Category: Cleaner Living

Cleaner Living: Learn a Toxin a Day to Keep the Doctor Away

Understanding what toxins may be lurking  in products we use on ourselves and our families and what alternatives are out there either in the store or in your kitchen cabinet are important for Working Moms to know for several reasons: Companies care about a bottom line, not necessarily your family.  So to save time and/or

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Cleaner Living: No More Face Products!

So after taking a look at my hair care routine I decided to look at other ways I was using products with unnecessary and harmful chemicals.  Next up was my face! I never had blemishes until I was 21.  I have a pretty classic “T-zone” which means I get most of my oil and breakouts

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Arsenic and….Apple Juice?

Picture is from this website There’s been a lot of talk about apple juice lately as Consumer Reports/Dr. Oz both have done an expose’ on the arsenic (and lead!) levels found in samples of bottled or boxed apple (and grape) juices. Here’s the lowdown: – Arsenic is a naturally occurring element.  It is abundant in

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Cleaner Living: I banished my shampoo

Welcome to the first Cleaner Living Column! Most people who want to reduce their chemical use, may start with something innocuous like kitchen cleaner, something that no one will really see or care about if it goes wrong or doesn’t work. NOT ME! I picked my hair! For background, I currently have shoulder length, auburn/brown

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