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March 15, 2018 8 Comments
How to Be a Quick-Clean Queen

Get Any Room Tidy in 10 Minutes Has this ever happened to you? You start to clean one area of the house, but something you see there really belongs in another room. So you go to put it away, but soon you find yourself straightening up that room. Next thing you know, you’re totally derailed […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Safe Havens, Water
February 15, 2018 2 Comments
How to Make Your Indoor Air Healthier

3 Ways to Breathe Easier Do cold temperatures have you trapped inside? As winter weather continues to blanket most of the northern hemisphere, now is a good time to go over a few how-to’s for healthier indoor air. This Healthy Living Home Guide from EWG had lots of practical advice for keeping your home’s indoor […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Environment, Health, Safe Havens
January 23, 2018 7 Comments
Splish, Splash—Time for a Soothing Bath

Now What?!? Smart Fixes for Life’s Little Disasters. Adapted from Real Simple magazine, October 2017. My son gets a rash after he takes a bath. THE FIXES: It could be that residue from harsh cleansers is irritating your child’s delicate skin. Ensure that any bathtub cleaning products are thoroughly rinsed away before he bathes. Better […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Family, Kids, Safe Havens, Water
December 26, 2017 5 Comments
Could You Live in a Tiny House?

The Tiny House Girl: Doing More with Less We are fascinated by this YouTube video from Jenna Spesard, aka the “Tiny House Girl” at Tiny House, Giant Journey. In 2013, Jenna quit a job she felt stuck in to find fulfillment and adventure. Today, she lives more simply so she can travel the world and […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Reuse Recycle, Safe Havens
October 26, 2017 11 Comments
What’s in the Heart of Your Home?

4 Tips for a Germ-Free Kitchen The kitchen is usually considered the heart of the home. More than just a place to prep pasta or bake baklava, it’s where we tend to hang out, catch up and connect with family and friends. But it turns out that your kitchen may be harboring a dark secret. […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Family, Food, Health, Safe Havens
October 19, 2017 9 Comments
How to Help Protect Our Smallest Bundles from Body Burden

Toxins in the Womb: A Hand-Me-Down No Baby Needs It was a small study, but scary nevertheless: In a 2004 study by the Environmental Working Group, more than 200 industrial compounds, pollutants and other chemicals were discovered in the umbilical cord blood of the 10 U.S. newborns studied. How did these chemicals get there? They […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Family, Health, Safe Havens
September 19, 2017 12 Comments
Chemical Warfare: Beware of These 5 Toxins

Are Unwanted Chemicals Knocking on Your Door?   While there’s no way to get an exact count of all the different harmful chemicals lurking in any given home, one thing is sure: in today’s world, unsafe chemicals are all but impossible to avoid. Uninvited Guests They’re sneaky. Chemicals cling to the bottoms of our shoes on […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Health, Safe Havens
May 23, 2017 3 Comments
Norwex Movement May 2017 Fan of the Month

Congratulations to Sharon Thuillier! Being a Norwex Movement Fan of the Month shows you’re engaged in reducing chemicals and/or creating a more sustainable environment. And our Fans of the Month all receive some well-deserved recognition, a fun prize and 200 Eco Points! Congrats to our latest Norwex Movement Fan of the Month, Sharon Thuillier, for […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Environment, Fan of the Month, How You Can Help, Safe Havens
May 2, 2017 6 Comments
Chicago Puts Renewable Energy in the Works

Known for Wind, In a Whole New Way By 2025, buildings owned by the city of Chicago are to be powered by 100% renewable energy such as wind and solar, according to an announcement earlier this month by the city’s mayor, Rahm Emanuel. If implemented, Chicago will become the largest U.S. city to decarbonize the […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Energy, Environment, Health, How You Can Help, Safe Havens
April 20, 2017 10 Comments
Will Responsible Ecotourism Save the Redwoods?

What We Can Do to Help In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, many sequoia and redwood trees were tunneled through in an effort to entice tourists to visit parks and resorts. The tunnels were tall and wide enough to accommodate cars of the day. In January of 2017, however, as a result of […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Safe Havens