My sisters and I are revelling in the fresh, organic produce at our local farmer’s market. We can’t stand to think that the season for so many of our favorites is coming to an end already, so we’ve been scouring the planet for the best food dehydrator to helps us preserve some of the goodness. […]
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Updated: 7/9/2013 A reader asks, “Do you know of any PVC-free air mattresses? That seems to be the question of the century! Almost ALL inflatable products are made from PVC, which can contain hormone-disrupting phthalates, lead and other nasty chemicals. We’re a camping family, so it’s something we’ve been actively searching for over the last […]
You may have asked yourself, “What in the world is green cleaning, and is it *really* that important?” Well, we think it really is that important, and we’re explaining the why’s and how’s for you.
I suppose that bleach will forever be touted as the most powerful disinfecting, whitening, mold-killing cleaning product available. But that’s not really true.
For our last Christmas gift guide, we’re focusing on interactive toys and projects for older kids with the goal of fun, eco-minded education. Our tweens are always excited to get a cool new activity kit, and each of them has a different specialty to work with. The homeschooled kids in our family love these types […]
Welcome to our 2nd Christmas shopping guide! This time around, we focused on safe gifts for the preschoolers in your life. These toys require a little more coordination to use, and they’re perfectly interactive. Growing brains is our top priority here, and we’ve done it safely without BPA, PVC, phthalates, lead, flame retardants or toxic […]
This year, we’re bringing you a series of Safe Christmas Gift Shopping Guides. What better way to start off the holiday season? In this edition, we hand-picked our favorite safe and affordable toys for your teeny weeny under 2 years old, and we made sure that each one is free of the humbugs that don’t […]
This week I have the chance to highlight Zenoobi, a fantastic company whose passion resides in being a trustworthy, go-to resource for a large selection of safer, more sustainable products. They focus on providing unique and carefully sourced eco-friendly, natural and organic products for babies and kids ranging from lunch gear, skin care, clothing, bedding, furniture, toys and crafts […]
The generous folks at Zuvo contacted us recently with an opportunity to try out one of their water filtration systems, so I jumped at the chance! I’d already been looking for a better, yet affordable, alternative to our filtered water pitcher, and the Zuvo Water Filtration System was definitely the answer. I opted for the […]
I recently had the opportunity to try out several very innovative products made by GreenPaxx. Cindy, the owner of the company, has set her mind on creating a healthier environment for her family along with a more sustainable future for the earth, hence the birth of her business. After speaking with her just once, I […]