Craft: Yarn Bomb an Oatmeal Container {tutorial}

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About two months ago, we switched to using only cloth paper towels (check out how else we use cloth instead of paper products on my Green Homemaking page), and I decided I needed a pretty container in which to hold them so I could proudly display it on the countertop (and encourage us to use […]

How We Ditched Paper Napkins and Went to Only Cloth with No Sewing

How to Switch to All Cloth Napkins with No Sewing

I have learned so many things from my dear friend Tana. She got me back on the cloth diaper train, encouraged me to try elimination communication (if you’ve heard of this, then you are a true natural parent!), introduced me to homemade green cleaning products by showing me her “Clean House Clean Life” book, and when […]

12 Ways to Make Less Trash and Go Green

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When I think of trash, the first image that pops into my head are the huge piles of trash from the hilarious movie, Idiocracy, starring Luke Wilson. He gets cryogenically frozen in the year 2006 and wakes up 500 years later in a land full of idiots, with piles of trash as large as skyscrapers all around. […]

DIY Wool Dryer Balls (From Wool Roving)

Wool Dryer Balls to Replace Fabric Softener Sheets

Wool dryer balls are easy to make and provide a green, chemical-free and safe alternative to fabric softener sheets. Add some drops of essential oils for fragrance, and you’ll never miss those chemical-laden dryer sheets again! My olfactory senses have recently gone through a transformation. Ever since my journey to the dark side, or green side, rather, […]