• An Introduction to Essential Oils + the 5 ways you should be using them and the one way you should not. | simplywellfamily.com

    An Introduction to Essential Oils and The 5 Ways You Should Be Using Them

    By now you have probably heard of essential oils if you are not already using them. I first started using essential oils about 20 years ago. Back then I mainly used them as an air freshener, as an alternative to popular chemical “plug-ins”. However, nowadays my use of essential oils goes well beyond freshening the air in my home. The History of Essential Oils Essential oils and their benefits were first discovered centuries ago. Many…

  • Be Green: 10 Simple Changes You Can Make At Home

    Earth Day is right around the corner! So I got to thinking about the first changes I made in my life to live a little more green. There are many reasons to make changes and live a more Simple Natural Life. One of those reasons is to help take care of the Planet Earth. Another reason is to reduce the number of toxic chemicals you bring into your home. Global Warming At this point in time,…

  • The Best Tofu Noodle Soup

    Today’s recipe is Tofu Noodle Soup. If you love tofu, you’ll love this recipe. If you don’t love tofu, don’t run away just yet! This soup will provide a satisfying hearty dish.  This page probably contains affiliate links. You can read the full disclosure policy here. If you purchase something through a link on this page This Little Blog of Mind will receive a commission at no cost to you. Myself and my family thanks…

  • 3 Ingredient DIY Laundry Detergent

    Laundry detergent can be expensive. Many are full of artificial (aka toxic) fragrances and other chemicals that are harsh on the fibers of our clothes. These not-so-great ingredients are then on our bodies! Why Homemade? I use homemade laundry detergent because it’s easy, inexpensive, and I can control what is in it. I’m a busy person and I know you are too. It only takes a few minutes to make enough laundry detergent to last…

  • 15 of The Best Indoor Plants

    Have you heard of off-gassing? Basically, we bring items into our homes that contain chemicals. These chemicals, also known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are dispersed into the air of our homes. The release of these chemicals is commonly known as off-gassing. We cannot be completely free from off-gassing. However, we can help reduce the number of VOCs we bring into our homes. If you want to learn more about which items in your home…