Ten Beauty Products in Your Kitchen

How many times have you been swayed by one luxurious-sounding ingredient in a personal care product?  Perhaps pineapple enzymes, organic olive oil, sea salt…  I only recently began asking myself, “why not go straight to the source?”  If those ingredients are so good for my skin, why purchase something that is 99% filler and only (read more…)

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New on Simple Kids: Eco-Friendly Lunch Containers for a Smarter Planet

I know that Simple Organic readers will be excited about Mariah’s post on Simple Kids today. Even if you don’t have children of your own, you can take advantage of these eco-friendly lunch container ideas anytime you need to pack your own lunch. From her post: We decided to shed our plastic baggies and set (read more…)

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19 tips for making your home paperless

About a month ago, Maya wrote a fabulous post about going paperless in the kitchen.  It got me brainstorming on the myriad ways we can further the paperless trend in our whole house. See, I detest paper clutter.  It’s my absolute arch nemesis in our home.  Receipts, napkins, bills, food wrappers…  With two preschoolers and (read more…)

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Green Goal-Setting, Part 2: Home Life

Last week, we looked at different ways we can set green goals in our personal lives. Hopefully by now, you’ve had a chance to look over all the options, and you’ve narrowed it down to one thing that you will focus on first. Then, you may have even chosen a second and third goal to (read more…)

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Weekend link love

Training Kids to Help in the Kitchen :: Keeper of the Home DIY Glass Bubble Chandelier :: Small Notebook (my daughter will go nuts over this) To Keep in Touch :: Soule Mama Turn off the TV and Improve Married Life :: Zen Family Habits (a guest post from SM columnist Corey of Simple Marriage) (read more…)

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