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How to tell if that affordable non-toxic mattress is truly healthy

When someone asks about affordable non-toxic mattress recommendations in my Green Product Forum Facebook Group, I’m always amazed at how quickly new brands seem to pop up! One of my most popular blog posts talks about why it’s important to pay attention to what you sleep on, along with some of my preferred brands. But the

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what's the best drinking water filter
Food & Drink

How to Find the Best Drinking Water and Shower Filter

There are a few different reasons why you’d want to filter the water in your home. How you go about doing it can lead you on a trail of options that’s enough to leave you cross-eyed. In this blog, I break down some of the big considerations to help you make an informed choice so

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natural products
Green Living

Can You Fit Natural Products in Your Budget?

The number one struggle I hear from members of my Green Product Forum about making the switch to healthier, greener, more natural products is time and money. OK, that’s two struggles. But they are more often than not connected. It’s not surprising. Green products are notoriously more expensive than their conventional counterparts, at least when

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Green Living

The Green at Home 2017 Gift Guide

Sometimes the pressure of the holidays can make it seem easier to fall back into regular shopping patterns… the big box stores, the impulse buys, the waste. It does seem easier. But there are so many great green options for gift-giving that won’t have you giving up your priorities. If you’re just getting started, start

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Organic sheets in a green bedroom
Household Products

Organic Sheets and Non-Toxic Bedding

When it was time to up-size my kids’ beds, I spent my time worrying about the mattresses and forgot about the bedding until the last minute. In fact, my daughter’s new bed was assembled, with the mattress in place, before I clued in that we had no sheets. So, I took my her on a

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non-toxic mattress brands and where to buy
Household Products

What to Look for in a Non-Toxic Mattress: Brands and Where to Buy

It seems crazy that something we spend one third of our lives on might be toxic. Yet while your mattress isn’t toxic in the sense that it’ll kill you on contact (well, not likely anyways), it may have some less-than-desirable ingredients. Most people think of non-toxic mattresses for a new baby’s crib – but we

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non-toxic non-stick cookware
Household Products

Non-Toxic Non-Stick Cookware

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about non-toxic non-stick cookware in my Facebook Group, the Green Product Forum, so I wanted to share some tips and specific product recommendations here. If you’re like most people, you start to think about toxins in your food before other areas of your kitchen. Maybe you’ve heard that

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Green Living

11 Non-Toxic Ways to Kill Weeds

  Weeds: the bane of a gardener’s existence. If you want a beautiful lawn, healthy vegetables or flourishing fruit, you need weeds to stop taking up valuable space. Chemical weed killers may be effective, but they can be toxic to the environment. Luckily, you’ve got options to get rid of weeds in eco-friendly ways. 1.

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