Charlie’s Soap Review

I’m always happy to find new products I can be comfortable using with my family. You know, the things without “phosphates” and “parabens” and host of other “extras.” Laundry soap can be especially problematic. And if you’re using cloth diapers (like I was until the end of last year) it’s especially important to make a […]

Make it Monday: DIY Squeezable Green Cleaner

Making your own cleaning products can be fun and rewarding. Not to mention you also avoid the chemicals in so many conventional products and it’s much cheaper than paying the premium for the “green” products out there. Homemade cleaning sprays are all well and good, but sometimes you want something a little thicker and putting […]

Unique Handmade Items from Stickmen Pottery

If you like fun, unique gifts and you like to support small businesses, you should check out Stickmen Pottery.  This mom-owned business offers many ceramic gifts like mugs, plates and piggy banks with funny and popular sayings. You can even order custom products!

Simply Soap Berry Baby Detergent

If you are a cloth diapering mama, you know how hard it can be to find a good cloth diaper laundry detergent. When choosing a detergent for baby clothes and particularly cloth diapers, you want to choose a detergent that doesn’t have a lot of synthetic ingredients and “fragrance” in it, such as Simply SoapBerry […]

Make It Monday: Homemade Laundry Detergent

     I thought I would share this recipe for homemade laundry soap that I finally got around to trying out (after months of actually having the ingredients on hand). I got this recipe from Living on a Dime, though there are various recipes out there that use pretty much the same ingredients.

Thrifty Thursday: Free “Perfect” Portions

       Do you ever just want to use only one boneless chicken breast for a meal? Casseroles, stir-fry, whatever–sometimes all you need is one (when your family is small).      Well, I used to store them in the freezer in pairs in quart size bags. It seemed like a waste of space and bags to just put one […]

Rockin Green Laundry Detergent

     If you’re an eco-conscious mama, or at the very least prefer not to use chemicals on things that touch your baby’s skin, it can be hard to find cleaning and laundry products that work well and are free of all the “bad stuff.”

Reusable Plastic Wrap Replacement

If you find yourself using a lot of plastic wrap to cover dishes or big things like watermelon, you may want to look into these Food Safe Silicone Covers from Accidental Shopping as a plastic wrap replacement. This set of food-safe silicone lids is oven, microwave, freezer and dishwasher safe. They are so stretchy they […]

Get Green with Roaring Springs Paper Products

      It’s August and many parents have kids who are back in school, or going back very soon. So chances are they are going to need some notebooks or other paper supplies. From preschool to college, your student will need paper supplies! And if you’re eco-conscious, you may be interested in eco friendly paper products, […]

Green Earth Pan from Ozeri

I recently got to try out a new kind of non-stick pan via Tomoson. It is called Green Earth Pan, a green frying pan put out by Ozeri.       The Green Earth Pan is made with GREBLON,  a natural ceramic coating from Germany, and therefore does not have the harmful chemicals (like PolyTetraFluoroEthylene) that […]