When my twins turned six months old, they not only started eating real food but also started daycare at the same time. I was immediately overwhelmed by all the things I needed to buy. What was I going to send their food in? What can safely be microwaved? What products don’t leak but are still […]
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 […]
The following post was co-written and collaborated on with Beth Nyce of Beth Nyce Nutrition. Did you know that every cell in the human body contains protein? Protein is an essential part of a healthy diet since it aids in the body in repairing cells and making new ones. As an added benefit for […]
I can’t make more time in the day. I can’t blink and have a new wardrobe. I can’t make being a full time working mom feel any less chaotic. And I definitely can’t explain to my kids that I would like an hour to do my hair so I feel pretty. But there’s something about […]
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 […]
A few of my co-workers and I had been throwing around the idea of a girls trip for some time. When I walked into the office one morning and told Karen I saw an article in PhillyMag and knew what we should do for our trip, she literally filled in the rest of my sentences. […]
How much do you know about the most widely used food coloring ingredient? Caramel color is an additive that not only enhances the color, but also alters the taste and texture of your food or drink. As most people are visual eaters, caramel coloring is used to make a product more visually pleasing and therefore more […]
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. […]
Repeat after me: SLS-Free is the way it should be…SLS-Free is the way it should be! What Is Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate (SLS)? SLS is a common emulsifier and foaming agent used in the cosmetics industry. The majority of mainstream body washes, shampoos, toothpastes, and soaps contain SLS. SLS is essentially what makes your shampoo get […]
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, […]
Hi, I'm Larisa.
My mission is to educate and share my research on living a cleaner, greener life through the foods you eat to the products you use. Let's go on this journey together!