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One Year Later…

I was planning a one year recap of everything I have done since I started blogging last summer, on the anniversary of starting this blog. On August 3rd I went to go see when my first post was. August 2nd. … Continue reading

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P.S. Shopping is okay!

Now, I know I heavily emphasized homemade in this series about transitioning to a sustainable, healthy, eco-friendly household. I do truly believe that is the best option. It is more cost effective and you know exactly what is in your … Continue reading

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Phase Eight: Laundry Detergent

Today we are going to go back to My Healthy Green Family to look at her recipe for laundry detergent. Not only is this a good recipe, but her post is very thorough in convincing you why you should use … Continue reading

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Phase Seven: A Squeaky Clean House, Part 2

A good rule is that when vinegar doesn’t work, use baking soda. This is why I buy vinegar by the gallon and baking soda in 13.5 lb bags. Baking soda is good at removing grease and oil. That’s why it’s … Continue reading

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Phase Six: A Squeaky Clean House, Part 1

Vinegar is magic. That is all you need to know. Okay, I’ll elaborate. Vinegar is an amazing cleaning tool. If you have vinegar and water, you can clean a lot. We have horribly hard water, but with the help of … 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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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 One: Shampoo and Conditioner

We all know that BPA is bad, but one thing that the documentary focused on is phthalates. These are used to soften plastic and exposure can cause a wide variety of health effects. They can be found in many plastic … Continue reading

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