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Homemade Natural Hairspray + Free Printable Label

Can you boil water? If the answer is yes then you have the skills required to make hairspray from home!  Not only is it simple to make but it is also inexpensive and made with natural ingredients you probably already have in your home.  By making your own hairspray you will be avoiding all the […]

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Top Picks for an Eco-friendly Halloween

  Halloween is one of my favorite holidays but if you’re not careful what products you are purchasing it can be not so green and unhealthy.  I put together a list of my top 5 picks for eco-friendly Halloween products available from Amazon. You can also read my tips for having a Green Halloween HERE. […]

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Homemade Makeup Brush Cleaner with essential oils

When was the last time you gave your makeup brushes a good deep cleaning? I’m sharing with you a simple homemade makeup brush cleaner that is easy to make and uses common non-toxic ingredients!  Now that I have found this great homemade/diy cleaner I won’t be so lazy when it comes to cleaning my makeup […]

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Tips for Eco-friendly Parenting

This post has been sponsored by Earth911.  All opinions are my own. Providing a safe and healthy environment for my children is the main reason I made the decision to live a green lifestyle.  For me personally, I started to second think every purchase I made because of my children.  My standards for products and […]

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DIY Essential Oils Body Mist

Essential oils have so many benefits for your health and well being but they can also be used to make you smell good!  Ditch the perfume and all the hidden chemicals and use a natural and pure body mist or perfume made from essential oils.  It will probably cost a lot less too!   I never wore perfume […]

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Essential Oils Diffuse Blends Guide with Free Printable

One of my favorite ways to use essential oils is aromatically to help my mood.  I am astonished how essential oils, when diffused in the air, can be very uplifting, while others can be calming and soothing.  You can print my essential oils diffuse blends guide and try out some of my favorite blends! Beyond emotional […]

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Have A Green Halloween

Are you wanting to make this Halloween better for the planet and your kids?  I want my kids to enjoy Halloween but I also want the Halloween experience to be Eco-friendly.  This year we are going to have our greenest Halloween so far with 5 easy tips  I’m sharing with you what I have done […]

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Green & Eco-Friendly Teacher Gift Ideas

Are you thinking about a gift to give your child’s teacher?  I have been looking for good gift ideas that are eco-friendly and organic for my son’s teacher this year.  I also have a free printable you can use to go along with your gift.   Here is my list of ideas. I am putting […]

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Essential Oils Homemade Bug Spray with Free Printable

Essential oils are a natural and effective solution for those pesky bugs and mosquitoes!  I want you to avoid those toxic over the counter bug sprays.  I am sharing a few easy ways you can use natural and safe essential oils for bug bite prevention.  You can apply essential oils directly to your body but […]

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8 DIY Cleaning Recipes with Essential Oils with Free Printable Labels

I make my own cleaning solutions because most store bought cleaners can have toxic and harmful ingredients. Also, making your own cleaners is less expensive. It is very easy and you will know exactly what ingredients are in your home. Benefits of cleaning with essential oils: -Effective -Toxin Free -Safe to use around children and pets […]

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Essential Oils for Bedtime: Bedtime/ Sleepy Spray Recipe with Free Printables

One of the first ways I started using my oils was to help me and my boys fall asleep.  I truly believe in the power of  lavender to help at bedtime!  I originally put a few drops behind our ears and on the back of our necks but now I have made a bedtime spray. […]

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Essential Oils For Cloth Diapering

If you are a cloth diapering Mama then you know it can be hard to keep them smelling fresh.  You may have run into what some call, “The Stinkies”!  I have been cloth diapering my baby for 10 months now but I didn’t start incorporating essential oils into the mix until a couple months ago. […]

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DIY Natural Hand Scrub ~ Get Silky Soft Hands ~ Free Printable

I’ve been making DIY beauty products since I recently started using coconut oil! I love this stuff! I made this super easy natural hand scrub. I used one of my saved 32 oz jars; probably from tomato sauce or apple sauce. Fill jar 3/4 full with regular sugar. Fill the rest of the jar with […]

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Non Toy Gift Ideas for Kids

Non Toy Gift Ideas for Kids

Do you find yourself thinking, “My kids have too many toys as is; why add to the craziness!” I have found myself on this boat and I came up with a list of gift ideas for me and my family to give my boys. This list has gifts your child will still be excited about […]

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Green Kids Summer

GREEN Your Kids Summer! 5 Easy Tips!

1. Use Safe Sun Protection Here are quick tips from EWG: •First Check out your sunscreen rating at EWG’s Guide to Sunscreens. The rating reflects the hazard of the combined ingredients. The lower the rating the better. •Since children are more sensitive to chemical allergens test a small spot on their wrist first. •Apply plenty […]

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