Tag Archives: eco-friendly

Earthpaste Toothpaste

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Even prior to going green I have used a glycerin based toothpaste. I figured that a “natural” toothpaste would be better, but depending on what you read about glycerin, it may not be that much healthier for your teeth. That’s where Earthpaste comes in. Continue reading Earthpaste Toothpaste

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Chagrin Valley Moisturizing Solid Lotion Bar in Serenity Grove Review

I have been loyal to the Rocky Mountain Soap Company body butters for years and years, but of course I leaped at the chance to try something different from another company.  I make regular purchases from Chagrin Valley Soap and Salve so it was easy to tack this on to my last order.

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Meatless Mondays – Fresh and Light Tomato Basil Pasta

Our backyard garden was very productive this year and I have found myself the proud owner of 7 lbs of fresh, organic tomatoes.  I will start to can some of them once they start to get a little soft, but for now my boyfriend and I are enjoying the fruits of our labour, literally.

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Meatless Mondays – Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan BBQ ‘Chicken’ Pizza

It took a little while to get this recipe to a point where I wanted to share it with everyone.  The consistency of the pizza dough is beyond strange, but it puffs up to make a light, fluffy thin crust.  Just have your spatula ready.

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Composting 101

When I first wanted to compost I was a little overwhelmed.  It seemed so daunting to figure out the right balance of green matter versus brown matter, how I’d store food waste in my kitchen before I brought it to the composter, and then even which composter to choose!  So many things to consider.  Thankfully I had the support of my boyfriend and handy-dandy google to help out.

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Wishlist Wednesdays – Fashion Edition

I like fashion and try to keep up with some trends, but when it comes to green, sustainable clothing you have to be prepared to invest. Mass production just isn’t the same with eco-friendly fabrics and companies, but you definitely don’t have to  sacrifice style for sustainability. Here are a few companies I’d like to buy from and a few items from each that I have my eye on.  Continue reading Wishlist Wednesdays – Fashion Edition

Hand washing vs. Dishwashers

Believe it or not, using a dishwasher is significantly more energy efficient than washing by hand. Who knew? I sure didn’t. 

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