Keeping Our Hands Clean: Is Your Soap Safe?

Teenie tiny has a lot of energy, and I do mean a lot. In order to keep my sanity (and hers), I try to have a lot of active time planned for us during the week. Most of the time, that means a lot of running and playing in our garden/backyard (which she has lovingly …

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Homemade Makeup: D.I.Y. Cacao Powder Foundation

Ever since I was a kid, I've been mesmerized by the idea of creating my own cosmetics and fragrances. I used to collect random flowers and smash them carefully (and sometimes not so carefully), so I could mix and match the scents I created. As I got older, a full schedule and varying responsibilities kept …

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Healthy Home: Homemade Laundry Detergent

A few years back, when we were just starting our path to better health and more natural living, I had a very uncomfortable and itchy allergic reaction to a popular scented fabric softener sheet. It took us a couple of tries to figure out what product was actually causing my reaction, but when we did …

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