Not So Soft Scrub

There are several synthetic chemicals in the popular product, Soft Scrub. Unfortunately, Soft Scrub does more than just scrub. One of its ingredient’s, Sodium Hypochlorite, is linked to Cancer, Lymphoma and Leukemia 🙁 Creating a safe and effective scrub with natural ingredients is easy. Here are a few combinations (see below) that I’ve used; the…

Dirty Facts

150 chemicals found in the home are linked to: Cancer Allergies Birth Defects Psychological disorders 50% of all illness is due to poor indoor air quality The toxic chemical found in room deodorizers is found in the blood of 95% of children and adults Every year there are between 5 and 10 million household poisonings…

Pledge Not to Pledge

Americans have used Pledge® for over 50 years. A product that we have deeply trusted but a cleaning product, like all others, that isn’t required by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) to list its ingredients on the product label. But, manufacturer’s are required to disclose their ingredients on a document issued to the government called…

Do-it-Yourself Scouring Powder

Popular scouring powders contain ingredients known to cause Cancer, Respiratory Distress, Lymphoma, Lung Cancer, Lung Tumors, Allergies and Skin Irritations. Create your own scouring powder at home with affordable and simple yet very effective ingredients.What you will need: Essential Oils Baking soda (alum-free preferred) Glass sugar shaker (available at local dollar stores) How to:Fill the…

Fall Soup

Here’s a recipe for a healthy fall soup. You can get all of the ingredients from your local farm stand or farmers market. Make extra for a friend or neighbor! Ingredients: 5 – 8 red potatoes cubed (roasted in 450 degree oven with olive oil, sea salt, rosemary, thyme for 25 minutes) 1 large onion…

Yes and No Moisturizers

* Truly Moisturize and Nourish our Skin* Save Money. Buy in Bulk * Use Natural Products on your skin; it’s natural * Support Your Health, Healing * Relieve Dry/Cracked Skin* Reduce Appearance of Wrinkles* Avoid Waste of Product Containers YES (these all-natural moisturizers are perfect for using on their own, blended with each other or…

Insect-Repelling Incense

Summertime, campfires, camping, outdoor meals in New York do not come without Insects! These handmade incense add a nice ambiance and natural way to repel insects this time of year… What You’ll Need: Blank Incense, available from Lavender Lane Forever Essential Oils: (Geranium, Patchouli, Peppermint, Purification essential oil blend (from Young Living) How To: Choose…

Dear Colgate Palmolive Company

Dear Colgate-Palmolive Company: Please tell me why you have chosen these ingredients for your toothpaste? Toothpaste, a product placed in the mouth of children and adults, absorbed by the mucous membranes in the buccal cavity of the mouth and then absorbed into the bloodstream. This is a product families are using every day, twice a…

Every Day is Earth Day

The National Calendar says it’s Earth Day. Considering the current condition of our planet, the health of Americans, the quality of our indoor and outdoor air, every day should be lived as Earth Day. On this national day, here are some tips to consider every day… Buy in bulk, using glass ball jars or containers…