Monthly Archives: February 2013

Refuse Plastic

Refuse Plastic Bags        Each year, Americans throw away some 100 billion polyethylene plastic bags. Only 0.6 percent of bags are recycled.  From Worldwatch                             While standing in line to check out with my groceries an outspoken woman caught my attention.  She … Continue reading

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Recipe for my Non-Toxic Cleaner

This is my Non-Toxic, All-Purpose Cleaning Recipe. I use this to clean sinks, wash floors, and for most of my cleaning needs. Place the following in a heavy duty spray bottle: 3 1/2 Cups warm water, ¼ Cup vinegar, 2 tsp Borax, 2 … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Chocolate Pie

Happy Valentines My healthy  “no waste” and “chemical free” Chocolate Pie Chocolate Pie for Valentine’s Day Use organic ingredients to be chemical free, and bring reusable containers to your local coop to purchase ingredients in bulk. Crust: 2 cups shelled … Continue reading

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Don’t Purchase Products with Triclosan

For those of us who love our lakes and care about clean water:  You should be paying attention to the recent debate about Triclosan. What is Triclosan?  It is an antibacterial used in hand wash and soaps and some other products.  For some … Continue reading

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January on Lake Superior

Superior Views, January, 2013 “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says “Go to sleep, … Continue reading

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