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Bouncing Around

Have a laughter filled weekend everyone! Some notable posts and news: How bad are microwaves? Wow, a four-ingredient pumpkin pie. Advice on health from someone who recently turned 100 years old. Stop using dryer sheets and you’ll save money and … Continue reading

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Detox Your Make-Up Kit: How To Avoid Harmful Chemicals in 10 Common Cosmetics

Treehugger offers some tips.

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10 Affordable & Easy Ways to Reduce Your Toxic Burden Today

Here’s the story I wrote for MindBodyGreen: When I made the decision to live a cleaner life, I was grateful to learn so many new things; things that would be better for me, my family, and the environment. But then … Continue reading

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So What’s Really Inside that Palmolive Ultra Dish Liquid?

http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/magazine/17-06/st_whatsinside

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Concerns with Teflon/Nonstick Cookware

A few years ago, some experts were suggesting we should toss Teflon pans with coatings that were peeling or chipped, because they leech unhealthy chemicals into our food. Now experts say that even new pans can potentially put our health … Continue reading

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Toss out your Vinyl Shower Curtain

If you currently have a vinyl shower curtain and/or lining in your bathroom, I highly urge you to make the switch to a cotton or polyester one instead. Here’s why: Vinyl shower curtains contain phthalates (pronounced THA-lates), which are a … Continue reading

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Bisphenol A in Canned Foods

In order to prevent this from being a 10-page post, I’m going to write my concerns about the toxins found in everyday household items into separate posts, starting with Bisphenol A in U.S. canned foods – it’s been shown to … Continue reading

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