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A True Find: Dr. Weil Baby
Tuesday, 12 Oct, 2010 – 18:10 | Comments Off on A True Find: Dr. Weil Baby
A True Find: Dr. Weil Baby

A TRUE FIND: Weil Baby BPA-free and glass bottles and nipples.
THE GOODS: BPA/EA Free Baby Bottles, glass baby bottles, sippy cups, training cups, drinking cups, baby gifts and sets, and accessories.
THE EXPERIENCE: According to …

Green Quest #3: Treat Trick for Green Halloween?
Tuesday, 12 Oct, 2010 – 12:30 | Comments Off on Green Quest #3: Treat Trick for Green Halloween?
Green Quest #3:  Treat Trick for Green Halloween?

There are many ways to go green for Halloween, such as choosing heirloom for your Jack-O-Lantern (such as is used in the photo), costumes that support reuse (old sheets, clothes, yarn), natural materials (cotton, berries …

A True Find: Auto Dish Detergent That Works
Thursday, 7 Oct, 2010 – 19:08 | 2 Comments
A True Find:  Auto Dish Detergent That Works

A TRUE FIND: Seventh Generation Automatic Dishwasher Detergent Concentrated Pacs
THE GOODS: For years I’ve watched as the green cleaning product industry has wrestled with providing phosphate-free dish detergents that worked.
Until a year or …

Citrus Peel for Fleas – Ask Annie
Friday, 20 Aug, 2010 – 9:10 | Comments Off on Citrus Peel for Fleas – Ask Annie
Citrus Peel for Fleas – Ask Annie

Hi Annie,
In your book “Better Basics for the Home” you mention that citrus peel extract is effective in fighting flea’s. The only place I’ve been able to find it are places like iherb.com …

Petroleum-Free Tiki Torches
Wednesday, 23 Jun, 2010 – 13:38 | Comments Off on Petroleum-Free Tiki Torches
Petroleum-Free Tiki Torches

If the disaster in the Gulf is inspiring you to look for ways to reduce your petroleum oil “footprint,” one good place to look is at your use of Tiki torches. Except for a very …

Aloe Vera – Conditioner for Hair Loss
Thursday, 10 Jun, 2010 – 15:37 | 3 Comments
Aloe Vera – Conditioner for Hair Loss

Aloe Vera has been used for centuries as a skin and hair conditioner. It has also been used to treat hair loss because it balances the pH of the scalp, cleanses the pores, and …

Lead-Free Dishes
Thursday, 5 Nov, 2009 – 21:02 | 2 Comments
Lead-Free Dishes

Glazed china, mostly made prior to 1970 or newly imported, is a big source of lead in diets. The glazing that’s applied to the dinnerware is the real culprit. Glazing creates a glossy finish that …

Bamboo EcoSox!
Thursday, 29 Oct, 2009 – 13:16 | Comments Off on Bamboo EcoSox!
Bamboo EcoSox!

“Bamboo is the new cotton,” notes the LAtimes.com, and what better way to get a feel for bamboo than in a pair of new socks? EcoSox.com has a line of bamboo active sport socks made …

Natural Candy – A Store All About It
Saturday, 24 Oct, 2009 – 13:35 | One Comment
Natural Candy – A Store All About It

With UK pediatricians asking parents to stop feeding their children food with artificial dyes because the dyes are neurotoxic and can cause behavioral problems, it seems completely appropriate for parents to look for candy that …

DIY Floating Pumpkin Candles
Wednesday, 21 Oct, 2009 – 16:57 | One Comment
DIY Floating Pumpkin Candles

I honestly don’t remember how I came up with the idea of making floating pumpkin candles, but I remember that my daughter was young when I did, and she and her dad and I have …