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Which Houseplants Improve Indoor Air Quality the Best?

Did you know that indoor air quality is often more polluted than outdoor air quality? Furniture, paint, cleaners, and other building materials actually leak chemicals and volatile organic compounds into our indoor air and can create health issues. But houseplants can be used to clean indoor air, whether you’re stuck inside an office all day or can’t […]

March 24th

Healthy Homemade Cleaning Products

Natural cleaning projects are pretty cool: not only are you eliminating the toxic chemicals from your home, you’re reducing the need for plastic, and you’re getting all your chores done healthfully! Here are our favorite recipes for healthy homemade cleaning products from our sister site Green Living Ideas. Many people worry that homemade cleaning products […]

March 7th

How to Sanitize Jars for Fermentation Projects

We love our ferments around here. We are big fans of the awesome healthy benefits and delicious flavor that fermented food and drinks offer. Fermented foods can be easily and safely made at home– it just takes the right equipment and some smarts to make it happen well and safely. Learn how to sanitize jars […]

June 18th

10 Best Indoor Plants for a Healthy Home

The air quality inside of our homes is often more polluted than outside. Material off-gassing and toxic cleaning supplies release toxic chemicals like formaldehyde into our home’s air. These are the best indoor plants to help make the air in your home as clean and healthy as possible.

October 23rd

Homemade Lip Balm: Natural, Healing and Yummy!

We’re celebrating Spring Cleaning Week with our friends at Crafting a Green World, and I’d like to share one of my favorite recipes for a clean, healthy product: homemade lip balm. Let’s be clear: most lipbalms made with icky stuff. Chapstick, Vaseline and others contain mineral oil (derived from fossil fuels, gross) and parabens, which […]

March 3rd

Get Local: How to Find Local Foods

Heather Callaghan Activist Post As demand for local and raw goods continue to rise, more people are asking – where do I find local organic? Where do I find raw milk and join a herd share? Where are the farmers markets, co-ops and stands? Search engines…

February 17th

How to Feng Shui your Home {an Infographic}

Are you curious about the Chinese philosophy of feng shui? Feng shui is a philosophy that uses space, color and energies to bring creativity, love, balance and even prosperity into your home, and thus into your life. Just like in food philosophies like Macrobiotics, the key is finding balance in all areas. According to Harmony […]

November 30th