6 Ways You Should Be Using Glycerin at Home

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Glycerin has always been one of those mystery products to me. I’ve heard about it a lot in natural living circles –  “Oh, glycerin is a great natural health and beauty product!” — but didn’t actually know what to do with it. I’ve actually had this […]

When Throwing Away 100 Plastic Bags Might Still be Green

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: I saved five. Four hundred kids threw away their plastic water bottles after a hot field day at the park, but doggone it, I got five into our recycling bin. Nevermind that recycling plastic is really “downcycling” or whatever it’s called, and that there are still […]

Balancing the Risks of Sunscreen & Skin Cancer

This post was first published several years ago, but it’s worth repeating as we head into summer once again! Like most of the girls my age, I spent a lot of time soaking up rays during my teenage years, sometimes with a little baby oil to speed up the suntan process. Yep, I got burned […]

Why We Pretty Much Ignore Our Grass (& You Should, Too)

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: “Ugh, it’s the little white balls again.” “I don’t like the little white balls – they’re yucky, right, Mommy?” “Yep…they scare me. We could cross the street so we don’t have to walk through them but they have them over there, too.” “We’ll wipe our feet […]

No More Magic Erasers or Scrubbing Frustrations

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Wine stains on the counter. Crayon on the wall. The hated baked-on brown guck making an ever-lasting ring or a 10-minute cleaning job on your slow cooker. If these are messes that send you running for the Comet, the Magic Erasers, and the bleach because it […]