Thursday, February 11, 2016

Green Tip – Nellie’s Laundry Products Giveaway

In my never-ending attempt at making our house greener and greener, I’ve found a new line of laundry products I’d love to share. Nellie’s All-Natural Laundry Products I have been using the Laundry Nuggets and the Oxygen Brightener for a few weeks now and LOVE them! You know how you’ve probably read that people (and […]

Let’s talk Vodka!!

Ahhh vodka, it seems you’re not just for happy hour anymore. (truly, I can’t even remember the last time I even went to a happy hour – I simply have them at home now – getting old I guess!) My interest in these using vodka tips started with a quick article I read in Health magazine and, […]

Tip Tuesday – Green vs Toxic Cleaning

January 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Going Green, Green Cleaning, Green Tips, Lita's Full Blog

Are you still bringing toxins into your home for cleaning? Are you not even sure what these toxins are and what the alternatives are (like I was)? Let me help. Here’s a list of ingredients that can be in your toxic cleaning products: Alkylphenol ethocylates (APEs) and Nonyphenols (NPEs) Ammonia Fragrances – which could contain […]

Green Tip Tuesday – Soft Scrub

Another fabulous recipe from: Homemade Soft Scrub Ingredients: 1 cup baking soda warm water 2 -3 drops liquid soap 1. Combine baking soda with enough water to forma  a paste. 2. Add liquid soap. 3. Apply this no-scratch, chlorine free paste to surfaces and let sit for at least 5 minutes. 4. Scrub with a […]

Green Tip Tuesday – Liquid Dishsoap

I know, I know, you’re thinking “it’s about time she gets back to “Green Tip Tuesdays” Yes, it is about time…I mean I should try to have SOME standards around here. Today, I’m going to share my latest find in “Mother Earth News” magazine. It’s a recipe I’ve been searching for for quite some time […]

Green Tip Tuesday – Green Cleaning Giveaway WINNER

November 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Giveaways, Green Cleaning, Green Tip Tuesday, Green Tips

Yes, I’ve been a slacker on the “Green Tips” lately, but, I promise, I have not been a slacker in trying to be more and more green in my home and life. I know that making your own “green” products at home can just simply be a bit much for some people. If you’re busy […]

Green Tip Tuesday – Homemade Stain Spray

September 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Green Cleaning, Green Tip Tuesday

We ran out of stain spray! Yes, sound the alarm…this is serious. Do you have one of these? Or two of these? I know, innocent enough looking, right? Don’t be fooled though…trouble and stains always follow them around. So, when Pops sounded the alarm that We ran out of stain spray!, I had to remain […]

Green Tip Tuesday – Household Cleaner

August 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Green Cleaning, Green Tip Tuesday, Green Tips

I love Borax. Even though it says on the box “laundry booster”, I use it for much more cleaning than just in my laundry. Here’s a quick little tip to create a general household cleaner. Mix 1 teaspoon of borax with 1 teaspoon of liquid soap, squeeze in one lemon and add 1 quart of […]

Green Tip Tuesday – Clothes Cleaning

July 27, 2010 by  
Filed under Green Cleaning, Green Tip Tuesday, Green Tips

Here’s a little something to try this week and see if it works for you. If it does, maybe you can continue it throughout the year…. Switch to cold water washing. You can save 80 percent on energy used for laundry and save an estimated $60 a year. If you already wash in cold water, […]

Monday – Green Update

Every Monday I’m trying to post the latest “green” information I’ve found along with a tasty vegan recipe – remember it’s Monday so go Meatless!! Monday Recipe Here’s a tasty recipe from If you don’t know about, you should really check this site out. It’s one of my go-to sites for vegan and […]

More Green, Vegan and Eco ideas for Everyone!

WOW, I’ve been reading about so many new and exciting Green, Vegan and Eco-friendly items lately that it’s just simply about time I do another share page. Before I forget, it’s Monday, so go Meatless!! If you need an idea for dinner tonight, here’s a quick recipe: Mexican Casserole Vegan Ingredients: 1 lb rotini pasta […]

On the Radio with Bella Petite and Nia

I’m so EXCITED! This Tuesday morning at 10 AM, I’m going to be on the radio with Nia and Ann Lauren for the Bella Petite hour which is broadcast on America’s Web Radio. Click Here to listen live or to download and listen after the episode airs. For more information on Anne Lauren (editor in […]

Savings Sites of the Week

I’m back with more websites to help you save. To see a complete list of what I’ve posted in the past check out my Stuff-to-Share page. I’d like to feature this site this week because not only do they provide valuable coupons, but they also pass along 60 percent of the profit they earn to […]

Homemade Hair Care

Just saw this online and wanted to share. I share the link at the bottom of the post if you’d like to read more…enjoy! Basic Shampoo This is a great basic shampoo for all hair types. If you hair is oily, omit the optional vegetable oil, but if your hair is dry or damaged, you […]

Green Coupons

Yes, there is such a thing. Did you even know? Of course, I live in the Silicon Valley, so anything techie like this probably exists here. We’re lucky that way.I also think it is such a fabulous idea – for who doesn’t have a cell phone or laptop with them nowadays? If you’re like me, […]

Green Cleaning

February 11, 2010 by  
Filed under Green Cleaning, Green Tips, My Homestead

A good friend of mine, Nia Peeples, has started a new site called “Nia Peeples’ ELEMENTS OF LIFE”. Nia’s goal with this site is to form her own brand of health and wellness products and help spread the wealth of knowledge she has gained in her 20 plus years as a celebrity and a devoted […]

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