Tag Archives: chemical free

How to make homemade almond milk

I used to loooove store-bought almond milk. So when I found out I had Lyme disease and was put on a diet that excluded cow milk I thought, hey, store-bought almond milk is great instead! Right? But soon I found out that store-bought nut milk is packed full of all sorts of nasties. It’s hardly made of almonds at all! The

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The best zero waste products to start reducing your trash

It seems like going zero waste, along with zero waste products, have become kinda in vogue recently. It’s fashionable to be zero waste, so a lot of people are jumping on the bandwagon without really understanding the movement and what it’s all about. And sometimes, that does more harm than good. We all have limited understanding. We’re all somewhere along

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Easy DIY pumpkin spice latte sugar scrub

Ahhh, fall. It’s a magical time of year. The air gets crisp, cute scarves and boots come back into vogue, and that rare, magical creature, the pumpkin spice latte, makes its first appearance. Pumpkin spice latte lovers of the world, rejoice! It smells so good you just want to rub your face in it! Oh wait, now you can? I

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How to use a menstrual cup to revolutionize your period

Have you heard of menstrual cups? They’re a fantastic invention that makes me very glad I live in this day and age. It revolutionized my period. What is a menstrual cup? A menstrual cup is a small silicone or rubber cup that replaces tampons. Instead of absorbing liquid, it sits tucked inside the vagina to catch your flow. You can’t

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Using a menstrual cup- FAQ and troubleshooting

Wondering how to use a menstrual cup? If you’re just starting out, make sure you’ve caught up on Part 1! That’s where I go over everything you need to know to get started- putting it in, washing your cup, and the (crazy awesome) benefits of using a menstrual cup! Part 2 will go over some common (and not so common)

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15 all-natural cleaner recipes

House cleaning… isn’t the most fun thing for me. I know there are some people who find cleaning therapeutic, and just start cleaning when they’re feeling under the weather or whatever, but that is not me! The only things that make cleaning better, for me, are knowing that the house will look and smell nicer when I’m done (and that I

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Hand sanitizer- super easy DIY recipe

To sanitize or not to sanitize? That is the question…. My opinion is that our (American’s) overuse of antibacterial soap and hand sanitizer has been encouraging bacteria to change and become resistant, and harming us in the meantime. Here are some facts for ya… Any time you use a commercial hand sanitizer, you’re being exposed to the active ingredient in

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