What Does It Mean To Live A Sustainable Life Style?

Written By: The Green Crunchy Mother So, you’ve arrived on this page probably because you are wondering, what does “living sustainable ” mean anyway? Sustainable living is a life style . Wikpedia defines it as: “Sustainable living is a lifestyle[1] that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society‘s use of the Earth‘s natural resources and… Read More What Does It Mean To Live A Sustainable Life Style?

Eight Cosmetic Ingredients That Are Bad for the Environment

If you want to become more eco-friendly, one sure-fire way to accomplish that is to stop using chemicals and ingredients that are known to be bad for the environment and your body. Sounds simple enough, right? But how do you even know where to start? I remember when I first started my “clean living” journey… Read More Eight Cosmetic Ingredients That Are Bad for the Environment

One Skillet Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Thighs with Broccoli

This one-skillet recipe is packed with flavor and is oh-so-easy to prepare. The classic pairing of fresh rosemary and lemon is the centerpiece of this dish, while the addition of sautéed shallots adds a subtle depth to the flavors. When paired with frozen broccoli, you have the makings of a satisfying, low-carb meal that will… Read More One Skillet Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Thighs with Broccoli

Parabens in Personal Care Products – Do you Need to Be Concerned?

In recent years, many consumers have expressed concerns with parabens found in many of their personal care products – cosmetics, moisturizers, lotions, hair care products, and more.  They are even found in some food and medication products.  You can identify parabens on labels by their names –methylparaben, butylparaben, propylparaben, ethylparaben, and isobutylparaben.    So what… Read More Parabens in Personal Care Products – Do you Need to Be Concerned?

Earth-Friendly Reasons and Tips for Home Composting

What is composting? Composting is a green way of turning organic material into fertilizer for soil.  It is one way to reduce your household waste that would otherwise collect in the landfills, while providing you with an inexpensive way to replenish the soil in your garden and flower beds.  I have started my own composting… Read More Earth-Friendly Reasons and Tips for Home Composting

4 Tips to Reduce Chemical Exposure in Your Children

As we all know, children are the most precious asset in this world.  They are vulnerable, and require your protection.  As they grow up, some of these children will become scientists and come up with new discoveries and advancements.  Others will become the doctors and nurses that will take care of you as you grow… Read More 4 Tips to Reduce Chemical Exposure in Your Children

Understanding Sunscreen- What You Should Look For

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Have you visited your local pharmacy lately? If so, you probably quickly realized that buying sunscreen can be confusing as there are so many choices. I have found myself standing in the sunscreen isles many times feeling lost. With all the sunscreen selections available, it can feel overwhelming what to purchase.… Read More Understanding Sunscreen- What You Should Look For