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DIY Olive Oil Hair Treatment

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Dec 3, 2012 DIY/MYO, GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM {HAIR CARE}, HAIR, Hairstyles, Home Remedies, Make Your Own 6 Comments

Last night, Mister and I met some friends for a night of Rockabilly music in downtown Rochester.  L’Assassins and Reckless Ones being our entertainment for the evening. In the spirit of L’Assassins post-apocolyptic vixen rock, I wanted to sport an edgier hairstyle for the event.  So I teased tortured my bangs into a suicide roll of ... Read more

GREEN YOUR: Scents & Sensibility

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Jun 2, 2011 Going Green, GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM, GREEN YOUR: Cleaning, GREEN YOUR: LAUNDRY ROOM, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY , , , , , 10 Comments

Last night Miss M and I went to her Freshmen Science Project Expo where the final results from their class experiments were on display.  The experiments ranged from music effects on heart rate to reactions times while talking on the phone, playing video games or surfing the internet and of course what happens when you ... Read more

A moment of silence for the untimely passing of my safety razor.

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Jan 18, 2011 GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM {GROOMING}, GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM {SHOWER}, PRODUCT REVIEWS: PERSONAL PRODUCTS , , 5 Comments

I have been shaving with my Weishi Double Edge Safety Razor for two years now and it has served me well. BUT, today it fell in the shower and shattered into pieces! The base broke free from the top. Have you heard of this happening? Can I fix it? I can’t live without my safety ... Read more

GREEN YOUR: PERIOD.

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Jan 7, 2011 Going Green, GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM {GROOMING - HAVE AN ECO PERIOD}, PRODUCT REVIEWS: PERSONAL PRODUCTS {OF THE FEMALE PERSUASION}, YOU CAN DO IT: SUSTAINABLE LIVING {WASTE REDUCTION} , , , 16 Comments

Okay, I admit it.  I’m a Diva. Not the prima-donna-attention-hungry-my-way-or-the-highway type {well, maybe a little}, but the DivaCup-wearing-never-have-to-stand-in-line-with-a-box-of-tampons-again kind. WARNING! This post delves deep into world of feminine hygiene.  If you are uncomfortable with words like VAGINA or MENSTRUAL CYCLE, squeal at the thought of BLOOD, thank god you are a MAN and don’t have ... Read more

GREEN YOUR: SHOWER {DRAIN MAINTENANCE}

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Jul 27, 2010 Going Green, GREEN PHONE BOOTH, GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM {SHOWER}, Sustainable Living , , , 4 Comments

Last week I had the unpleasant task of unclogging our shower drain.  I know.  Eww, right?  Drano to the rescue?  No way man!  Soap-scummy dirty standing water is gross enough without adding nasty chemicals to the mix.   In a word, YUCK!  As in Mr. Yuk. Chemical drain cleaners are among the most hazardous household ... Read more

Safety First

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Jan 27, 2009 Going Green, GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM, GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM {GROOMING}, PRODUCT REVIEWS: PERSONAL PRODUCTS {OF THE FEMALE PERSUASION}, Sustainable Living , , , , 7 Comments

Back in October, I made the leap from disposable razors to shaving with a safety razor and have never looked back. I absolutely love it! I am in my fourth month and have only changed the blade once. My original estimate was one blade per month, with a savings of $236 – $336 and not ... Read more

Save my Skin!

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Jan 2, 2009 Going Green, GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM, Home Remedies, PRODUCT REVIEWS: PERSONAL PRODUCTS , , 0 Comments

Winter in Wisconsin is dry, dry, dry. Sure there is a lot of precipitation; in fact, this has been our snowiest December on record, but all that moisture is locked up inside each snowflake. A frozen desert, of sorts. My hair is a mess, my eyes are dry, my skin is scratchy, and I wake ... Read more

Hair’s the Scoop

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Dec 16, 2008 GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM {CONDITIONER}, PRODUCT REVIEWS: PERSONAL PRODUCTS , , 4 Comments

I have dry, frizzy, naturally curly, unruly red hair. I have struggled with it well into my adult life. Growing up, my mother was a hair stylist; giving me all too easy access to every chemical I wanted to tame my mane. Anything I tried just made it worse. My tresses have endured a barrage ... Read more

Thrifty Green Thursday – Launching Pad

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Nov 20, 2008 DIY/MYO, Going Green, GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM {GROOMING - HAVE AN ECO PERIOD}, Make Your Own, PRODUCT REVIEWS: PERSONAL PRODUCTS {OF THE FEMALE PERSUASION}, Projects, YOU CAN DO IT: SUSTAINABLE LIVING {WASTE REDUCTION} , , , , 11 Comments

Ahh, adolescence. That wonderful time when your face resembles your favorite food, boys no longer have cooties, and girls experience that rite of passage, menarche. My 12 year old step-daughter walked into womanhood this summer. Being the terrible procrastinators that we are, we were unprepared for the event. A late night run to the local ... Read more