woman in kitchen
Food & Drink

How to Set Your Kitchen Up For Success

Sure, we all know we should eat less processed and more home-cooked meals… but that’s easier said than done, right?! Trust me, I get it. I’ve been known to order pizza in a state of exhaustion more than once. But I know how important it is to cook for my kids, so I make it

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Ingredient Safety

Is SLS toxic?

I’ve seen so many comments about people being excited about a product until they found out that it had SLS in it. It’s one of those ingredients that is controversial. But is SLS toxic for real? I’ve tacked other contentious issues like EMFs, essential oils, and fluoride, and now it’s SLS’s turn! Let’s do this…

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Green Living

2019 Green Gift Guide

I used to plan holiday gifts for months. Then I had kids, and with all the other planning and things to stay on top of, shopping started in (late) December. I think there’s a happy medium, and one strategy that I subscribe to that has helped immensely is this: Don’t just give for the sake of

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healthy and green cat and dog
Green Living

Healthy and Green Pet Care

Guest post by Maggie Marton, author of The Zero Waste Pet. Loving pets and loving the planet don’t have to be mutually exclusive.  That sounds obvious, right? You love your pets, and you want to live in a healthy, clean, non-toxic home. But once you start digging into the research on raising an eco-friendly pet,

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Ingredient Safety

There’s No Such Thing As Scientific Proof

I’ve been asked a lot recently for the science that proves we should be concerned about ingredients in our personal care and cleaning products, mattresses, air, and water. It’s from women who’s partners are skeptical and need the science to prove it before they make any changes. I’m not surprised. “There’s no scientific proof” is

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Green Living

What My Husband Really Thinks of Going Green at Home

Ever wish your partner would just trust that you weren’t over-reacting, that paying attention to ingredients mattered, and that investing in your family’s future was worth it? If you’re like so many women I speak with, you might feel like you can’t make the progress you want in your home detox because your husband isn’t

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Beauty & Personal Care

The Products in my Bathroom Right Now

“What do you use, Emma?” I get a lot of DMs and emails with this question, so I figured it was high time I share it all in one place! I’m a minimalist when it comes to my personal care products. When I find a brand I like, I tend to stick with it. So

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Green Living

3 Steps You Need to Take to Detox Your Home Without Overwhelm

So you’ve decided you want to get rid of toxic chemicals from your home. But where do you start? It’s so easy to feel overwhelmed. There are lists, resources, articles, videos… so much information that is supposed to help you; but in reality, we are drowning in it. Today, I’m going to be your life

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