Bronner Castile Soap

Dr. Bronner, Magic Soap, and the Moral ABC

It is no coincidence that Dr. Bronner castile soap is often referred to as magic soap!  With an endless amount of uses, non-toxic ingredients, and a wide variety of safe scents, this soap should be a staple in every home. An Interesting History Have you ever taken a close look at your Dr. Bronner product […]

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil: The Beauty Edition

So you’ve purchased a giant tub of coconut oil, now what are you going to do with it? Coconut oil continues to be one of the most versatile products out there – being safe enough to eat and beneficial enough for every day use in everything from beauty to household products.  This post will focus […]

The Nitty Gritty on Natural Deodorants

I won’t tell you which natural deodorant to buy, but I will urge you to buy one.   Do you ever think about the fact that your skin is your body’s largest organ?  What you put on the skin is being absorbed into your body and limiting the amounts of harmful chemical exposure is important. […]

Bugs are Back in Business

I’m incredibly excited to bring you my first co-collaborated post with guest blogger, Dr. Frenchy, PhD – essential oil extraordinaire! Warmer weather is here and that means ticks, mosquitos, and whatever bugs are already nipping at my ankles, are out!  I am one of those people that gets bit to shreds, and let me tell you, […]

Dry, Chapped Lips? Exfoliate!

Most of us know the importance of exfoliating our skin, but did you know you should also exfoliate your lips?  Exfoliating your lips removes old cells so that new collagen can form.  An added bonus – when you routinely exfoliate your lips they rarely peel or get chapped. I want to share with you two […]

#ToxicTuesday – Borax

#ToxicTuesday goes out to the latest craze in kids DIY – homemade slime made with Borax. I’ve seen blogs and videos all over the web advertising recipes for homemade slime and it got me thinking … how safe is this for kids to be playing with when a main ingredient is also used in many household […]