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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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.
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…
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.
A friend of my sister suggested that I do a little Q&A time to let people ask questions. So here it is!
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 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.
<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…
When my sisters and I were younger, our mom had us clean the whole house. We’d sit down and pick what rooms we wanted to do and divide up the whole house between us. My mom wasn’t a clean freak, but she did like a neat house. She also expected us to do a good job when we cleaned.
My guess is most of us buy 1-2 pairs of flip flops every summer. We pick up a $3-10 pair at our local Old Navy or Target. We wear them non-stop and then throw them out at the end of August, because we’ve completely worn them out. Flip flops are so convenient and so easy to slip off and on all summer long.
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