Category Archives: Replace your Plastics

Bringing Our Own Dishes on Vacation

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Over Labor Day weekend, we decided to vacation in Manitou Springs, one of our favorite nearby getaways.  There are plenty of family activities to do, such as visiting the Mantiou Cliff Dwellings, the Cave of the Winds, the Penny Arcade … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Make Your Own Household Cleaners

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To some of you, the idea of making your own household cleaner might not be new.   I’ve made my own for quite some time and it is so easy!  I remember my mom cleaning with a water and vinegar mix … Continue reading

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The Dental Dilemma

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One of the disposable items in our home we can’t really do without is the toothbrush.  I value my teeth and would like to keep them around for many years.  As recommended, we throw out our used toothbrushes and brush … Continue reading

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