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Fermented Ketchup

It's a safe bet that most Americans love ketchup, but put the word "fermented" in front of anything and people get a little freaked out. It shouldn't be a scary word because people eat fermented [...]

By | May 30th, 2013|Categories: In the Kitchen|2 Comments

Pinterest DIY: Waterproofing Fabric Shoes

You might have seen my other Pinterest DIY: Wool Dryer Balls, which turned out decently, so I wanted to share another Pinterest DIY that was really easy to do, even with a little helper: DIY [...]

By | May 29th, 2013|Categories: General|0 Comments

Pinterest DIY: Wool Dryer Balls

So many of us spend hours on Pinterest, pinning every amazing thing out there and making loads of wonderful plans to make the things they pin. How many of those pins actually get implemented? My [...]

By | May 24th, 2013|Categories: Clean Body, Clean Home, General|6 Comments

Going Diaper Free: Part 2

Now that my husband's break between school and the start of his internship has ended, I figured I should get back to blogging! I've got a lot of messages, texts and questions about how the [...]

By | May 22nd, 2013|Categories: General|9 Comments

Gardening Success: Sheet Mulching!

Sheet Mulching, graphic from Gaia's Garden I've talked a bit about food and shared some projects, but I haven't yet shared about another passion of mine: gardening! I'm not much into flowers apart [...]

By | May 13th, 2013|Categories: Gardening, General|1 Comment

Your toothpaste may be toxic. Here’s how to make your own

Homemade Tooth Powder It's great that everyone is trying to reduce their toxic load these days, but many don't realize what's hiding inside their toothpaste. So I've got a recipe that just uses [...]

By | May 8th, 2013|Categories: Clean Body, Clean Home, General|0 Comments