How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Every year, homeowners face seasonal battles. There's the challenge of keeping pollen dust out of your home in the spring and cleaning up the yard following summer thunderstorms. Winter brings with it a different set of challenges, but there are many you can prepare for. Check out these easy tips ...
Read More >
What You Can Do to Protect the Health of Your Community's Water

What You Can Do to Protect the Health of Your Community’s Water

Every living creature needs water to stay alive, but it can be hard to ensure safe sources when pollution continues to rise. Most people show a level of concern about their local water quality, but you may have extra worries when it comes to your family. No one wants to ...
Read More >
clean water

Why Clean Water is Essential for Disaster Relief

Hurricanes along the Atlantic seaboard. Wildfires in the Amazon and sub-Saharan Africa. Floods in India, and the threat of heatwaves in Europe. Sometimes it feels like we're always on the brink of another disaster, but each of these tragic events has one thing in common — survivors that will need ...
Read More >
oils harmful to the planet

Keys to Phasing Out Oils with Harmful Impacts on The Planet

We all know that crude oil and fossil fuels are detrimental to the environment, especially when burned, but they aren't the only oils that do damage to the planet. What other oils should we be avoiding and what do we need to do to phase out these cooking ingredients that ...
Read More >
Chemical-Free Ways to Treat Water to Be Safe for Swimming and Drinking

Chemical-Free Ways to Treat Water to Be Safe for Swimming and Drinking

Living beside a pond or lake, or having a water feature or two, gives you a lot of opportunities to cool off on a hot summer afternoon, it's difficult to tell if the water is safe for swimming or drinking. And unlike a swimming pool, you can't just toss a ...
Read More >
10 Best Natural Skin Care Ingredients

10 Best Natural Skin Care Ingredients

If you want to have glowing, gorgeous skin, there's no need to blow your hard-earned money on a ton of expensive, chemical-laden products. Some ingredients like sodium laurel and laureth sulfate strip your skin of vital moisture and can leave you dry, itchy, even more acne-prone. Others, like parabens, may ...
Read More >
How Green Cleaning Could Transform Your Health

How Green Cleaning Could Transform Your Health

Traditional cleaners found in stores often contain harmful chemicals, some of which aren't tested for adverse health effects or even listed in the ingredients. To combat this, many are turning to green cleaning: using products and methods for cleaning that don't emit any harmful pollutants and are safe for you ...
Read More >
HVAC system

How to Ensure Your HVAC System Isn’t Hurting Your Air Quality

We don't usually think about our home's HVAC systems until they break down, but they have more of an impact on our daily life than you might think. An improperly maintained HVAC system can be detrimental to your air quality and your health. How can you ensure that your home's ...
Read More >
chemicals in your water

Should You Be Concerned About Chemicals in Your Water?

The water you drink, whether it comes from your tap or a sealed bottle, might not be as safe as you think. Public water sources, which are used to provide drinking water to your home, are prone to contamination from unused medicine, motor oil, pesticides and more. Many people dispose ...
Read More >
all natural pet care

The Importance of All Natural Pet Care for You and Your Pet

When you're a pet owner, there are unending decisions you have to make regarding the well-being of your pet. They can't advocate for themselves, so you have to stand in and do the research for them. While your pet may enjoy eating from a variety of food brands and chewing ...
Read More >
food storage

How to Keep Your Food Fresh All Year Round

Fresh food just tastes better — so long as it stays fresh, of course. Proper storage techniques can help you extend the lifespan of all of the food you buy, whether it's fresh produce, frozen items or pantry-based edibles. And, by ensuring your menu lasts long enough to eat it, ...
Read More >
How To Get Organic Eggs From Chickens At Home

How To Get Organic Eggs From Chickens At Home

After seeing how much joy those wonderfully individual chickens brought our friends, we thought we would share our 101 Guide to How To Get Organic Eggs From Chickens in your backyard. Raising free range chickens for eggs is an adventure your whole family can enjoy ...
Read More >
9 Natural Cleaning Products and Recipe Tips For Your Home

9 Natural Cleaning Products and Recipe Tips For Your Home

With more and more information alerting us to how toxic our once trusted cleaning products are, is it any wonder we are looking for safe, greener options?? Rather than buy expensive supermarket brands why not try my time tested recipes using natural ingredients to keep your home fresh naturally:) ...
Read More >
natural ways to clean

Natural Ways to Clean Everything in Your Home

As the winter draws closer to an end, many of us find ourselves beginning to plan our spring housecleaning. But why waste the first sunny, warm days of the year slaving away indoors? Get a jump start on your spring cleaning now while the weather isn't great so that by ...
Read More >
Loading...
Scroll to Top