Do you know how contradictory it is to read the ingredients label for a “natural” product and it takes a dictionary, a cup of tea, and 10 minutes to get through all of those chemistry names? It doesn’t make sense. Take shampoos, for example. The typical commercial – even “natural” ones – can have an… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Crow Living
Does This Make Sense: Using a Carcinogen to Kill an Anti-Cancer Plant?
Are you killing an anti-cancer drug with a cancer-causing herbicide? If you’re spraying “weeds” such as dandelion with Roundup, you are doing this very thing. Check out this great article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/is-an-anti-cancer-drug-growing-in-your-front-lawn.html Forget the Roundup and other herbicides. Let the dandelions grow, then head outside and gather some for your next salad.** ** Remember to select… Read more »
Brrrrr, It’s Cold!!! Feed Your Hummingbirds.
Hummingbirds are a wonder: they fascinate, delight and dazzle us with their antics, crazy metabolism and beauty. When you think of these little winged motors, do you see them zipping about in the winter cold or only spring, summer and early fall seasons? There are a number of species that do not migrate to Central… Read more »
Your Toothbrush Can Change the World!
Having a bright, toothy smile is a gift and blessing to all: first to yourself, then to those you share it with. But the main helper that maintains that smile, i.e. your toothbrush, can be a little, dark curse on the planet. Brushes are best replaced every 3 months, for both hygiene and effective dental… Read more »
The Best (Easiest, Greenest, Cheapest) Water Bottle
If you’re really considering all of “the right things”, choosing a refillable water bottle uses up more mental effort than one small – yet very important – item should. Consider the decision process: Plastic? Lightweight. Easy to drink out of. Healthful, not so much because they leach nasty, carcinogenic chemicals into the water. Huge environmental… Read more »
Just Say Ixnay to Bottled Water!!
We all know how vital getting and staying hydrated is to vibrant health. But drinking bottled water can be hazardous to your health and is definitely toxic to our precious, life-giving planet. Here are some of the many reasons why it’s best to avoid bottled water: There is little regulation on its contents so virtually… Read more »
Veggie Broth from Your Freezer
You’re steaming your veggies, right? Keep that water once the veggies are done because you are going to have the yummiest, most nutritious, and positively cheapest – FREE! – veggie stock without any more fuss or cooking. Here’s the trick: Once the steaming water has cooled, add it to a quart container, lid it, then… Read more »
DIY Bottled Water
We all know how important drinking water is to our health. (If you don’t know how vital it is, watch this video.) We’ve also heard that every household needs to store at least 1 gallon of water per person per day (to last 14 days) to use during natural disasters and emergencies. Purchasing this much… Read more »