Vermicomposting

Such an overdue post… Sorry for the delay but I did not have much time since we return from our summer holidays. I hope you all had a great summer. As I already mentioned in one of my last posts, we have had a vermicompost in our apartment since April of this year. What’s vermicomposting?…

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Our eco-friendly laundry routine

Hi everyone, It’s SUMMER!!  Retrieved from Family Friendly Frugality And soon I’ll leave for France for several weeks. I thought I’d post few articles before I take off. So here I came with one on how we adopted an eco-friendly laundry routine. I still buy laundry detergent from the shelf but at a much lower…

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How to reduce your waste with no effort while saving your money

Hi everyone, I am back with another post on pollution. Promise, next one will be a recipe for a change – I know, it’s been a while since I last posted one on my blog! Redeemed from Capital Rregion Recycling So here it goes! We live in Mexico City where we can witness a massive TRASH problem…

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What goes around comes around

Happy Sunday everyone! Today, I wanted to talk about water pollution.  I see a lot of people concerned about the quality of the water they drink. But I wonder if these same people are as concerned about the cleaning products they use and on a broader scale their consumption habits that can impact the water. Let’s approach…

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A must have in your medicine cabinet

Hello everyone,  First of all, I’d like to wish you a happy 2018. I wish you success in everything you do, health and wisdom.  Now back to the subject that interests us.  Have you ever heard about GSE? Kesako? GSE is commonly known as Grapefruit Seed Extract in the natural remedy/phytotherapeutics jargon. It is a substance…

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Laundry detergent – DIY

Hi everyone, It’s been ages since my last post. I was very busy but here I come today with a new post on my journey into reducing waste. Do you know what a 8th continent (in French jargon) is? It’s literally a vast patch of garbage floating in the pacific ocean (The Guardian 2016 )…

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To bleach or not to bleach?

When the smell of the bleach hits your nose, what is your first thought? The smell of cleanliness, right? Well, you will be disappointed. Bleach doesn’t clean, it only disinfects. Such a bias I know! In my journey to adopt a more eco-friendly and slow life, I first started to buy less harsh cleansing and…

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TMI – vaginal fungal infection

Hi everyone, It’s been a while sorry. Hope you are all having a great week. Today’s post is a TMI subject… vaginal fungal infection and how to cure it naturally. Because 3 out of 4 women would have the ‘pleasure’ of experiencing this at least once in their lifetime, I thought I’d share with you…

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The bare essentials of the essential oils

Hi everyone,  Many essential oils work best when combined with other essential oils. It’s what aroma-therapists call working in synergy. But we don’t want to add them up and start to collect, right? Because there will be no end in sight… So here is a list of what I believe we all should have on…

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The proper way to use essential oils

I have seen many posts of ladies recommending essential oils to other ladies for their children and even babies. I am not saying all essential oils are dangerous; it happens some may be used on young children. BUT you should book an appointment with a naturopathic doctor before you use any on your child. It’s…

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