How to Detox Your Body and Home and Why It Helps

How to Detox Your Body and Home (and why it helps)

The whole concept of detoxification was a completely foreign one to me until I started living naturally and eating real food. I never understood or even cared what it was about and now incorporate detox strategies into my daily routine as I find it improves my digestion, helps my mood, increases my energy, and relaxes […]

Green Kid Crafts – Backyard Science Discovery Kit Review

My Merry Messy Life: Green Kids Crafts Backyard Science Discovery Box Review

If you’re looking for something fun and educational for your kids that doesn’t include a screen, Green Kid Crafts is for you! This is such a neat concept because they aim to bring kids a monthly craft that is earth-friendly, educational and fun to build confidence, creativity and appreciation for the environment. We were able […]

Easy Solution to Kill Ant Piles – Club Soda!

My Merry Messy Life: Kill Ants with Club Soda - Easy, Cheap and Non-Toxic!

Today’s post is short and easy, which is sometimes just what we all need! Did you know you can knock out an entire ant pile with just club soda? Yup, it’s true! When we first moved into our new house this spring, my kids were out playing in the driveway and they started to scream. […]

Green & Non-Toxic Carpet Cleaning from All-Star ChemDry

Green and Non-Toxic Carpet Cleaning from All-Star Chem Dry

When we bought our house a few months ago, I knew I wanted the carpets cleaned before we moved in. I could only imagine what kind of dirt and other yummy things could be ground up in those fibers as the previous owners had pets and were a large family. Now that I’ve become educated […]

How To Ditch Paper Products and Go Paper Free

My Merry Messy Life: How to Go Paper Free By Ditching Paper Products in Your Home

Here are my easy and frugal methods of going paper-free – a little way to save trees, money and our planet! You can learn how to ditch paper towels, toilet paper, disposable diapers, paper napkins and more and make your own at home using cloth you may already have. One way I have chosen to […]

Natural Laundry Fragrance and Softener

Natural Laundry Scent and Fragrance

A natural and green method to replace dryer sheets, fabric softener AND add some heavenly fragrance to your freshly washed clothes. And it’s so terribly easy! Once I made the switch from commercial laundry detergent to making my own green, natural detergent for a fraction of the cost, I have really missed the lovely fragrance […]

Woolzies Wool Dryer Balls Review & Giveaway

Woolzies Wool Dryer Balls Review

Wool dryer balls are an excellent green alternative to dryer sheets. I swore off using dryer sheets and fabric softener over a year ago when I learned all about the harmful chemicals they contain. So, now I use vinegar as a fabric softener in the washer, my own homemade laundry detergent that’s very gentle on clothes, […]

Truly’s Natural Deodorant Review

Truly's Natural Deodorant Review

I’ve been making my own deodorant for about a year now with great success, so I was excited to come across Truly’s Natural Deodorant, which is perfect for those of you who’d rather not make your own! What’s the point of using a natural deodorant? I decided to only use natural when I learned of […]

The Oil Cleansing Method – Natural Non-Toxic Face Cleansing

The Oil Cleansing Method - Natural and Non-Toxic Face Cleansing with Oil

The Oil Cleansing Method has allowed me to ditch face soap, lotion and even makeup remover and my skin has never been happier! That’s what I love about natural products – many of them have multiple uses and keep my medicine cabinet clutter-free.┬áNot only that, this method is totally safe with no toxins, sulfates, chemicals […]

Homemade Drain Cleaner – Green and Non-Toxic

DIY Homemade Drain Cleaner

You can make your own drain cleaner using ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, with no worries about the toxic and even fatal chemicals found in drain cleaners. You just need vinegar, baking soda, and citrus fruit peels. Drain cleaners are one of the most toxic chemicals there are, in fact, they are […]