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A Crunchy Christmas

A Crunchy Christmas

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Did you have a good holiday?  I hope so.  I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and/or Festive Kwanzaa!  Our family was in Austin for the week, at my parent’s house, so I took some time off from blogging to enjoy a little R&R. I hope Santa/Père Noel/Noel Baba/Topo Gigio or whomever you … Continue reading

YHL Does Dallas (& Houston & Austin)

Be still, my beating heart.  Young House Love (YHL) is coming to Dallas and I couldn’t be more stoked about it!!!!! If you’ve never heard of them, they’re totally famous DIY bloggers who get 5 million hits a month!  They are a quirky couple, living in Richmond, with their daughter, Clara, and dog, Burger.  Sherry and John … Continue reading

You Down With E-W-G

Yeah you know me! Who’s down with EWG? Every last crunchy! Yikes!  We don’t ask where my thoughts blog titles come from, they just appear. Alrighty then, let’s move on shall we?  So to follow-up with my previous post on edible shampoo and conditioner, I wanted to tell you a little about the Environmental Working Group (EWG). The … Continue reading

The No-Poo Hair Care Method

Remember this clip? Haha!  Does anyone else think of that Billy Madison clip when it comes to shampoo and conditioner?  No, just me?  I can’t help it, I love me some stupid funny! I would like to share with you a few tips I discovered on our week-long vacation road trip that we took at the end of June.  Emma … Continue reading

Lifefactory Water Bottles

Hello and welcome to my house of glass-please enter at your own risk. Ha! I’m pretty sure Emma nor I would be allowed to visit let alone live in one of those.  I am so clumsy that it’s ridiculous-remember the movie Pure Luck?  That’s me.  I even walk into walls and doorways that come out of nowhere.  Crazy I tell … Continue reading

Composting: 3 Ways

I don’t know if it’s the latest craze or not, but I jumped on the compost bandwagon a little over a year and have loved it!  For those who don’t know, composting is a means of putting kitchens scraps and biodegradable items into a pile or bin with some dry materials, like leaves or shredded paper, … Continue reading

Rumor Has It: Zoya Nail Polish

I can’t get that Adele song outta my head, so let’s hear it, shall we?  I promise this song ties into today’s post. Some time ago when I was visiting my sister in Houston, we stopped by a little nail salon called Rumor Has It.  I didn’t think anything of it at first, but all of a sudden … Continue reading

Gardening: Grow Your Own Garden

Gardening: Grow Your Own Garden

It’s that time of year when everyone seems to be out in the front yard sprucing up their landscaping, getting their gardens started, and enjoying this gorgeous weather.  I, too, have jumped on board and finally got my smidge of a garden going. Now I know I’m late on getting everything planted this year but our … Continue reading

OXXO: A Greener Laundry Cleaner

Have you ever thought about the funky, chemical-y smell that comes off of your clothes when you bring them home from the dry cleaners?  No?  I guess that’s just me.  Well I have thought about it and don’t particularly like it.  Since I stay at home now, I don’t typically have too many garments to dry clean but that does mean I … Continue reading

The DivaCup

The DivaCup

WARNING: Extreme Crunchy Alert!  Um yeah, this post is for the ladies, so fellas keep on moving, nothing to see here. Let me introduce you to The DivaCup: I know what you’re thinking-WTF are you talking about!?  Basically this is a reusable menstrual cup made out of silicone.  The DivaCup conveniently holds one ounce and … Continue reading