Tag Archives: Saving money

Transition to Chemical-Free: A Picture

Above is a picture of all of my natural hygiene supplies. Not much, huh? I pulled it all out to take a picture, and I was sure I was missing something. But it is all there. Let’s take a look: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Make Your Own Makeup

Did you know that the chemicals in commercial makeup can increase the risk of cancer, birth defects, nervous system disruption, immune system dysfunction, and many more negative health effects? Bad news! Even without knowing that, makeup has never really been … Continue reading

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Book Review: DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes

Many of you have likely heard of Mommypotamus. She is one of the big dogs with whom I am lucky enough to be part of the community that is Village Green Network. She has a brand new e-book out called … Continue reading

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Only 2 days left to save!

Remember, the VGN Summer E-Book Bundle ends September 10, 2013 at midnight PT. That means you have just 36 hours to save over 90% on 30 e-books from your favorite healthy living authors. Do not miss out on this amazing … Continue reading

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Wedding Dresses

Ooh! Look! A wedding post! Something I have noticed about weddings, and wedding dresses in particular, is that they have the ability to make most rational women extremely materialistic. It can be so tempting to just go for that dress … Continue reading

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Why You Should Buy Used Jewelry

Here’s the thing I love. Budget friendly jewelry can also be eco-friendly. But they aren’t always, so how do you balance these two very important things and still get jewelry you love? You marry a jeweler, that’s how. But in … 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 Five: Where to Buy Stuff

One of the hardest parts of my family’s transition was actually getting all of the ingredients. We had baking soda, vinegar, and coarse salt (and water of course), but for all the other ingredients, we had to figure where the … Continue reading

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