Green Living

Green Cleaning with Baking Soda

Another post on how we’re cleaning up our cleaning products! This one is all about baking soda.  Baking soda is one of those oh-so-versatile products that can be used throughout the house – not just when making bread. One of my favorite ‘conventional’ cleaning products is Comet.  You know, the greenish/blueish powder that scrubs, whitens, [...]


Make Your Own Swiffer Sweeper Pads + Solution

Back over the summer, Kristien and I visited our friends in Philadelphia. While staying at their house, I was introduced to the Swiffer Sweeper with wet pads. My girlfriend used the Swiffer in-between deep cleanings to pick up dirt, dog hair, and crumbs. I, of course, wanted to try it (you guys know how I [...]


How Natural Deodorant Works

When I was doing The Naked Face Project (my 60-day experiment to give up all beauty products), the question I was asked most frequently was, without a doubt, “HOW are you giving up deodorant?”  People thought it was weird, unhygienic, and gross that I would go without deo.  The reality was that the Project started [...]


A few weeks ago, I was browsing the shelves at Earth Fare when I came across organic tampons.  “ORGANIC TAMPONS?!” I thought with a huff. “What are they going to think of next?” However, based upon my recent cervical dysplasia issues, I thought I should pick up a box.  I’m pretty much willing to try [...]

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