Hands Down the Best Laundry Soap Ever

Hands Down the Best Laundry Soap Ever I have tried several different powdered and liquid laundry detergents and the outcome has been okay until this recipe.  I…

True Thankfulness

True Thankfulness What are you thankful for? After pondering this myself, before asking my children, I thought I am truly thankful for…

Waste Free Lunches

Waste Free Lunches This is a hot topic for the new school year. At Modern Eco Life, we recommend reducing your carbon footprint…

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Fresh From Your Kitchen: Summertime Tea Skin Buff

Fresh From Your Kitchen: Summertime Tea Skin Buff

An excellent emollient and exfoliate to buff your skin into shape for summer! Summertime tea skin buff combines the natural powers of green tea with a slice of lemon and gentle scrubbing powers of brown sugar and yogurt to create a home spa-treatment ideal for…

The Art of Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

The Art of Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping You’ve selected the perfect eco-friendly gift and now you have to wrap with without creating…

Fresh from your kitchen; make your own toner!

Fresh from your kitchen; make your own toner! Fresh From Your Kitchen: Solar Infused  Rose Water Toner You’ve heard of making sun tea,…

Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

The whole world seemed to pause as we watched the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School last week. It has left many of us feeling broken-hearted. This morning, we became aware of the Snowflakes for Sandy Hook Project and my children and I got right…

True Thankfulness

True Thankfulness What are you thankful for? After pondering this myself, before asking my children, I thought…

Who says garbage can’t be green?

Who says garbage can’t be green? Have you heard of Terracycle?          Terracycle is one of the super-coolest…

Does a duck’s quack echo? Ask Tristin & Tyler

Does a duck’s quack echo? Ask Tristin & Tyler   Tristin and Tyler visit ducks in Queens, NY and then make a cool duck craft! “Dynamic…

GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) What is it all about?

GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) What is it all about?

Since there is not a complete list of products that contain GMO’s it is hard to know if the food we are eating is GM. Currently, the only way to be sure that food is free from GMO’s is to buy organic, but cost and…

Life & Yoga: Remember to Breathe!

Life & Yoga: Remember to Breathe! Losing weight is a relatively easy concept; eat less and move more.  Yet, weight loss…

Go Green Get Fit – A Fairy Tale Ending – Week 12

Go Green Get Fit – A Fairy Tale Ending – Week 12 It’s a small world after all…. I am still singing it in my head!  The…

Go Green Get Fit Sponsor Spotlight – Earth Mama Angel Baby – Go Green Get Fit Week 11

Go Green Get Fit Sponsor Spotlight – Earth Mama Angel Baby – Go Green Get Fit Week 11 Earth Mama Angel Baby is a sponsor of the Go Green Get Fit Challenge. They…

The truth about face paints

The truth about face paints

Did you know that many children are being exposed to potentially dangerous levels of heavy metals from face paints and other traditionally used party/Halloween products, some of which claim to be “safe,” “non-toxic” or “hypoallergenic.” The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics sent 10 popular children’s face paints to…

Do you speak INCI? How to Read a Cosmetic Label?

Do you speak INCI? How to Read a Cosmetic Label? Do you speak INCI? If you work in the field of cosmetics, maybe. INCI is…

5 Ways To Green Your Back-to-School

5 Ways To Green Your Back-to-School Here are a few things that we can do to send them back to school…

Hands Down the Best Laundry Soap Ever

Hands Down the Best Laundry Soap Ever

I have tried several different powdered and liquid laundry detergents and the outcome has been okay until this recipe.  I will never go back to conventional laundry detergent again.  I took my smelliest kids laundry and it came out smelling like…nothing!  That’s right…no over-powering perfumes,…

True Thankfulness

True Thankfulness What are you thankful for? After pondering this myself, before asking my children, I thought…

Waste Free Lunches

Waste Free Lunches This is a hot topic for the new school year. At Modern Eco Life, we…

Do You Use Paper Towels?

Do You Use Paper Towels? I have not used papertowels in AGES! And by ages I mean nearly three years!…