When I first sat down to write this post, I was pretty frustrated — with the mom who stood near me at the cross country meet on Saturday, my Sister-in-Christ who sat in front of me at Mass on Sunday, and even my poor Father-in-law when he came over to visit on Sunday night. I was frustrated and annoyed with their highly-scented ‘perfume clouds’! These three people just happened to be my ‘last straw,’ but I quickly recognized that my frustration isn’t really with them. The same frustration ... Read More about Please Stop, Your Fragrance is Killing Me!
Have you tried castile soap yet? It’s one of my favorite “green” things and my family uses it every single day. AND we use it for almost every cleaning job — bathing, washing dishes, shaving, washing our hands, and so on and so forth. So when Quinn’s brand asked me to review their new unscented and peppermint scented castile soaps, I jumped at the chance! What is Castile Soap? Castile soap was originally made in the Castile region of Spain and was made from olive oils. Today, the name ... Read More about Quinn’s Castile Soap – A Greener Cleaner!
Back to school prep is in full swing for our family with our youngest getting ready for kindergarten. He’s reusing using his preschool backpack, ordered new uniforms, and is very excited about packing his lunch! But, as a green mom, I also want to make sure his lunch is as eco-friendly as possible. So before we chose a lunch box and system, I did some research on all the green or at least green-er options I could find. Green Lunch Box Options I looked into all of the different ... Read More about What’s in Your Eco-friendly Lunch Box?
July 25, 2018 marked the 50th Anniversary of Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humane Vitae which translates to "On Human Life." Like few others, this document stirred-up the world in argument over the "rightness" and "wrongness" of the sexual revolution —and the feud continues from all sides, including from inside the Church itself. Family Planning or Prudish Priests? But the questions are still valid. Did the Pope get the teaching on birth control and "family planning" right or is this just the ... Read More about Did Humanae Vitae Get It Right or Is The Church Wrong?
If you’re anything like me, few things get my “green dander up” as much as plastic cutlery. The stuff is everywhere and millions of these non-recyclable, non-biodegradable plastic pieces end up in the trash and oceans every year. The question is, do we have other options? Yes, of course, we do! Chefast Disposable Wooden Cutlery In this review, we take a closer look at Chefast Disposable Wooden Cutlery. These biodegradable forks, spoons, knives, and mini-spoons are a good non-plastic ... Read More about Plastic-free Partyware? A Wooden Cutlery Review