12 Things that may be Messing with your Hormones

Let’s talk hormones, specifically, “endocrine disruptors”. You may have heard the term, but do you know what they are and what they can do? Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that interfere with the endocrine system (aka our hormones). Both men and women have hormones and can both be effected by them. So how do they chemicals…

What's Hiding in your Labels?

I have touched on label reading a bit in an older post, but I would like to dive deeper into it today. It is very unfortunate that as consumers, we should have to go to the length of always checking the labels on our food. For the most part, I try to stick with the…

The Best Healthy Living Websites

I am always trying to keep up with the latest news in the health industry. Below I listed a few blogs that I couldn’t go live without. They focus on health, fitness, mindfulness, parenting, toxins, beauty and travel. Mind Body Green – This is a great website that has advice for almost everything you could…

DIY Carpet Cleaner/Deodorizer

In an attempt to reduce the toxins in my home, I started making a few natural, toxic-free cleaning products. I have pets, and the last thing I want them walking around on is something toxic. I used to use a carpet deodorizer from Arm & Hammer that was made specifically for pets. Every time I…

Flammable Clothes?

Lately, I have become more conscience of reading labels. An interesting thing happened last weekend when I was doing laundry; I noticed a warning on my fabric softener. It said that “using this product can make clothing more flammable”. What?! I couldn’t believe I had been using this stuff and I had no idea!I knew…