Many companies have opted out of using harmful chemicals like phthalates and BPA. Although, I wouldn’t wait around for regulations to take place. Read about a new study that has evidence of companies using harmful chemicals in almost every aspect of our lives: from water bottles, cosmetics, furniture, plastics to paper receipts.
When was the last time you ran down the hall? I bet you did it in elementary school until someone told you not to. Or when was the last time you created something you thought was awesome, even if other people didn’t understand it?
Inside “the box” is very safe although I wish this box [...]
A lot of people I talk with are cutting out dairy. Another portion of the people I have talked with are negatively affected by dairy, but live with it instead of making a switch for health reasons. Cow’s milk is a common dairy product in our culture and I am [...]
What does your product stash look like? Is it bare? Is is overflowing with products from the department store, grocery store and old gifts you were given?
I have many times over cleaned up bathroom/cosmetic products for my girlfriends. I have sat down with them and asked,
“Why do you need eight different [...]
When I look at the toys from my childhood today it’s fascinating how they are so different from the toys and figures I remember. Like everything, the toys of my past have changed. Barbie has lost a few millimeters of her waist, Cabbage Patch dolls have become stylish and Lisa Frank’s [...]
One of my favorite local health food stores in Oregon, LifeSource, let me do a post for them today! I think it is important to find a local store that you trust to have high quality and healthy products. There are few natural health food stores in my town so I am naturally drawn to [...]
Do you ever think that your products don’t matter?
Perhaps you would like to think there is no difference in what products you use. Take a look at your hand wash. The soap you use, 7 times a day during your 365 days a year with 12 different ingredients, it’s what everyone else uses. What [...]
UPDATE: Since this post I have become more aware of the effects of animal products on aniamls, our bodies and our environments. I no longer use or recommend Burt’s Bees because of the beeswax it contains. Awareness takes time, take a look at a newer post to see what I am aware of [...]