Author: Tracy LoBue

Why You Should Have Indoor Plants

Why You Should Have Indoor Plants

Houseplants are one of the best ways to bring the outdoors inside and to reap the benefits they offer. Even if you’re not an outdoor gardener, having houseplants is a practical and engaging way to feel more connected to your space and to help with focus, concentration and memory. Really. The U.S. Library of Medicine […]

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Homemade Extracts: The Basics

Homemade Extracts: The Basics

Pure extracts pack the perfect punch in homemade goodies from cookies to cakes, but they can also pack a punch to your wallet, so why not make your own? It’s easy, and the supply list is fairly short. All you need is vodka, the flavor ingredient (vanilla beans, peppermint leaves, almonds, etc), a knife and […]

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Homemade Almond Milk

Homemade Almond Milk

What You Need 1 cup raw almonds, preferably organic 2 cups of filtered water, plus more for soaking 1 or 2 fresh dates (optional) Pinch of salt Equipment Bowls Fine metal strainer Large glass measuring cup Blender or food processor Fine-mesh nut bag or cheese cloth Instructions Soak the almonds, Place the almonds in a […]

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Organic Fridge

Organic Fridge

EGGS AND DAIRY PRODUCTS When buying eggs and dairy products, locating local sources should always be your first choice, depending on where you live. Keeping local farmers in business helps local economies and communities thrive. I love Organic Valley products, which is a large co-op of more than 2,000 farms nationwide that operates in a […]

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DIY All-Purpose Cleaner

DIY All-Purpose Cleaner
Making your own cleaning products is not only inexpensive, but a great way to keep chemicals off of your countertops and work surfaces. Most recipes call for Borax as an ingredient, but I use baking soda instead. Despite all the chatter about Borax being safe in small amounts, I am not convinced and would rather [...]

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Homemade Organic Face Powder

Homemade Organic Face Powder

The skin is the biggest organ of the body, and anything you put on it will absorb right into your system. Because of that, it is important that you think about what you put on your body, as it will ultimately be absorbed and will, over time, either hurt or help/prevent. In the United States, […]

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