Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cleaning Stubborn Soap Scum

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We have a nice roomy shower with sliding glass doors, but those doors are a pain in the rear to keep clean.  It takes a great deal of elbow grease and time to scrub off the film which inevitably builds … Continue reading

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HUNI Farmers Market – Aug 20

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Ok, so I’m a little late in adding this post.  It is Saturday morning, which means the HUNI Farmers Market is about to begin and I’m just now posting about last week’s market.  Such is life.  I did venture over … Continue reading

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Go Ahead…Snoop Around My Bathroom

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I don’t know about you, but I’m often curious about the inside of other people’s homes.  Assuming you might be a bit curious as well, I thought I’d let you peek around and see a few of the plastic-free changes … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?

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Have you ever turned over a bottle of shampoo or lotion and tried to pronounce the long list of mystery ingredients?  It can be daunting.  Here are just a handful of ingredients listed on a bottle of Aveda Shampure shampoo: … Continue reading

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Taking A Trip To The Doll Hospital

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Accidents happen.  Last weekend, my daughter got a porcelain doll from the thrift store using her chore money.  She quickly fell in love with that pretty doll and carried her all around the house, taking very good care of her … Continue reading

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Replacing Our Vinyl Tablecloth With Linen

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I could no longer walk by my dining room table without staring down my vinyl tablecloth.  I bought it because it was so easy to clean up and we get plenty of spills with two small children in the house.  … Continue reading

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Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

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I finished reading Plastic: A Toxic Love Story by Susan Freinkel.  In this book, she gives a balanced and thorough view of our complex and dependent relationship with plastic.  The demand for plastic today is ever-increasing and so are the … Continue reading

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