Clean Living 101

Creating a healthy home is life-changing. Join me as we walk through your home together and find places we can bring sustainable health.

How I Got Started

As a professional housekeeper for 15 years, I’ve had my fair share of using chemicals in the home. It wasn’t until I was cleaning a shower one day and ended up with wheezing and a racing heart that I began to realize how detrimental chemicals in our homes can be for our health.

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Creating An Ethical & Responsible Wardrobe | Part 1

By Lauren Dahl | December 6, 2016 |

Taking Responsibility A few months back, I wrote a post on taking responsibility for decisions. I wrote about how we sometimes get overwhelmed and don’t research or look into a subject, because we are afraid of what we’ll find out. We like to tell ourselves that ignorance is bliss. But oftentimes, when we take the…

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Waste for the Holidays

By Lauren Dahl | November 25, 2016 |

It’s easy to think about the ways we create extra waste over the holidays. Just walk out to your sidewalk on trash day right after Christmas. Everyone’s bins are exploding with waste.

Online Workshop | The Clean Life

By Lauren Dahl | October 23, 2016 |

Join myself and Kezia with The Whole Food Diary for our first ever online workshop! The Clean Life workshop is about helping you on your journey to a healthy home, body, and kitchen. Join us live Saturday, November 5 from 9-11am PST or watch it for up to a week after the live event.

Taking Responsibility

By Lauren Dahl | August 15, 2016 |

As I started down this path to exploring all the ways I could make my life healthier, I realized I started asking new questions that were bigger than just my health. Over time, I began to realize I had to start taking responsibility for more than just me.

My Best All-Purpose Cleaner

By Lauren Dahl | August 8, 2016 |

Cleaning the Normal Way I professionally cleaned houses for 15 years. I started out cleaning with typical cleaners such as bleach, 409, and Comet. One day as I was cleaning a shower with Comet, I had a hard time breathing, my eyes were burning, and my heart was racing. I finally “woke up” to the…

How I Grocery Shop: Bulk & Bags

By Lauren Dahl | August 3, 2016 |

I do all my grocery shopping at one store. We have a locally owned organic grocery store (not one of the big chains) that I go to. They have a good bulk section and good produce.

Q & A- Ask Me Anything

By Lauren Dahl | July 13, 2016 |

A friend of my sister suggested that I do a little Q&A time to let people ask questions. So here it is!

My Other Quick “Go-To” Meal

By Lauren Dahl | July 11, 2016 |

We all know the feeling. It’s 5pm, and we just start thinking about dinner. Kids are hungry. Husband is hungry. Not to mention mom is hungry too. I am not much of a meal planner.

Cloth Diapers 101

By Lauren Dahl | July 6, 2016 |

Cloth diapers have been around for a while. They’ve been used for thousands of years. They went “out of style” for a while when disposable diapers came on the scene, but recently, people are starting to use them again.

My 5 Favorite Companies for Non-Toxic Baby Items

By Lauren Dahl | June 29, 2016 |

<h2>Baby World</h2>Well, I’m back in baby world. I just had #3, and he’s 3 1/2 years younger than my #2. Needless to say, I’ve had a couple of years of no baby things, but now I’ve gotten back in the swing of things. I kept a lot of things from my first and second child…

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