Chemical Free

And there goes the dishwasher gel...

And there goes the dishwasher gel…

What does it say about the person I’ve become that I get so incredibly excited, I’m talking OVER THE MOON giddy, about another environmentally and economically friendly DIY product that not only actually works but produces better results than the big brand product I’ve been using?  Others may call me crazy however I LOVE throwing […]

Clean ingredients and reusable containers.

Ridiculously easy DIY laundry detergent

I truly never thought I’d go this far.  Never imagined I’d be using baking soda to clean a bathtub or vinegar to make my stainless appliances shine.  However gradually it happened.  One by one the name brand bottles are being used for my homemade brews.  And I have my eye on the ones that remain.  […]

Simple pleasures such as making these can make my day so bright!

Home making it…

I dislike chemicals. Actually that’s being kind. I loath chemicals. I’m talking the unnecessary ones. The ones that have no place disrupting our hormones, poisoning our foods and erroneously making their way into our precious bodies. So when I pull out the homemade tick repellant I embrace the eye roll of my teenage daughter. I’m […]

The hidden gifts of natural dyed eggs...

The hidden gifts of natural dyed eggs…

When I set out to color Easter eggs this morning with my four year old son, I was unaware of the lessons that the process may be teaching him. At first it was simply about creating memories and instilling a yearly tradition. You may recall that last year was our first attempt at making our […]