non-Toxic Fabric Refresher Spray

  With husbands, kids and pets, you might feel like it's impossible to keep your house clean and your air and furniture smelling fresh. You...

3 Natural Teething Remedies

Photo credit: Cookies For Breakfast Any parent who has ever had a teething child knows that it’s a miserable experience (and it’s no fun for the...

Spring Cleaning With Essential Oils

Are you looking to deep clean your house, but the thought of using conventional cleaners with sketchy ingredients makes you less than thrilled? You...

Cleaning With Baking Soda

BAKING SODA (sodium bicarbonate) is normally found in the kitchen for baking, but can be even more useful around the house as a cleaning...

Raising A Vegetarian

There are many reasons for the vegetarian and vegan lifestyles. Many people have moral issues with the way meat is conventionally raised. Cutting the...

5 BENEFITS OF RAISING BACKYARD CHICKENS

Ask anyone who raises backyard chickens and they’ll tell you how much they love their flock. You’ll probably get more information than you bargained...

10 Uses for Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon has a constant place in our households and on our tables. It is used in household cleaners for that fresh, clean smell and...

The Power of Aloe: surprising ways to use it

Take a look at the ingredients lists of some of your favorite bath, body and hair products. Chances are, many of them contain Aloe...

Ten Minutes To A Sparkling Microwave

{Photo credit: With A Red Bird On My Shoulder} Do you dread cleaning the stuck-on splatter your microwave accumulates over time? Who has time to...

How To Remove Stuck-On Grease Naturally

  As busy moms ourselves, we know you don't have time to spend standing over the kitchen sink at the end of the day, scraping...

The Importance Of Choosing an Organic Mattress

A baby can spend anywhere from 12-16 hours per day sleeping, sometimes even more. Because a baby spends so much of his time asleep...

Natural Pest Repellents

Now that summer is in full force, all kinds of creepy crawlies are back in our lives.  Unfortunately, traditional pest repellents are filled with...

Why You Should Use Cast Iron Cookware

Benefits It's nonstick! That means perfect eggs every time you cook! Cast iron cookware is less expensive than stainless steel pots and pans and you can...

How To: Make Vinegar Smell Better

Do you love cleaning with vinegar, but hate the smell? Well, here is a quick and easy solution to that problem, that leaves your house...

How to Clean Toys

Kids seem to find a way to lick everything! It's definitely gross, so make life a little more sanitary by learning how to properly...

Natural Home Fragrance

{Photo credit: Cookies For Breakfast} Oh, have we got something exciting for you today!  A DIY natural home fragrance made with an item that is already...

Homemade (Natural!) Cooking Spray

Have you ever wished for the ease of aerosol cooking spray, but loathed putting additional chemicals and ingredients into the food you cook for...

5 Ways to “Go Green” Without Changing Your Lifestyle: Errand Edition

  Image courtesy of / FreeDigitalPhotos.net There are so many simple changes we can make that will have a great impact on the enviornment. The...

5 Reasons to Ditch Your Cheap Shampoo and Conditioner

  Taking a stroll down your local grocery store's shampoo aisle can be very intimidating. Between specialized formulas for hair types, chemically treated, or even...

Daily Mom Spotlight: Natural Deodorant (that actually works!) with PiperWai

How many times during the day do you sneak a peek over both shoulders, then casually and quickly lift up an arm and take...

Homemade Diaper Wipe Solution

Even the most natural-minded, earth-loving, cloth-diaper-obsessed mamas can be a bit nervous about adding cloth diaper wipes to their diapering regimen.  We'll admit, there is...

Stripping Cloth Diapers in an HE Washer

  Over time, cloth diapers require some maintenance, commonly referred to as "stripping." Before you take the plunge, you should know the difference between two common...

3 Natural Remedies for Cradle Cap

Photo credit: Cookies For Breakfast We’ve all been there.  You bring your beautiful newborn baby home from the hospital, surely convinced that you've just birthed the most gorgeous...

Natural Sleepwear By Castleware

Castleware pajamas are beautiful and simple pieces your child will enjoy for everyday use. More important than anything else, Castleware pajamas are made of...

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