Goodbye Laundry Detergent!

Like that title? Imagine not having to buy laundry detergent…how sweet would that be? I’ve had fun saying goodbye to many traditional products in the past like Ziploc bags, plastic water bottles, plastic straws, paper towels, and Teflon. But now it’s time to say farewell to good ol’ laundry detergent. Now I’m not talking about … Read more

5 EASY WAYS TO GO GREEN

Sometimes going green can be an hard thing to do. We feel like we like it’s all or nothing. You may think that since I have a blog called, “Ashley’s Green Life” that I’m living the high-fab super green life. But I’m not. I guess you could say I’m one green girl, but on a … Read more

36 WEEKS AND NESTING

Okay so last week I said I was done nesting and now I’m just “preparing”…well I was wrong. I am in full “nesting mode” over here. I think I didn’t quite understand the meaning of nesting until this week, and let me tell you, it’s not preparing. Preparing is when you chop the veggies for … Read more

12 WEEKS AND NURSERY IDEAS

Hey everyone, so I think this little baby has been doing some growing this week because I sure have felt tired! In the prior weeks it seemed like my focus was on food, but now my focus has been on sleep! I have taken a 20 minute nap everyday for a week now, usually I’d … Read more

MY LIFE…8 WEEKS PREGNANT!

So you may be wondering how I’m doing now that I’m 8 weeks pregnant, and the answer is great! I feel very fortunate that I’ve haven’t had any morning sickness, my main discomfort is just that certain foods don’t sound too great and in the evenings I get this “really full” feeling in my stomach. … Read more

Goodbye Teflon!

Hey everybody, time to get a little Erin Brockovich here as I talk about Teflon. Pretty great right, non-stick cookware-what could be bad about that? Well, in some of the “green books” I’ve been reading, I keep coming across information about some dangers that are lurking in these “non-stick pans”. One of the dangers is … Read more

GOODBYE PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES!

So have you ever thought twice about using plastic bottles? In this day and age, it’s pretty common to get your water from plastic bottles. I know I thought they were “healthier” than tap, and although it cost quite a bit to buy all those bottles, I felt “green” because I would re-use my bottles … Read more

GOODBYE PLASTIC STRAWS!

For all my smoothie-loving friends out there, here’s a post you might appreciate. When I first started making smoothies, I was going through at least one plastic straw a day, and since I started feeling some eco-guilt about that I decided to try reusing the straws. This worked fine for awhile, except for those days … Read more