If you’re not already excited about fermentation, then you will be soon! My insatiable desire to educate myself on the subject has allowed me to become fairly conﬁdent in many areas of fermentation, and now I’d like to share that knowledge with you! There is just something so incredibly satisfying about being able to preserve your own food without, well, preservatives, while simultaneously making them healthier. But First… What is Fermentation?
When my daughter started crawling, and putting everything she could find in her mouth, I really started questioning our household cleaning products. Although I had an idea that they were somewhat toxic, I never realized the full extent of their destruction until I started to do more research. Turns out, the common household, multi-purpose cleaner is far more toxic than I’d imagined, and inside the home, it’s our little ones, pets, and elderly who suffer from these products the most.
First of all, it’s important to know why you should STOP buying laundry detergent and START making it… Laundry detergent is toxic for your health and the environment. Plain and simple. Your laundry room is said to be the most toxic room in your home, and for good reason. Laundry detergent contains many toxins and carcinogens that can be absorbed into your skin just by wearing your clothes, or breathing in the “fresh” laundry air. Just listing the ingredients in commercial detergents, and the effect that they have on your body and the environment, says it all! Here are some of…
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