Household

Wool Dryer Balls

Ditch Toxic Dryer Sheets for Wool Dryer Balls

  Ditch Toxic Dryer Sheets for Wool Dryer Balls Wool dryer balls are a great alternative to the traditional dryer sheets that most people use.  We haven’t used dyer sheets in our house for years due to allergies and eczema.  I once bought some spiky plastic dyer balls, and I’ve never noticed enough difference to […] Read more…

Get Rid of Plastic Ziplock Bags for Good

  Do you use plastic ziplock baggies on a regular basis?  Think you can’t live without them?  I sadly admit that I still use plastic ziplock bags fairly often even though I know they are terrible I have been looking for an alternative for a while so I was excited when I got 2 lunchskins […] Read more…

collapsit silicone containers

Silicone Container – an Alternative to Plastic

    What is Silicone Silicone is a hybrid between glass and plastic.  It has the flexibility of plastic, but like glass doesn’t react with most materials.  Silicone is definitely a safer alternative to plastic storage containers, but I still feel that glass is the safest option. Why Avoid Plastic for Food Storage? Plastic food […] Read more…

Bottled Water vs Tap Water

What’s Better: Bottled Water or Tap Water?

Do you know which is better?  There are pros and cons to both bottled water and tap water.  After reading this article I definitely feel like there are a lot of reasons to ditch the plastic water bottles and drink filtered tap water.  We currently use a counter top reverse osmosis system in our house. […] Read more…

Safer Baby Toys

2 Types of Safer Baby Toys you Should be Buying

  Protecting Baby Part II: Toys Read Part 1 – Shampoo Read Part 3 – Baby Bottles Avoid Cheap Plastic Toys We all want to prevent our babies from coming into contact with toxic chemicals that can cause cancer or autism.  Something we don’t often think about is toys.  Babies and kids play with them […] Read more…

6 Reasons Microbeads are Harmful

What are Microbeads? Microbeads are small plastic particles found mainly in cosmetics and personal care products such as face wash, body wash and toothpaste. The Microbead-Free Waters Act (H.R. 1321) was recently approved and will ban the sale of products containing microbeads by July 2018. These is great news because small plastic particles are terrible […] Read more…