What makes cleaning actually fun? A product that is non-toxic & WORKS on EVERYTHING! Here are 7 reasons you NEED to switch to Branch Basics' non-toxic soap.

7 Reasons Why You Need to Switch to Branch Basics’ Non-Toxic Cleaner

I have a confession: Every other week I clean a home for extra money. And I despise it. The only reason I do it is because it covers the cost of Andrew’s school. This gives me more uninterrupted time to work on building up Naturally Loriel and taking care of my Editor-in-Chief duties around here on Scratch Mommy. You have to …

You’d be surprised by the little ways you can adjust your life to be more self-sufficient and sustainable, which manifests into a permaculture home.

Creating a Permaculture Home

I first learned about permaculture about 10 years ago when I made a trip out to Bohdi Creek Farm, a Permaculture site in Washington State, near the North Cascades. Our friends Alan and Tricia introduced my husband Andrew and I to this way of living, and with us being very logic and solution-based by nature, the principles of permaculture really …