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No Such Thing as “Safe” Plastic?

No Such Thing as “Safe” Plastic?

Just when you thought you had BPA-free dialed in, and had slowly converted all your water bottles, food containers, lunchboxes, sippy cups, etc. over to the plastic alternatives that proudly advertise themselves as BPA free, disturbing new cases of c ...
A Trick for Refreshing Denim Without a Wash

A Trick for Refreshing Denim Without a Wash

Ever buy a pair of expensive – like really expensive – jeans? If they were made from raw denim, also known as dry denim, you may have gotten some very specific care-and-cleaning advice before leaving the store: don’t wash them. At all. For six months ...
Get Crafty: Use Vegetables to Hand-Stamp Tea Towels

Get Crafty: Use Vegetables to Hand-Stamp Tea Towels

Roasting, sautéing, stir-frying, even juicing—the ways to prep and enjoy vegetables are endless. But here’s one that might not have crossed your mind. With some creative carving and a little paint, you can use veggies as crafty stamps to add colorful ...
6 Easy Ways to Green Your Life

6 Easy Ways to Green Your Life

Years ago, it seemed like going green was just a trend. But the movement has now grown into a lifestyle that many eco-conscious consumers are choosing. The idea of going green goes beyond tree-hugging—this way of life encompasses all things healthy a ...
How to Get Rid of Lingering Odors

How to Get Rid of Lingering Odors

Sniff..sniff…what’s that smell? Ever notice that even after scrubbing a surface, lathering up post-garlic chopping or rinsing and repeating Fido’s weekly shampoo that the odor persists? Maybe you’ve tried splashing on tomato juice or peroxide to snuf ...
7 Ways to Teach Your Children to Respect Mother Earth

7 Ways to Teach Your Children to Respect Mother Earth

They paved paradise and put up a parking lot generations before we became moms, and since then the world has become a place where food comes from colorful boxes instead of farms and entertainment takes place on hand-held screens instead of running ar ...