I really dislike artificial fragrances, especially those plug-in types of air fresheners that are full of chemicals . Give me essential oils any day.
Between beanies, coat hoods, and dry, winter air, my hair always ends up looking like the Cousin It version of itself by New Year’s Eve. As a curly girl, I was getting sick of forking over $20+ for hair treatments and trying DIY hair masks that left a funky smell (I’m looking at you, mayonnaise mask)
I like to reduce the chemicals in our household, not only because I don’t want them accessible to my young children, but also because I try to reduce our chemical exposure in general. That’s why I mix my own Alvin Corn glass cleaner (“alcohol, vinegar, cornstarch” — awesome stuff ), and use baking soda to scrub my sinks. But there are some homemade or “green” cleaners that I’ve said goodbye to, either because they just didn’t perform as well as I wanted or because I was actually worried about their effect on my appliances
The holidays are here and we’re already making our to do list.
We all know that keeping humidity in your home during the winter is important for your skin, throat and overall health, but did you also know that it’s vital to the health of your home? If humidity levels dip too low your furniture and house will deteriorate and certain germs will thrive.
Brass has slowly been making its way into interiors again as a trendy sheen to accent accessories. And since this was a popular edition to home decor years ago, it’s not unheard of to find good deals on brass objects while thrifting.
Dani and Dave’s Scandinavian Minimalistic Home (Image credit: Elissa Crowe ) If you’re into green cleaning like me, you probably think of vinegar as a magical elixir that will easily and cheaply clean anything in your home. Not quite
You spend about one-third of your life in bed, so it’s an important place to invest in clean, healthy, and beautiful products! These 10 makers of certified organic bedding offer a range of designs to suit every taste and budget. READ MORE »
In the quest to create the most eco-friendly paint and most innovative, LEED-platinum buildings on the planet, one Spanish company is throwing it back with one of the oldest building materials known to man: lime.
While the underlying causes of headaches can be pretty widespread (dehydration, lack of sleep and magnesium deficiency are just a few of the many options), it’s nice to have a remedy or two tucked away in your back pocket for times of need. And a natural remedy you can find in your own home? Even better