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...

Why You Need To Be Part Of The Organic Revolution

 {Photo credit: With A Red Bird On My Shoulder} Organic. It's a term that has been around for years, but has been sweeping the nation...

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...

12 Uses for Vinegar

12 Uses for Vinegar Distilled white vinegar is an amazing alternative to many products you may normally use, but unlike those products it is inexpensive...

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...

Shopper’s Guide to Healthier Produce

We all know that fresh fruits and veggies are a huge component of living a healthy lifestyle, but not all fresh produce is created...

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...

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...

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 Clean Your Jewelry Naturally & Save Money

{Photo credit: With A Red Bird On My Shoulder} Cleaning your silver jewelry can be time consuming and expensive. Top of the line jewelry cleaning...

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...

Trendsetting Sleepwear by Skylar Luna

On warm summer nights, dressing your little ones for bed becomes a choice between putting them in just a diaper, or trying to find...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Babies can have a big impact on the environment for such little people! Help lessen your babies ecological footprint by making these 5 simple...

3 Grains You Should Add to Your Diet

  It's the New Year, and you're looking for more ways to be healthy, starting with what you eat. Gluten-Free might be on your list,...

Using Baking Soda Paste On Tough Cleaning Jobs

 Do you have a nasty odor, stuck on grease, or just an all-around seemingly impossible cleaning job that you have been dreading to begin?...

Composting: Getting Started

Composting is a great way to reduce waste and create a precious, natural fertilizer for your garden. But, do you know the simple steps...

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...

Is Your Water Toxic?

You step out of the sweltering sun into your kitchen after an intense run. Sweat is running down your face as you reach for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Defending Your Green Lifestyle.

  We’ve all been there, the invasive questions people think they deserve to ask when you have children. Is he circumcised? Did you have a...

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...

Easy DIY Baby Laundry Detergent

You can help protect your baby's skin by laundering his clothes with detergent containing just the most basic ingredients. That means without questionable additives...

How To Remove Pet Stains Naturally And Effectively

  You love your pets. But you don't love the messes they sometimes leave on your carpets and furniture. From hairballs to pee puddles, it...

Witch Hazel’s “Magical” Powers

There's a magical product (with an equally magical name) just waiting for you in the aisles of your favorite local drug store. You may...

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