Living Off The Grid, Interview with Greg Seaman, Founder of EarthEasy.com

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I had such a great time talking with Greg Seaman, the founder of EarthEasy.com, for this podcast. Greg’s story is super interesting: He and his family lived completely off the grid for 30 years on the San Juan Islands (a place I have been, a truly magical place where you can kayak among orca whales).… [read more]

My New Garden Containers From EarthEasy.com and a HUGE Giveaway!

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When we first moved to South Florida this summer, one of the first things I did was research container gardening options. Leaving behind the home we had owned for a long time meant losing my 10×30 garden that I had built with my own two hands. It was gut wrenching. If not for my husband… [read more]

Want to Go Green? Rethink the Pill

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Do you think twice about buying non-organic meat from animals injected with hormones? I do. We even raise and slaughter our own chickens to be sure of what we’re consuming. Concerns about the hormones in non-organic meat are widespread. But do we have the same concerns about the effects of the hormones inside the tiny… [read more]

The Best Housewarming Gift! Shaklee Cleaning Product Review + Giveaway!

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My friend Jaima from Ring Around the Rosies is a Shaklee distributor extraordinnaire. Her team is one of the fastest growing teams in the country. I love how dedicated she is to growing her business and supporting the other women in her team.  I am huge fan of network marketing and if I didn’t already have… [read more]

Give your home better air.

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This past May, when we first moved into our new house by the beach (which is just a rental), I worried about who had lived there last and what their lifestyle was. Were they smokers?  Did they clean the kitchen counters with bleach every day? I had no idea what the indoor air quality was… [read more]

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Confessions of a Reluctant Composter

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  My husband and I have a certain attitude toward our urban garden. I like to think of it as “simplicity,” but with a little more honesty, I might admit to “laziness” being our gardening style. It’s so easy to get overwhelmed, so we like to keep our homesteading as uncomplicated as possible. Our attitude… [read more]

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The Healthiest Night of Sleep You’ll Ever Get: Obasan Organic Mattresses + Exclusive Offer! $95 to $269 value!!

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When we think “organic”, we think “food”. After that, it’s maybe “clothes” or “cleaning supplies”. I don’t see anyone selling organic computers or iPhones (yet!), but, I’m going to tell you about a product that I bet you didn’t even realize could be organic: your mattress.  Yep. That Sealy or Simmons you’ve been sleeping on for… [read more]

Clean your Pots and Pans like a Pro

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Years ago when I did not like to cook or really even know how, part of the reason I hated cooking was because I could never clean my pots and pans all the way.  Or it took an hour to scrub it spotless. So it would take mountains of inspiration to get in the kitchen… [read more]

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EnviroCycle Compost Bin Review & Giveaway!

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Confession:  After Penelope was born, I gave my compost bin the middle finger. I just couldn’t do it anymore.  Something had to give and composting was one of those things that got pushed to the back burner, along with showering, and wearing anything other than yoga pants. Sorry, I take that back: other than sweat… [read more]

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Eco-Friendly Baby Registry and Baby Gift Websites

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Starting a baby registry has been one of the most thrilling tasks I’ve had so far in my first pregnancy. But muddling through a gazillion baby websites to find eco-friendly products can be daunting, so I’ve narrowed down a few places where you can register for the cu and greenest cribs, bibs and everything in… [read more]

Real Food Books for Children

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As many parents, caregivers and teachers are aware, books are a great way to introduce children to new concepts and situations. The stories and visuals allow an idea to blossom in the mind, making a connection to something the child hasn’t actually experienced yet. It also bridges the gap between something a child has experienced,… [read more]

Top 10 Multipurpose Must-Haves

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The wonderful Cassandra has once again come up with a killer post.  This is a must-have list for sure. I have every single thing on this list in my house, except for clay.  Who knew clay was so awesome?  -Stephanie  If you’re a lover of living a more natural, clean life, particularly on a tight… [read more]