If you are anything like me, the first time you heard about cloth pads, you thought “Ew, gross. I will NEVER do that.” Find out what you’ve always wanted to know about cloth pads but didn’t know who to ask.
A large part of the focus this month will be on menstrual health. Having endometriosis and adenomyosis is one of the biggest reasons I made the switch to natural menstrual products. I did a lot of research and found that several women reported that by stopping the use of chemical filled disposable products, their cramps were lessened. I figured it was worth a shot and jumped in. I am so glad I did.
We’ve talked about what laundry detergent is free of toxins. We’ve talked about fabric softener alternatives. But, I haven’t mentioned the toxic affect laundry can have on your mental state. I may be being a little dramatic but seriously, laundry can take over your home if you don’t stop it. Am I the only one […]
On Sunday, I shared that wool dryer balls are one of my favorite things to use as a fabric softener alternative. When I first learned that they existed, I didn’t have the money to purchase any. So, I decided I would make them myself as I had some wool skeins already. I didn’t have high […]
Last week, I discussed different, non-toxic laundry detergents. This week, I’m going to share some fabric softener alternatives. You don’t have to have stiff clothes just because you are trying to detoxify your laundry routine. You can have soft, fluffy laundry WITHOUT the chemicals. As an added bonus, it doesn’t cost a lot of money! […]
While on my quest for a laundry soap that wouldn’t irritate my skin, I came across Charlie’s Soap. Immediately, I was intrigued. After contacting them, I was graciously sent a few of their products to test out. Please note that I was not compensated or required to write this post. I wanted to get […]
Do you struggle with finding a laundry detergent that doesn’t break your skin out? I do. I’ve spent a fortune of different itch creams and prescriptions until I figured out that my laundry detergent could be the problem! (along with other things that we will discuss in the weeks to come). I thought that by […]
There are a countless number of DIY laundry soap ideas floating around the web. I decided to go with a very basic one. The simpler the better for me! I tweaked a few recipes and after some experimentation, I found this option works the best for my needs: Note: I did not include Borax into […]
Have you ever wished that you could snap your fingers and transform your home into a healthy living paradise? Yea, me too. But, I have yet to figure out how to make that happen. Instead, I’m going through my home piece by piece and making healthy changes. Instead of jumping in at once and trying to change everything, I’m giving myself a year to make all the changes. Slow and steady wins the race!
Welcome to my latest series: Tried It Tuesdays. Here, I will share the latest tips, tricks, home remedies and other things I’ve tried. Have you heard the old wives’ tale to sleep by an onion when you’re sick? I decided to test it out. There are many different theories behind this. One is that […]