Make Your Own Honey Beauty Products

By Debbie, Simple Living 101 This information is for entertainment purposes. Please use caution when using any products on your skin. These are home recipes and should be viewed as such. Flowers are blooming and millions of bees are getting ready for another summer of producing honey. Honey is a great ingredient for homemade beauty […]

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Practical Green Gifts

Practical gifts do not necessarily have to be boring gifts. In fact, it’s often the practical gifts that are used the most and appreciated. Here are some practical gift ideas, that are also earth friendly. Organic Pillows: A good pillow is another pricey item, that makes a great gift – because it says, I care about […]

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Reusable School Lunch Bags

If you’ve followed recent news, you’ll know that the vinyl in lunchbags displaying popular cartoon characters from big chain stores, may contain lead. Although a recall has just been activated, it’s too early to tell exactly how big it will be. If you’re concerned out lead in your child’s lunch bags, consider switching to eco-friendly, […]

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Eco-Friendly Green Cleaning Tips

Green cleaning has been coined to describe a trend away from chemically-reactive and toxic cleaning products which contain various toxic chemicals that can cause respiratory and dermatological problems among other adverse effects. Natural Cleaners found in your home: There are five natural cleaners no home should be without. Baking soda: A mild, natural abrasive; can […]

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Paint it Green with Pollutant-Free Paint

Finding environmentally safe paint is now easy and accessible. Eco-friendly paints are those that have low VOC coatings (Volatile Organic Compounds) and have no harmful chemical components as defined by Green Seal. These paints also supersede regular paints in that they meet performance standards for scrubbability, hiding power and washability. The Green Seal, Inc., Washington, […]

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