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DIY whitening and disinfecting laundry solutions

DIY whitening and disinfecting laundry solutions

Did you know that laundry detergents contain petroleum derived surfactants and waxes? They are known to be cancerous and can damage immune, cardiovascular, reproductive and respiratory system? A green laundry means healthier clothes for you and your loved ones. Doing your laundry the natural way will help reduce allergies such […]

by March 6, 2014
How to detox your home: An interview with Van Vlahakis, CEO of Earth Friendly Products

How to detox your home: An interview with Van Vlahakis, CEO of Earth Friendly Products

Hard to believe isn’t it? But the most pollution is inside our home, and NOT outside. If we look under your kitchen’s cabinets and check the chemicals on the labels of our home cleaning products we will be surprised. Our golden rule is: If you can’t pronounce the words on […]

by November 5, 2013
Top air purifying plants

Top air purifying plants

Plants are a great decoration for the house. They help provide a natural atmosphere within the comfort of your home. Research from NASA shows that there are indoor plants that can help filter and detoxify the air in your household. If these plants are good enough to clean the air […]

by September 18, 2013
Baking soda cinnamon air freshener

Baking soda cinnamon air freshener

 As we saw, most conventional air fresheners contain chemicals  such as formaldehyde, petroleum distillates, 1,4 dichlorobenzene and aerosol propellants. These chemicals are linked to skin and upper respiratory allergies and may lead to serious diseases. Formaldehyde is classified as a human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. […]

by September 16, 2013
Lavender baking soda air freshener

Lavender baking soda air freshener

Most conventional air fresheners contain basic chemicals  such as formaldehyde, petroleum distillates, 1,4 dichlorobenzene and aerosol propellants. These chemicals are linked to skin and upper respiratory allergies and may lead to serious diseases Formaldehyde is classified as a human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Phthalates are […]

by September 14, 2013
DIY tips on how to make iced tea

DIY tips on how to make iced tea

There are so many reasons to love tea: The crisp yet complex taste, the way it relaxes the nerves, its ability to wake you up, and its warmth that brings people together. Its healing properties makes it one of the second best drinks after filtered water. Tea is usually served hot […]

by September 10, 2013
Bee-friendly gardens may be killing our treasured bees

Bee-friendly gardens may be killing our treasured bees

Have you heard of bee-friendly gardens? Maybe you even have one. A new study was recently published showing that gardeners who are planting “bee-friendly” gardens may actually be harming bees more than helping them. Two environmental group called Friends of the Earth, and the Pesticide Research Institute conduced a study. […]

by September 6, 2013
Homemade apple wax remover

Homemade apple wax remover

Apples are one of Mother Nature’s sweet gifts to us. We have seen how apples contain many health benefits, and may help prevent stroke. They may look shiny and fresh at the supermarket, yet they may not be as clean or healthy as one would think. Apples produce a natural […]

by August 19, 2013