Use Only Pure, Natural Scents In Your Home

"In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.— Aristotle

Pretty soon the temperatures will be getting cooler which means you’ll most likely be spending more time indoors. The windows will be closed and the air in your home is going to get stale. Cooking or baking can fill your house with warm, cozy aromas. When you’re not creating delicious scents you may decide to burn a candle or use a plug-in air freshener to make your house smell. Don’t do it!
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Beginner's Guide to Natural Living

"The home should be the treasure chest of living.— Le Corbusier

Are you ready to “go the natural route” but have no clue what it really means or where to start? Let’s talk about how this “natural way of living” is supposed to work.


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The Dirt on Spring Cleaning & Product Ingredients

“Spring: a lovely reminder of just how beautiful change can be.” — Anonymous

Spring is coming, which means it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning. There’s something about nice weather that brings on motivation for a fresh start. Before you reach for your cleaners and get to work, let’s do a little digging into the ingredients they may contain.




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The Inside Scoop On Greenwashing

The Inside Scoop On Greenwashing
What in the world is “greenwashing?” Another name for it is "cleanwashing." You may have heard the term before, especially if you’ve been switching to more natural products. It’s something that is easy to fall victim to but don't worry, I’ve got you! First, let's define what “greenwashing” is.

The definition of “greenwashing” is: disinformation disseminated by an organization so as to present an environmentally responsible public image. In other words “greenwashing” is when companies mislead consumers by claiming that their products are safe, non-toxic, eco-friendly, and natural when in reality they are NOT.


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The Importance of Washing Fruits and Vegetables


It’s Farmer’s Market season. Eating fruits and vegetables is a great way to support good health. However, the fresh produce you purchase may be covered with pesticide residue, if it’s not certified organic.

Produce grown in the United States may actually have more pesticide residue than produce grown in other parts of the world. Buying organic vegetables and fruit reduces the exposure but does not eliminate it. Cross contamination could come from neighboring fields, continued presence of persistent pesticides in the soil, or the accidental or fraudulent use of pesticides.

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