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Growing up, I remember my parents using a bright blue liquid to clean the mirrors and windows in our home. Unfortunately, checking out the ingredients list as an adult I was completely shocked to see a common household item carry a few severely harmful ingredients. So I did what any responsible adult would do. That’s right, I kept using it because I had no idea what else to use…
But when you know better, you do better and there really is no reason you should still be inhaling that blue liquid junk! I got you covered in this post.read more
When I started learning about natural living and green cleaning I was so overwhelmed by the recommendations and ideas online. I also didn’t have the financial means to experiment endlessly, so I ended up spending hours researching and experimenting to figure out how to make the switch from toxic products to more natural alternatives.
The only way I’ve found will work is to see it as a journey, tackling one product at a time. The best product to start with in my opinion is a good all-purpose spray. You can choose to make one yourself or choose from a number of truly green options. It’s up to you!read more
People encounter toxic substances all the time. Most of the time, your body does a perfectly good job of removing them without any additional help. However, if you’re not feeling your best, you can support your body by making healthy lifestyle changes. Check out the major signs why you should consider doing a ‘detox’ and how to do it effectively.read more
Sometimes you look around and it seems like everyone is getting sick. Ugg, please skip me! The best thing you can do to feel healthy is to stop a cold or flu from taking over your body in the first place. Check out these tips to help you prevent them coming winter!read more
When girls talk about periods, normally it’s about what we’re doing to get through those hellish 5 to 7 days. After trying out a LOT of different tactics and consulting with experts (aren’t we all?!), I’ve compiled the most effective period hacks to help you fix your worst period problems.read more
Everywhere you go you’ll find people and stores selling essential oils or essential oil-infused products. Essential oils have been gaining popularity and the industry is expected to reach over 11 billion dollars by 2022. In this ultimate guide, you’ll discover most people are unaware of but are must-knows before buying essential oils…read more
Plastic has become the symbol of the modern on-the-go lifestyle and we are using more of it than ever. This has an extreme impact on our health and that of our planet. Have you been wondering how to use less plastic? We’ve rounded up all the simple ways to reduce plastic in your day to day life without losing your mind.read more
Finding healthier and eco-friendly alternatives to anything from personal care to cleaning my home has not been easy. I started noticing loads of pinnable recipes that were clearly unsafe or unfit for the task. Most are created with really good intentions but are based on the belief that natural is always safe. To make sure you’re making and using natural products safely, I’ve compiled a basic list of safety precautions to really think about when making and using your own natural products.read more
Up until a few years ago, I never stopped to consider what I was using to clean my home. Growing up it was normal to own conventional cleaners, but looking back there were a few red flags. We knew to stay out of the cupboard that had skeletons on the packaging and not to inhale when mom was cleaning the bathroom.
One day, I checked the label on some of my (natural) cleaning products and what I discovered haunted me! Learn everything you need to know about green cleaning in this guide for beginners!read more
Up until a few years ago, I never stopped to consider what I was using to clean my home. Growing up it was just normal to use conventional cleaners. One day, I decided to read the label on one of my favorite cleaners and man did that open a can of worms! No one wants to live in a place that is polluted with harmful chemicals. Luckily, you can prevent harm to yourself and our planet by using a few simple green cleaning products.read more