5 Quick and Easy DIY Projects to Green Your Life

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Some of my friends who are new to green and natural living tell me they're unsure where to start. They say they get stuck trying to decide which changes to make first or which ones are the most important. I definitely understand, because starting to learn…

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12 Green & Natural Living Goals for the New Year

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: I know, I know, it's not even Christmas yet and here I am about to talk about making New Year's Goals! But the thing is, I've already talked about how to have a simple Christmas this year, and as Katie recently pointed out, she's already covered…

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Homemade Baking Soda & Coconut Oil Deodorant

Embarrassing confession time: since having babies, my hormones seem to be a lot more active, and there have been times that I've resorted to buying the expensive "prescription strength" deodorant to deal with the excessive sweating and resulting odor. This is especially true in those first few postpartum weeks, but I've found my sweat glands…

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Make Your Own Sunblock, Bug Repellent + More

I've shared my love of the products from MadeOn Hard Lotion before. Their lotion bar and bug block are staples in our home! But founder Renee Harris isn't keeping her recipes a secret! In addition to the great DIY lotion bar kit she offers on her site, Renee has also just released a new ebook,…

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Hard Lotion Bar Solutions for Summer

A few months ago, I shared our family's experiences with MadeOn Hard Lotion. Since then, I've purchased additional lotion bars, recommended it to friends and given it away as gifts. We really do love it. For many of you, dry skin may be more of a winter condition. Without the heat running and with the…

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Hard Lotion? The Who, What, How & Why

Today, I'm excited to introduce you to MadeOn Hard Lotion, one of our newest sponsors here at Life Your Way. Because "hard lotion" is not a product you see on the market every day, I wanted to share more about the concept and our experience with MadeOn's products. Who? After Sean and I got married,…

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The Problem with "Natural" Products – Being a Conscious Consumer

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: How many personal-care products do you use on a given day? Three, five, ten...more? Do you know what's actually in the products you're smoothing on your skin, putting in your hair, or spraying around yourself and then inhaling? The average person uses ten personal care products…

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