Eco-friendly, One Step at a Time

An All-Natural Cleaner That Really Works? Yes, Please!

How do you keep your oven door clean and clear?

This problem has plagued me since I made oven baked fried chicken in a cast-iron skillet. And because I don’t use chemical-laden products, my options have been limited. Vinegar and baking soda are great for cleaning almost anything. But greasy oven doors with baked-in gunk? Not so good.

So for the longest time, I put up with an oven door so dirty, I couldn’t clearly see what I was baking.

That is, until I discovered Universal Stone Cleaner.

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3 Options for Nasal Irrigation

I used to get allergic rhinitis several times a year. And it always involved appointments with a specialist, ear and sinus infections, and, finally, having to take antibiotics. Several times a year. Until I discovered nasal irrigation. Nasal irrigation is, quite simply, the cleansing of our nasal passages with warm salt water. It flushes away irritants andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Green Smoothies Without Recipes – An Easier Way to Get Healthy

Have you ever tried to incorporate green smoothies into your daily diet, but failed? I know I have. I bought a and books with green smoothie recipes. I even paid for a green smoothie recipe app. But after trying a few green smoothies, I could not make a habit of drinking them. Guiltily, I keptContinue Reading

What to Look for in Baby Clothes

Below is a post from Marks & Spencer, one of my favorite stores. I’d like to add that, aside from zippers, you’ll want to beware of long ties and ribbons on baby’s clothes, because these pose a strangulation hazard. How to Make Your Baby Protected and yet Fashionably Cute When it comes to dressing yourContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Do Cloth Diapers Really Make a Difference?

When disposable diapers were first invented, I bet parents thought they were the best thing ever. But as interest in protecting the environment and avoiding toxins increased, parents have revisited the cloth diapers. Now we have all kinds of options in both disposable and cloth diapers. The question for new mothers is – do clothContinue ReadingContinue Reading