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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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what pieces can live on forever and what will be past it’s prime (and useless) by the time the fabric wears out (or is outdated).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...

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Finally! My Magic Formula for Homemade Dishwasher Tabs!

YAAAAAYYYYYY! Shall I yell it again? YAY! What’s all the excitement about?  THESE!!!! Backstory —> I went almost completely “green” last year, ridding my home of toxic chemicals while still keeping it clean and fresh....