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17 Easy Ways to Make Your Kitchen A Little Greener

17 Easy Ways to Make Your Kitchen A Little Greener

Being that I’m a mom of two kids and I love to cook, I spend a major part of my day in my kitchen. So it only makes sense that that would be an area of our home to really focus on making an effort […]

Sweet Dreams Pillow Spray for Kids

Sweet Dreams Pillow Spray for Kids

My 7-year-old son has always been a good sleeper. He’s a really early riser, but once his head hits the pillow in the evening, he is out. My little girl, though… she’s another story. She will find every reason in the book to get out […]

How to Find Safer and Cruelty-free Skin Care

How to Find Safer and Cruelty-free Skin Care

I’m sure that most of us would agree that we’d like to use the safest products with the least amount of harmful chemicals in our beauty and skin care routines. But, when learning how to find safer and cruelty-free skin care and makeup, sometimes the […]

How to Make a Homemade Heat Protectant Spray for Your Hair

How to Make a Homemade Heat Protectant Spray for Your Hair

One of my first steps on my quest to make changes towards a greener home is to cut the number of chemicals that I’m bringing into my home. That goes for my hair care products, too. Today, I’m sharing one of my super simple recipes […]

Carpet Deodorizer with Essential Oils

Carpet Deodorizer with Essential Oils

There’s nothing like walking into your home and smelling the fresh scent of clean. Whatever that scent means to you – flowery, citrusy, spicy, or crips – if your home smells pleasant, it’s definitely a more peaceful place to be. But one of the areas […]

How to Reuse Citrus Peels

How to Reuse Citrus Peels

I wrote recently about how much hot water with lemon that I’ve been drinking lately. It’s been doing wonders for my health and it relaxes me after a long day. But I’m going through tons of lemons. But the question is – what to do […]

Why I Use a Konjac Sponge

Why I Use a Konjac Sponge

Here’s a confession: I’ve never gotten into the habit of washing my face at night. I hate to admit it, but it’s true! I’m not sure why I didn’t develop this habit back in my teen years. In my twenties, face wipes became a thing […]

Easy Ways to Add Greenery to Your Home

Easy Ways to Add Greenery to Your Home

There is nothing like a green plant to make your home feel more put together. Not only are they lovely to look at, simple green plants add much-needed oxygen to your home, freshening up the air as they reduce dust, and increase the humidity. There […]

Brown Sugar and Shea Butter Lip Scrub

Brown Sugar and Shea Butter Lip Scrub

Harsh, cold winters do a number on my skin. My skin is prone to dryness already. But add in the frosty air and dehydrating indoor heat and my body is crying out for some relief! I need to add as much moisture as I can […]

Why I Drink Lemon Water Every Day

Why I Drink Lemon Water Every Day

While I was working my way through college, I was a restaurant server for many years. If you’ve ever been a server or have one in your life, you know that it can be a pretty difficult job at times. Mostly, I had a good […]