Toxin Free Garden Hose

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Garden hoses can be toxic landmines. Many are not drinking water safe yet our children play with, and in, the water from hoses.  We also water our gardens. When I started looking for a safe, non-toxic, hose I was overwhelmed. I knew I wanted a drinking water safe hose but …

Kleynimals Giveaway!

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED I’m so excited for this giveaway from Kleynimals. You get to choose between the Arctic friends or Safari friends 3 piece flatware set.  This is a great first set of utensils that can be used for years to come. Kleynimals an amazing company.  Everything they sell …

Organic, vegan non-toxic skin care

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Finding truly non-toxic products can be hard. I LOVE it when I find a company that fits that bill. Homemade Betty is 100% organic, vegan, and fair trade.  Each product comes in a glass container (yay for no plastic!). Products I sampled Products I sampled I had the opportunity to try some …

Leach testing my cookware for heavy metals

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I decided to do a little test on my cookware to find out if heavy metals were leaching into my food.  I wanted to know specifically if my Le Creuset cookware or my stainless steel cookware was leaching toxic heavy metals into my food. I moved away from using stainless …

Natural Baby Mama made the news! Lead in sippy cups and water bottles

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Seeing how my post posts went viral these last few weeks made me really appreciate how awareness brings change. Whether that change is in the form of companies making safer products or where consumers spend their money. The power of information is amazing. The power of people expecting safe products …

Toxic levels of lead found in stainless steel water bottles. Are you, or your child, using these water bottles?

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Updated 6/4/17 Trying to find an alternative to plastic, a lot of people buy stainless steel water bottles thinking this is a safer choice for for both them and their children.  Shockingly some of my readers found high levels, up to 100% lead, in parts of their insulated stainless steel …

Testing my stuff for lead Part 3

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I think I have a love for testing things for lead and other heavy metals.  When the opportunity arises I just can’t not.  When Tamara Rubin with MisLead first came to my house several years ago to test I was shocked at how much lead was in my home and the products …

Non-toxic pots & pans

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Pots & Pans: This is a big one!  If you have non-stick toss those toxic suckers out!  I am very particular about what I cook with and specific within each company so please read carefully about what I recommend below.  Aluminum is another one to fully avoid.  Aluminum is a …