You Asked; I’m Answering! My Recommendations to Replace the Plastic Items You’re Afraid You Can’t Live Without.

I am asked everyday for product recommendations. What do I use for cleaning products, which deodorants and lotions are safe, which brands of shampoos are safe, what do I send to school for lunch- and what do I pack it in? I am always happy to be asked these questions because it means that people are paying attention and wanting to make safe choices- for themselves, their children, their pets, and the planet....more


WHAT'S MAKES OZ NATURALS SO UNIQUE?The company was started up and founded by an actual Certified Esthetician, Angela Irish, which already was a BIG plus for me with this company....more

safe cosmetics

 I have been wanting to write this post for awhile as I think the information is so important. The long and often intimidating list of ingredients found on the back of our cosmetics (cleansers, moisturisers, foundations) and toiletries (shampoo, toothpaste, deodorants, after shave, perfume) can be overwhelming. So I thought we'd start with 5 ingredients....more

Organic Microdermabrasion

 Organic Microdermabrasiion has to be one of my all time favourite treatments....more

When Your Husband Needs You For Your Manure...

Matt and I have a unique relationship. In addition to being soul mates and the parents of our three girls, we also partner together to manage our farm.Our farm is diversified – we grow both crops and cattle – with my favorite farmer manning the helm of the crop farm and me working as the boss lady at the cattle feed yard. We run the two facets of the farm independently, but collaborate on a daily basis. Manure provides common ground when you are managing a diversified farm....more

8 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Eco-Friendly

Lately I’ve been on a mission to become a more environmentally responsible citizen. I really feel that humans’ impact on the planet is one of (if not the most) important issues of our time. For those of us who don’t yet feel drastically inconvenienced (or horribly threatened) by the effects of climate change, it is all too easy to push some frightening realities about what will happen if we don’t change our collective behaviour to the back of our minds....more

Vermicomposting: A Simple Way to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by As Much As 40%!

This is end result: worm castings.  The little golden egg on the rim of this aluminum pan from your red wiggler worms is a sign that they are reproducing and that your bin is healthy....more

Thank You Notes: An Overhaul

My friend Tim over at That Tiny Website (who, incidentally, is awesome–you should check out his blog) had an awesome idea which HE stole from Jimmy Fallon of writing Thank You notes to various people and things in order to convey humor. This is especially awesome as it illustrates further how totally useless and wasteful actual Thank You notes are.  ...more

Happiness grows in my garden

dramrita@healthwealthbridge.comBusy lives and crowded cities make living in an apartment a necessary choice.Space constraints and India's  bursting population has made small space living the only choice.Living happy healthy lives under such challenging situations takes its toll on most people.What you need is happiness boosters.If you are one of those people like me, who have to live in a crowded  concrete jungle (it does have economical and social benefits), the   patch of green on your balcony will definitely make you happy....more
I agree, wherever I live I have to have two things ... books and plants. Then it feels like ...more

Support Animals Asia and Help These Abused Bears

Have you ever been to Halong Bay? I’ve read many of my fellow travel bloggers’ stories from this enchanting place in Vietnam and for a long time I’ve longed to go there, to taste the delicious cuisine, to learn about local culture, to witness its breathtaking natural beauty and to sail across Halong Bay....more