Lena Cup Review – Ditch Disposable Feminine Products!

By |2019-04-06T11:54:34+00:00April 6, 2019|Motherhood, Natural Living, Reducing Waste|

This post contains affiliate links which means I may make a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. After having my second baby, I decided to make the move to reusable feminine products. It made sense for many reasons: I wanted to reduce the amount of waste I generate, and I also was motivated by the health reasons. This Lena Cup review will share my experiences with this switch. Several years ago, I had heard about menstrual cups (the Diva Cup specifically) and was put off by them [...]

Tide Vs Biokleen For Cloth Diapers – A Full Review

By |2020-01-19T17:02:02+00:00February 21, 2019|Diaper Accessories, Green Cleaning, Washing Issues|

Tide Original Powder is probably one of the most often recommended detergents for cloth diapers, and for good reason! Point blank, Tide is effective. It's ideal for hard water (which 85{9994046f29331ee04cc0b5e07eb28364315ea03ccc2f01b5a43e8b85b372d1e9} of the US has), it's powerful, and it has a great reputation. However, many people don't like using Tide or other non-plant based detergents. They worry about the chemicals in the detergents and how they might affect their family's health or the environment. Most of the time, plant-based detergents are too weak to clean human waste effectively. However, there are some commonly recommended eco-friendly detergents that seem to [...]

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 [...]

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