Category: ’Homey Goodness’

Six Reasons Parents Should Consider Using Natural Household Cleaners

April 16th, 2010 by Dionna - 5 Comments

To help me in my efforts to get rid of the harsh cleaning chemicals under my sink, Tara at Go Green Street has posted several easy homemade cleaning recipes. She also has a “Seventh Generation Green Cleaning Kit Giveaway” going on right now. Check it out! In an effort to…

Project: Spring Green

April 7th, 2010 by Dionna - 14 Comments

Chemicals = Gross Before Tom and I met 5+ years ago, he was comfortable in his bachelorhood. So comfortable that he bought a condo here in Kansas City. When he moved to New Mexico to be with me, he tried to sell the condo; but the housing market was beginning…

Six Ways to Raise Eco-Conscious Toddlers

March 31st, 2010 by Dionna - 13 Comments

Today I am happy to welcome Tara, who has written a guest post on raising eco-conscious toddlers. Tara publishes, a light green living blog dedicated to offering tips on eco-conscious living. Mother of five beautiful kidlets, ages 3 months to 12 years, Tara loves all things eco-chic and natural….

Gardening with Little Helpers

March 29th, 2010 by Dionna - 10 Comments

Today I would like to welcome Amber, who has written a guest post on gardening with children. She is a self-described hippie mama, a wannabe writer and a lover of chocolate. You can normally find Amber over at, where she chronicles her suburban adventures and not-so-deep thoughts. Today, I…

How Do Moms Survive Sick Days? Part 2

March 16th, 2010 by Dionna - 2 Comments

Yesterday I offered some ideas for occupying kids’ attention on sick days. Today we’ll look at some more tips to help moms (and dads) cope when illness has taken its toll on their sleep and sanity. So how can you make it easier for yourself when everyone is sick? Making…

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