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Natural Soap with No Added Chemicals

Natural Soap with No Added Chemicals

Household

Natural soap with no added chemicals There is one soap that I want to share with everyone that is natural and contains no added chemicals or indiscernable ingredients. African Black...

Making the Switch

Making the Switch

Household

I’ve often said to myself: OK, well, I can compost and recycle but beyond that I’m not sure if I can make any changes. I’m too busy and don’t have...

Can Our Choice of Clothing Reduce Environmental Impacts?

Can Our Choice of Clothing Reduce Environmental Impacts?

Organic Clothing

If we choose to buy our clothes after understanding where and how they have been produced, we can bring about a change of culture in the clothing industry. When we...

Perennial Edibles to add to your Garden

Perennial Edibles to add to your Garden

Organic Gardening

I think that the smartest thing you can do in any garden is to plant tons of perennials! (The edible ones are another plus). There is nothing like going out...

One Dozen Healthier Devilled Eggs

One Dozen Healthier Devilled Eggs

Vegetarian Recipes

Prepare 12 Organic hard boiled eggs by boiling enough water to cover eggs 1-2 inches. Once rapidly boiling, add the eggs one at a time to keep water boiling and...

What happens to toxic household cleaners when they’re washed down the drain?

What happens to toxic household cleaners when they’re washed down the drain?

Environment

Bleach, ammonia, formaldehyde, petroleum solvents, phosphates and many other known toxic chemicals can be found in cleaning products that we use in our homes. The toxicity of all-purpose cleaners and...

Turn Your Veggie Scraps Into A Magic Elixir: Homemade Vegetable Stock and Broth

Turn Your Veggie Scraps Into A Magic Elixir: Homemade Vegetable Stock and Broth

Vegetarian Recipes

If you’re like me and cook most of your own food at home, you probably have a lot of scraps you throw away or compost every day. If you’re like...

10 Uses for Lemons Around the House

10 Uses for Lemons Around the House

Household

Lemons are a versatile fruit, flavoring delicate desserts as well as salads and savory meat dishes. But did you know that the lemon is also a powerful ally around the...

Best places to buy organic seeds

Best places to buy organic seeds

Organic Gardening

Before tackling the question of where to buy organic seeds, you first need to prioritize. Are you looking for convenience, location, exclusively organic or rare/heirloom varieties? Now, it may be...

The Story Behind Angela's Sacred Heart

The Story Behind Angela's Sacred Heart

Entertainment

Angela's Sacred Heart is a film about the innocence of a young woman who is influenced by peer pressure to try drugs and alcohol at a party and ends up...

The Ultimate Granola Guide

The Ultimate Granola Guide

Vegetarian Recipes

Knowing how to make your own granola opens up a multitude of possibilities—you can make your own (healthy!) breakfast cereal that tastes way better than anything you can buy, and...

Admiring The Red-Winged Blackbird

Admiring The Red-Winged Blackbird

Environment

I followed this little blackbird as he hopped around the park. He seemed to have no fear of me or any of the other park visitors.

The Benefits and Beauty of Rain Chains

The Benefits and Beauty of Rain Chains

Household

Rain chains are a beautiful and functional alternative to traditional, closed gutterdownspouts, they guide rain water visibly down chains or cups from the roof to theground, transforming a plain gutter...

Canada Goose Chase

Canada Goose Chase

Entertainment

No chasing was involved when filming these geese as they were quite amiable to getting their photos taken.

A Day With the Ducks

A Day With the Ducks

Entertainment

I spent today wandering around a garden and was delighted to find these lovely ducks. Here are some photos from the day.

Purple Bug Invasion

Purple Bug Invasion

Environment

A couple of summers ago I had a strange invasion of purple bugs on my patio. Can anyone tell me what these are? They started pouring down through the cement...