Category: The Green Life

When I got married, I literally became Mrs. Green AND started going green!  The Green Life is full of ideas for keeping home naturally beautiful, clean, & fresh using non-toxic solutions.  I include ingredients & recipes for the home & garden, as well as personal care for the body & hair.

Lessons Learned from the Summer Garden

Spring is coming.  Well, in Houston it’s almost always spring or summer so I guess I could say spring is unofficially here.  I’m ready to get outside and start my summer garden for the 2nd...

Green Gift Guide

With Christmas only 17 days away, it’s time to get in gift giving mode if you haven’t already.  I personally have done much less shopping this year and have been looking for more sustainable gifts...

How & Why To Clean The Dishwasher

Clean the dishwasher?! Yes, yes you should! And NO. No you don’t clean it every time you run it.  Think about it… do you clean a dish towel every time you use it?  What about a...

Homemade Non-Chlorine Bleach

How to Make Non-Chlorine Bleach

A few weeks ago, I felt so great about discovering non-chlorine bleach at Target (one of my favorite places ever).  I was so happy and surprised that I just scooped it up without hesitation and kept...

Living The Green Life

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, it’s Spring (finally) and EVERYthing is all about Green!  Green clothes, green food, green BEER (mmm), green grass (is it weird that I love the smell of fresh cut grass?).  All...

Bench with Nailhead Trim

How to Make a Custom Bench

I am now at the point where I know what pieces can live on forever and what will be past it’s prime (and useless) by the time the fabric wears out (or is outdated).  So...