Category Archives: Toxins

“All-Natural” Depilation

Let me warn you ahead of time: There are pictures of my pasty-white, hairy legs ahead. Brace yourselves; it’s not pretty. I’ll admit it, folks; I can’t carry [..]

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A Well-Intentioned Lie

So, hi. I know it’s been since spring that I wrote anything here, and for that I apologize. A few of you have left emails and comments asking [..]

Chickens, Cleaning Products, Community, Eggs, Failures, Food, Gardening, Goals, Habits, Household, Lifestyle, Local Farms, Mental Well-Being, Musing, Personal Responsibility, Planning, Stress, Sustainability, Toxins, Vegetarian , , ,

Realigning the Train Wreck

Despite the icy roads and temperatures of 10 yesterday evening, and despite not really feeling the yoga vibe, I went to class last night vaguely aware I would [..]

Fitness, Health, Mental Well-Being, Stress, Toxins , ,

Throw Away the Air Fresheners – Use Plants!

This is a really fascinating slide show detailing how certain plants help filter Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) from the air in our home, as well as improving overall [..]

Cleaning Products, Houseplants, Toxins

Where is my healthy?

Given up gluten has, ostensibly, removed a toxin from my body that was probably causing a lot of internal inflammation and general unpleasantness, of which I wasn’t ever [..]

Allergies, Gluten-Free, Health, Illness, Mental Well-Being, Personal Hygiene, Toxins ,

10 Things to Avoid in Beauty Products

The Progressive Pioneer put up a great post about 10 highly-toxic substances often found in beauty products. It’s amazing we take all this stuff for granted as being [..]

Health, Personal Hygiene, Personal Responsibility, Toxins ,

Natural deodorant + More natural goodness

Good morning! The ever-resourceful Barbara sent me more information about using natural deodorants, which I’ve employed today. At noon, we’ll see how the stench level is. I used [..]

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