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The Best Way To Clean Fruits And Vegetables – Staying Healthy With Increasing E. Coli Concerns

By |2019-03-10T18:57:13+00:00January 26, 2019|Green Cleaning, Green Home, Home, Natural Parenting|

We are seeing more and more in the news about rising E.Coli outbreaks, especially among romaine lettuce. Eating leafy greens is important for our health, but many people are becoming wary because sometimes it feels the risk isn't worth it. Combine the outbreaks with news of the FDA doing limited food inspections during the government shut down (which has thankfully been resolved for now), and people have the right to be concerned. Is it best to avoid eating raw vegetables, especially leafy greens like romaine? Or can we do something to protect ourselves from potentially deadly pathogens on our [...]

Reducing Plastic and Waste Part 2 – Actionable Steps Toward a Better Planet and a Better Life

By |2019-01-10T01:24:15+00:00November 1, 2018|Green Home, Minimalism, Reducing Waste|

This is part 2 of my Reducing Plastic and Waste series (see part one here). Just to quickly recap, one of the best things we can do individually to help our world be a better place is to reexamine our consumerist habits. It may not seem like it matters, but our individual habits are one of the few things we have 100% control over. If we aren't even willing to change our own lives to create and inspire change, how can we expect anyone else (whether it be the government, corporations, etc) to do it? The more we demand [...]

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