Green Household Products Delivered – ePantry

Tweet Pin It If you haven’t gathered from recent posts, or lack thereof, we’re a very busy family. We do our best to be green, but we also don’t want to miss out on life.  Some of our friends cope by limiting their children to activities they can all do together, or one of the […]

Getting Rid of Fruit Flies Naturally

Tweet Pin It I hate fruit flies!  They’re really easy to attract.  Some fruit left a little too long, an escaped grape or blueberry, or just really hot humid weather and every day food.  If you don’t want fruit flies to keep reoccurring, you must clean up the source.  I find that once I figure out […]

Getting the Ants Out – Naturally

Tweet Pin It Ants make me crazy.  I hate them.  I hate them most in my house.   I hate the thought of them walking around my house or through my cupboards.   I put up with them outside, but I prefer them in small quantities. It used to be that when ants got into my house […]

Greening Birthday Parties – Reusable Tableware

Tweet Pin It People ask us about making parties and events greener. A while back we wrote about how you can choose your location to be green and what sort of invitations are greenest.  Another thing to do is use reusable tableware. I hear your objections: “But I don’t have that much reusable stuff! It would […]

How To Clean & Deodorize Your Microwave Naturally

Tweet Pin It We had to replace our microwave because it was arcing.  Our microwave had served us well for many years, especially considering it was a hand-me down from a friend who had remodeled her kitchen years back.  Since we recently had a relatively new toaster oven fail on us, we looked for a […]

Too Many Chemicals on Your Clothing? Vinegar as a Fabric Softener

Tweet Pin It Vinegar as Fabric Softener In addition to trying to protect our environment and use less energy, I’m always looking for ways to simplify and save money.  Last summer I discovered that instead of fabric softener or dryer sheets or balls, many people use vinegar in the rinse cycle of their laundry.  This […]

Line-Drying Your Laundry

Tweet Pin It I never thought I’d hang dry my laundry.  I kept thinking about how heavy the laundry basket would be coming out of the basement and then how I wouldn’t want my neighbors seeing my laundry hanging out. We’ve hung blankets in our basement before, but I’m not comfortable with the dust and […]

Toxins in Your Life – Fragrance

Tweet Pin It As part of “greening” our lifestyle we have have also been starting to look at what is in our products, both in terms of ingredients that are good or bad for the environment and ingredients that are good or bad for people. In recent months I have been surprised to learn that […]