Category Archives: the environment around us

A Husband’s Thank You

It’s not the link to the article that caught my eye when this post showed up on my newsfeed. I had seen it before and I have been aware for most of my life that main brand shampoos, cosmetics, and such, contain … Continue reading

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DIY Organic Garden Fertilizer

It’s true – you don’t have to pay extra money for the best fertilizer around. Here’s why and how to make some from common leftover scraps that most people throw away. EGGSHELLS  Why: Eggshells nourish the soil by providing a steady … Continue reading

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Natural Alternatives to Pesky Problems

Tackling Sugar Ants, Dirty Ovens and Clogged Drains Cheaply and Naturally ANTS: Each year, as the snow melts and the flowers bloom, I enjoy watching my children as they watch, in awe, at the ants that build their mounds and … Continue reading

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Garden Hoses – A Potential Health Risk

Every summer we fill up the water tables and kiddie pools, turn on the toy sprinkler and let the kids have some water fun out in the backyard, while my husband and I tend to our organic garden. What we … Continue reading

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The Nose Knows

Think Twice Before Using Artificially Scented Candles and Air Fresheners Somewhere along the way, as humans learned to make their way on this earth, they (we) became more and more conscious of the smells coming from our bodies and our … Continue reading

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