Happy Tot Greek Yogurt Giveaway

Happy Tot Greek Yogurt from Happy Family Brands

Have you been properly introduced to Happy Family brands yet? Well, allow me the pleasure! They are an organic superfoods company that specialize in convenient tasty, healthy treats that kids love! I’m such a big fan of their concept and products that I’m a blog ambassador for the company. One of my favorite products is their […]

Homemade Moisturizing Baby Shampoo and Body Wash Recipe {free printable label}

Natural Moisturizing Baby Shampoo with Dr. Bronner's

A super simple and gentle shampoo and body wash for babies and even adults. I use this same formula as my body wash, too! It is non-toxic, sulfate and paraben free, and gentle on that brand new skin. To get a shampoo like this in the store, you’d have to pay a good $10 or […]

Homemade Natural Anti-Itch Rub with Free Printable


Mosquitos are the enemy of the state around here, and they love to eat on Gabriel and I. Each bite causes a welt on his little limbs and he scratches them until they bleed. Definitely not good with the combo of dirty hands and a national West Nile Virus outbreak going on! We have to make sure he […]

Homemade All-Natural Foaming Hand Soap with Free Printable Label

All Natural Foaming Hand Soap Recipe - Non-Toxic

I’ve been using Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap non-stop since my first gallon arrived from Amazon six months ago (buy it here). If you’ve been following my blog since then, you know how much I LOVE this amazing soap (I wrote a whole post on it). I use it in cleaning products, in the shower, and […]

Lion Brand Nature’s Choice Organic Cotton Yarn {product review}


I was so excited when the nice UPS man dropped off package in the mail from Lion Brand for me, full of Lion Brand’s Nature’s Choice yarn in organic cotton! Soft and chemical-free, can’t get better than that. I’ve been wanting to use this yarn for a long time, but just couldn’t bring myself to buy it […]

Homemade Diaper Rash Cream – Natural & Non-Toxic


Here is one homemade diaper rash cream that seriously works – and it’s 100% all natural, organic and pure luxury for sweet little bums. I have always been a huge fan of Desitin, well, since becoming a parent three years ago, that is. That stuff just plain WORKS. We started off using Boudreaux’s Butt Paste, but […]

DIY Homemade Organic Lotion & Hair Cream

Homemade Organic Lotion and Body Butter

I am in love with my new homemade, organic body lotion. It is divine, decadent, and so rich. It looks and smells so good I wanna eat it and it is doing wonders for both my skin and hair! The coconut oil gives a refreshing coconut smell that always reminds me of the beach, and […]

Community Supported Agriculture – Join a CSA


Ever heard of Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA? It’s an alternative way to support local farms and benefit communities with fresh, locally grown food. Here’s how it works – at the beginning of the growing season (around this time of the year – March to April), famers offer a certain number of shares to the […]

DIY Baking Soda Shampoo & Apple Cider Vinegar Conditioner – 100% Green & Effective!

Baking Soda Shampoo and Apple Cider Vinegar Conditioner

I can only imagine how much money I’ve spent in my lifetime experimenting with all different types of shampoos, conditioners, mousses, and hair gels to tame my unruly curls (see my other post on how I care for my curly hair). Since switching to baking soda shampoo and apple cider vinegar conditioner a year ago, I […]

The Magic and Reality of Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap


On my mission to make my house green and non toxic, I came across chatter on the web about the wonders of Castile Soap, specifically, Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap. I was intrigued because my mom says my grandmother used to use Castile Soap to wash her delicate clothes back in the 50′s and 60′s, and it […]