Clean Living All Stars of 2016

Clean Living All Stars of 2016

Happy 2017! I hope that your New Year is off to an excellent start, and I look forward to helping you on your clean living journey and possibly to making it easier for you to stick to some of your resolutions. In addition to all of the green beauty and healthy living tips, you can expect to see even more home care posts this year as well as posts about the things that I use on my little ones.  But first, here is a look back at my all-stars from 2016- basically, the best of all the favorites that I shared with you during the year.  I continue...

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How to make your home smell like Christmas

How to make your home smell like Christmas

We’ve had a real tree for the past few Christmases, but I really missed the scent in years past when we had an artificial tree.  The house just didn’t seem as Christmas-y without the smell of pine- unless I resorted to plug-ins or candles (things I desperately try to avoid as much as possible). Even with the live tree, I still cannot get enough of all the holiday aromas, so I make my own holiday blend on the stove top using nothing but natural ingredients. Here’s what you’ll need: 3-4 orange slices 2-3 cinnamon...

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Clean Living Holiday Gift Guide

Clean Living Holiday Gift Guide

I have a lot of friends who are into green beauty and clean living, and as you can probably imagine, I have serious fun shopping for them. If you’re reading this, I’m going to assume that you’re into a healthy lifestyle and can probably relate.  So, from stocking stuffers to inexpensive and more luxurious gifts- even gifts for kids- I’ve got you covered. Even those who aren’t into the natural life will love these things!     Stocking Stuffers Indie Girl Hair Ties Wei of Chocolate Kari Gran Suji Red...

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Nontoxic home & beauty products for pumpkin lovers

Nontoxic home & beauty products for pumpkin lovers

A little over two years ago, I did a post called 10 beauty products for pumpkin lovers.  That post is a little out of date now, especially considering that only a couple of the products were green. We can’t have that now, can we? So, today I present to you, my updated list of beauty and home care products just for my fellow pumpkin lovers! Stewart & Claire Lip Balm Autumn Pai Pomegranate & Pumpkin Seed Stretch Mark System Ultra Hydrating Body Wash Coconut Pumpkin Farmers’ Market Natural Bar Soap Pumpkin Spice Pumpkinhead...

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September 2016 Favorites

September 2016 Favorites

Happy October! It feels like I just did one of these posts for August.  September was kind of a blur with school and extracurricular activities starting up again, but I am really excited about October.  My oldest baby turns four at the end of the month! Aside from the fact that the weather finally started to cool off a degree or two, here are some of the things that I loved during the month of September.     LCOrganics Autumn Room & Linen Sprays I already wrote about these in my post on 3 nontoxic ways to instantly make your...

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3 nontoxic ways to instantly make your home smell like Fall

3 nontoxic ways to instantly make your home smell like Fall

I just cannot get enough of fall aromas like warm apple pie, pumpkin, and crisp leaves. One of my biggest weaknesses are fall scented candles from Bath & Body Works, but I hate how they release so many toxins into the air that my children breathe.  I try not to burn candles in general when my kids are awake, but I do allow myself to get some candles during the fall and the winter because I am a big believer in “everything in moderation” and well, I love them. Still, I am always looking for more natural ways to add fragrance...

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