Tag Archives: Natural

Elimination Diet, Day 37

Today I would normally be adding in chocolate. However, since my skin is not 100% clear and chocolate can really only be added with desserts, I decided to forgo adding in chocolate for a while. I am also going to … Continue reading

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Homemade Lotion

For some reason, the air/water at my college freaks my skin out, and it has gotten worse every year. I seriously think I will just lose all the skin on my arms next year. This year, I bought a lotion … Continue reading

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Redmond Trading Company

Redmond Trading Company has come up a few times in my posts. I recommended their clay for face masks and homemade toothpaste, as well as recommending Earthpaste if you would prefer to buy their toothpaste. Well, I’m back to tell … Continue reading

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Composting, Part 2

  When it comes to choosing your own composting method, you must ask four questions: How much space do I have? What types of waste do I want to compost? How much of that waste do I produce? How much … Continue reading

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Composting, Part 1

One really great way to reduce what you send to the landfill is to compost your food waste. Even if you don’t have a lot of space or need for composting, you should look to see what your city might … Continue reading

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Phase Nine: Toothpaste

Toothpaste gave me the most trouble when looking for a healthy, eco-friendly option. Did you know that you should avoid glycerin in toothpaste because it coats the teeth and prevents saliva from working, therefore decreasing re-mineralization and increasing cavities? Yeah. … Continue reading

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Phase Four: Dishwasher Detergent

As I continued to search the internet for tips on living healthy, eco-friendly lives, I came across this blog. While many of the posts don’t apply to me because I don’t have kids, a large plot of land, or storage … Continue reading

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Phase Three: A trip to St. Augustine

For some reason, my mom’s family likes having reunions in July in Florida. But it’s okay, because I love St. Augustine. The beach, Rita’s custard, and the shops downtown, it’s a lovely town. If only it was far enough north … Continue reading

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