Plastics. I can hardly say the word without making the "yuck" face. Don't get me wrong I understand that plastics have done some wondrous things for us, especially in medicine and in medical devices. But plastics are EVERYWHERE these days. Corporate America is telling me I need to drink out of plastic, eat off of plastic, wrap my food in plastic, carry my stuff in plastic bags, store my kids toys in plastic, and buy up single use plastics as much as possible to make my like easier. What they … [Read more...]
A Quick Fix – Removing Mildew Smell From Laundry
As the weather warms my kids are staying outside longer. The garden house is already being turned on for quick sprinkler sessions when they get overheated from play. Soon they will be in the pool. All of this means wet clothing, wet swimsuits, and lots of towels. I cannot keep up with the amount of wet clothing and towels that come with spring and summer so I have to accept that I am going to have a fair amount of stinky laundry to wash...laundry with that icky mildew smell. So how do I get it … [Read more...]
Natural Remedies for Dry Skin
Winter time is famous for dry skin. Even though I am venting my dryer indoors and the windows are usually all steamy my youngest and I are still having dry skin issues. If you have dry skin, you know that it’s not just annoying and kinda gross looking, it can also be incredibly uncomfortable. Your face feels tight and your lips may get chapped and your body itches. Conventional moisturizers are a waste of time usually, in my experience at least. The reason may be that the moisturizers simply … [Read more...]
Oh the Drama!
Anyone else have a very dramatic little girl?? Check out this little miss! She and her older brother were swimming at our local pool and they were misbehaving which resulted in her getting kicked in the eye. We promptly left and about an hour after we got home this little punk came out of her room sporting a faux black eye that she had given herself with a black marker. When I took the pictures I had not let her know I was on to her so she thought she was posing for pictures that would … [Read more...]