Best Natural Dishwasher Detergent


The best natural dishwasher detergent can be very hard to find.  I have ditched all toxic chemicals from my home but I still managed to hang on to a dishwasher detergent that was ecofriendly, but had horrible chemicals in it (and a poison control warning label).  It has been the hardest thing to let go of since there aren’t many options out there that do the job.

Since film and residue can get left on your dishes I didn’t want to continue taking chances with leaving that stuff on my plates and it getting absorbed into my food.   No thanks.

Recently, I checked out the Environmental Working Group’s ratings on various dishwasher detergents and grabbed a few of the top rated detergents off of Amazon to see how they stand up to my dishes. [Read more…]

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

My Instant Pot is my FAVORITE appliance.  I can cook healthy food EXTREMELY fast.  Hard boiled eggs are one of my least favorite foods to cook because of the time it takes to boil the eggs and cook them just right.  Yet, I crave deviled eggs, ALL THE TIME and I rarely eat them! Deviled eggs have always been one of my favorite snacks. They are wonderful nourishing appetizers and/or great additions to meals. [Read more…]

6 Ways to Get a Jump Start on Productivity in 2016


In order to make 2016 the most productive and effective year yet I think we all need to squeeze more time into our 24 hour day.  Don’t you agree?

Somehow I don’t think that is possible, but I do think that streamlining every area of our lives and making the most of each second of the day is possible.  There are so many fabulous tools out there that can be helpful in making each day more productive.  Each year I learn about more and implement them into my life.   Therefore, we can all get more done by taking full advantage of these simple tools.  [Read more…]

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