4 Ways for an Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

1. Biodiversity. 99 percent of the turkey eaten in the U.S. comes from a single breed. Choosing alternative “heritage” turkeys helps to preserve biodiversity and supports sustainable farming methods. Order one online at heritagefoodusa.com 2. Buy Local Obviously it is always recommended to buy local. There are many farmers that raise turkeys and will even […]

Naturally Fight Against Poison Ivy

Due to my recent camping trip, and my generous donation of poison ivy on various parts of my body, I have decided to do a bit of research on it and figured I’d share it here along with some environmentally save alternatives to herbicides and other dangerous chemicals. Some safe alternatives to remove poison ivy […]

Get Rid of Ants Naturally

Boric Acid: Mix this with some cocoa powder, flour, or other powdered food (I use sugar) and it helps kill anything with an exoskeleton. Boric acid is a 100% effective method since the acid eats the body of the insect, and they can never become immune to that! It isn’t instant. You just need to […]

Three Ways to Kill Mold Naturally

By Annie B. Bond, author of Home Enlightenment (Rodale, 2005). A proliferation of mold and mildew can be the hallmark of hot and humid summers. I have a friend who has green mold growing on the shoes in her closet! A humidifier might be the best help for her, but there are also three natural […]

Product Review: Natural Toilet Brush

I ordered an organic toilet brush from Greenfeet.com which I finally used for the first time with much success. The brush itself is made from coconut fibers, which are said to clean better than synthetic fibers, and the handle is made of wood, making it 100% biodegradable. What annoyed me the most about conventional brushes, […]