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Category: home

Infused Vinegars for Cleaning & Cooking

Vinegar is a underappreciated liquid. It can clean your house, brighten your salad and balance the pH of your hair and that is just a quick list of its many attributes. It really is a jack of all trades product. Most people think they…

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Reusable & Nontoxic Cleaning Wipes

We used to be a household of Bleach and Clorox Wipes. “Nothing but the best!”, I thought. I let my kids use the wipes to help clean the bathrooms or disinfect doorknobs and light switches. I never thought twice about what was in those…

Organize a Bathroom Oasis (even with kids!)

Anyone else have a black hole where their bathroom closet is supposed to be? I am sure I am not the only one. I have no idea what is in the closet and have given up hope of ever knowing. Bathroom organization is something…

Deck the Halls – Fa La La La La

Why do we hang wreaths on our front doors? What is the fascination with a circle of greenery? We have wreaths for the winter holidays, wreaths for spring, wreaths for summer and everything in between. You can make your own, they can be live…

What’s With All the Succulents?

I am usually late to the game. I don’t know all the newest gadgets, I don’t know all the hippest trends and I definitely don’t know all the latest lingo. But I have certainly noticed a  leaning towards tiny things. Tiny houses, Smart cars,…

Kitchen Organization

Sure, we all have vision of grandeur when it comes to our kitchens…(right?) Well, I do. I always wanted a kitchen straight out of Fixer Upper – something inspired (and paid for!) by Joanna & Chip Gaines. Wouldn’t that be amazing. Unfortunately, my space,…

How Do We Know our Household Products are Safe?

I went on a wild goose chase today of research where one discovery led to another and another and another. Surprises around every turn! Simply looking up an answer to a question is not easily achievable. With the amount of knowledge available and the…

Are Candles Polluting the Air in your Home?

Wait, what? I know many of you are huge candle fans and your homes are constantly filled with the lovely warmth of a scented candle. I have never been much of a candle person simply because I have 3 kids. But, in the past…

My Indoor Jungle

The desire to grow and nurture a plant is something most of us feel. Greenery looks fresh, clean and is relaxing. I personally feel much more grounded and in touch when I am surrounded by plants because nature calms me. But, not all of…

Shiny, Happy Skin

I don’t take good care of my skin in the winter. Ya know, the time of year when it needs the most care. I know I should, but I just keep covering it up with long sleeve sweatshirts, fuzzy socks and yoga pants. Dry,…