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5 Essential Oils For a Pure, Chemical-Free Nursery

I’ve used essential oils in our home for almost 20 years, all of these years they’ve had priority in the baby’s nursery. They have helped me replace harmful chemicals to create a nurturing, natural space for my little ones. Essential oils are not just fragrance, they support a healthy body & home and soothe your senses. […]

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Simple Egg Dyes From Natural Ingredients

There are a lot of natural dye recipes on the internet for Easter eggs.  The results can be brilliant, but the what does it really take to create them? Read on to find out some of the easiest ways to color your eggs without chemical dyes.  I’ve considered vegetable dyes for a while, it’s something […]

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Green Up your Home to Improve Attention and Concentration

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. If you have a medical condition see a doctor and do not stop taking any medications without the guidance of a medical professional. Attention disorders are growing at shocking rates.  The causes are becoming clearer, […]

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12 Clever Ways to Replace Plastic

Plastic is convenient It’s also in some surprising places, and this article is not just about plastic grocery bags or food storage. There’s been an ongoing debate over paper versus plastic, basically coming down to a question of  Natural Resources. There are valid arguments on both sides, some can get pretty complicated and detailed. Here’s how […]

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Are You Living a Disposable Life?

Ok, before I even begin this article, I’d like to set the record straight. I do not claim to be the Queen of Green. I’ve used plenty of disposable products: paper plates, baby wipes, utensils, and more. I even have a box of plastic straws in my cupboard. In fact, the disposable napkins in this photo […]

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10 Easy Things to do Today to Help You and Your Family Be Healthier

Most people want to be healthier but just don’t know where to start.   This list is filled with easy principles you can start to do right now.  They don’t require special equipment or trips to the health food store.  They are easy and practical.  Give yourself credit for starting with small changes that will impact […]

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DIY:Make Your Own Essential Oil Air Fresheners, The Only Safe Way To Add Fragrance To Your Home and Body

Synthetic air fresheners are some of the most toxic substances you can expose yourself to.   The chemicals used in artificial fragrance have been linked to hormone disruption, endocrine system disruption, asthma and attention disorders.   The good news is they are easy to replace.  Save yourself time and money when you make your own air fresheners […]

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Toxic Landfill or Oasis? Natural Cleaning Solutions For Your Home

NEWS UPDATE!  April 2012 EWG’s Hall of Shame, Most Toxic Cleaning Supplies. Check it out and make sure none are in your cupboards. When is the last time you looked under your kitchen sink?  Or in the cupboard where you keep your cleaning supplies?  Household cleaners have some of the most toxic ingredients.  In our […]

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Identify toxins in your life

A great place to start being healthier is  to look at your home and identify where you have toxins in your life, then see what you can replace.  There are many sources of toxins:  health & beauty products, cleaning supplies, processed foods and supplements.  Most of us read labels on the foods we eat, but […]

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