If you have been following this blog for awhile you probably know that I love Fair Trade products. You may even know the story of how I learned more about Fair Trade first hand by a Fair Trade pepper farm in Mexico and getting to attend a Fair Trade workers meeting. The bottom line is that I love that shopping Fair Trade products means that I am making a tangible difference in … [Read more...] about 12 Fair Trade Chocolate Companies That Make Delicious Treats
Green Living and Eco-Friendly Tips
Green living ideas, eco friendly cleaning tips, eco friendly home ideas, and going green tips for the eco-friendly family and eco friendly kids.
There are so many creams and lotions in stores that it might just be overwhelming to try and find something simple and good for your skin in times when it might need some extra TLC! Many of us get the occasional break out or blemish and it's great to have something on hand to help treat it and help heal our skin. I did some research and tried out a few different Young Living … [Read more...] about Natural DIY Skin Blemish Treatment Recipe
I discovered early on in our parenting days that store bought creams/balms were often filled with undesirable ingredients especially products for children! My daughter had really dry skin when she was younger and none of the things friends were suggesting were working at all in clearing up her dry skin. Some products made it even worse. That's when I started researching how to … [Read more...] about Nourishing Body Balm Recipe- Great For Kids and Adults!
In the winter my skin gets pretty dry. I think that's common for lots of people. Lotion works great but sometimes I just love using my DIY body oil for even more hydration...especially before bed. It does take a little bit of time to soak in so I wouldn't use it right before putting slacks on. I like the deep moisture that it provides. Often times lotion will soak in and then … [Read more...] about How To Make Body Oil- You’ll Love This DIY Hydrating Recipe
You probably have a ton of travel size hand sanitizers but do you have a travel size sanitizing spray? We love this all natural sanitizing spray and keep a couple in our cars and in our bags. This convenient sanitizing spray is great to spray on steering wheels, kids backpacks, airplane seats, door handles and even grocery cart handles! It's in a convenient 1 ounce size too … [Read more...] about DIY Sanitizing Spray- Perfect For Travel
I'm always thinking of easy DIY gifts that I can whip up quickly to give to teachers, friends, neighbors, etc...this Jolly Gingerbread DIY Brown Sugar Scrub would make a great Christmas gift! Most everybody has fairly dry (often rough) skin in the wintertime. Skin is usually in need of a good exfoliation scrub once or twice a week and of course it needs extra moisture too. This … [Read more...] about Jolly Gingerbread DIY Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe…great for gifts!
I love a good foot scrub but I also have really started loving a cooling foot mask! I played around with a few different recipes and I think I have landed on a really good one. During this time of the year especially it feels like I am running around all over the place getting things together for Thanksgiving and then of course for Christmas. Our feet can really take a beating … [Read more...] about Homemade Foot Mask Recipe- Quick and Easy