Category Archive: Green/Healthy Living

Waste Less, Live More: 3 Easy Steps

This week is Waste Less Live More Week (September 21-27). Over the last few months we’ve become a much more “green” family. I posted a few months ago about how It Ain’t Easy Being Green. In… Continue reading

Cleaning with Essentials Oils: Natural Flower Power

My grandmother cleaned everything with vinegar, and for a while now I’ve done the same. I mix vinegar with Dawn and clean everything from the kitchen counters to the shower with it. As… Continue reading

Clear Your Mind: A Journey to Meditation

Over the last few years my focus and outlook on life have changed. Maybe it’s age, maybe maturity, maybe the near-death experience, maybe having a second child. Regardless of how it came about,… Continue reading

Essential Oil Jewelry: How I’ve Maintained My Sanity This Week

It’s no secret that I like for my space to smell good. From incense to candles to scentsy plug-ins, I enjoy them all. At Christmas I received an essential oil diffuser as a… Continue reading

Goat Milk Recipe: Banana Milk Shake

We’ve had goat milk in the house for some time now; it’s all MJ drinks. She began drinking goat’s milk at about a year old after her little tummy couldn’t tolerate cow’s milk… Continue reading

My New Favorite Cloth Wipes: Annie Britches

I have a lot of clothes wipes. I mean, A LOT. I think when I discovered how wonderful, easy and convenient cloth wipes are, I went a bit overboard. Having an abundance is… Continue reading

Super Simple Cloth Wipes

When I first started cloth diapering I used disposable wipes, but I soon realized how cloth diapers and cloth wipes go hand in hand. It’s so much more convenient to throw the wipe… Continue reading

Kermie was right – It Ain’t Easy Being Green

I have a friend who says I’m 1/16% hippie. I’ve wanted to bump up that percentage for some time now. I burn incense and use essential oils, believe in the law of attraction… Continue reading

Cloth Diaper? We’ll See How Long That Lasts.

When I was pregnant, any time I mentioned that I was going to cloth diaper my baby I was surprising met with negativity. Friends and family couldn’t seem to understand why I’d choose… Continue reading

May I Borrow Your Goat?

Anyone I talk with on a regular basis has probably grown tired of listening to me talk about my great milk debate, but hopefully that subject can be laid to rest for a… Continue reading