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  • Start Here: 5 Crucial Steps to Decrease Toxins in Your Home

    Start Here: 5 Crucial Steps to Decrease Toxins in Your Home

    This post will help you do the five most important things to detox your home. I will tell you exactly what to swap to make this as easy as possible to get the biggest bang for your dollars and your efforts.

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  • 20 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for 2022

    20 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for 2022

    What follows are some of the items on my wish list this Mother’s Day–the beautiful, ethically-made, toxin-free items I am hoping to both give and receive. I hope you’ll be able to spend the day with your favorite mother figures! (Please note that anything you’d like to buy from our store should be ordered by […]

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  • Is Goat Milk Formula Healthier? 5 Goat Milk Formulas Reviewed

    Is Goat Milk Formula Healthier? 5 Goat Milk Formulas Reviewed

    ***Due to the national formula shortage we are unable to currently stock many of these products. I would recommend Holle goat milk formula (See below) for the best alternative that is available right now direct from the Gimme the Good Stuff warehouse! *** Organic baby formula is a hot topic here. In fact, it’s what […]

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  • Safe Baby Wash & Soap Guide

    Safe Baby Wash & Soap Guide

    1. Babo Botanicals Sensitive Newborn Foam Wash / 2. MADE OF Foaming Organic Baby Wash  / 3. Carina Organics Baby Shampoo & Wash / 4. healthybaby Shampoo & Body Wash / 5. esembly Wipe Up Wash & Foamer Kit / 6. Tandi’s Naturals Gentle Herb Bar / 7. Green Goo Aloe Baby Wash / 8. […]

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  • Non-Toxic Wooden Furniture Guide

    Non-Toxic Wooden Furniture Guide

    1. Clean Sleep 2. Medley 3. Copeland 4. Vermont Woods Studio 5. Avocado When you think of natural, non-toxic furniture materials, wood probably comes to mind immediately.  In theory, wooden furniture should be free of toxins, but there are several things to look out for when considering a bed frame, dresser, dining table, etc. In […]

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  • Finding the Good Stuff in Arizona (Sedona, Scottsdale, Grand Canyon)

    Finding the Good Stuff in Arizona (Sedona, Scottsdale, Grand Canyon)

    I’ve always wanted to visit Sedona. As a Vermonter, I imagined that it would share the crunchy vibe of my hometown, plus I was dying to get up close to those otherworldly red rocks. While Sedona turned out to be more commercialized than I had imagined, I still loved spending a few days there, and […]

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  • Natural Easter Basket Ideas 2022

    Natural Easter Basket Ideas 2022

    Easter is one of my favorite holidays, and I used to go all-out when the boys were little–now, it’s harder to find things that I find pretty and toxin-free and that they can also be excited about (these cookies work for us both). Fourteen of my favorite Easter gifts for kids of varying ages are […]

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  • Safe Sunscreen Guide

    Safe Sunscreen Guide

      All Good/ 2. Kabana/ 3. California Baby/ 4. Goddess Garden/ 5. Think/             6. Beautycounter / 7. Poofy Organics/ 8. Badger/ 9. Babo Botanicals The overzealous use of sunscreen on kids has likely contributed to the widespread vitamin D deficiencies we see in children — linked to cancer, depression, multiple sclerosis, […]

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  • Safe Disposable Diaper Guide (Updated 2022)

    Safe Disposable Diaper Guide (Updated 2022)

    1. Nest/ 2. Bambo / 3. Healthybaby / 4. Andy Pandy / 5. Joonya / 6. Dyper / 7. Kudos  I wrote this non-toxic diaper guide for the first time when Felix was still wearing them! (He’s now 12.) My original introduction to this section read something like, “Sure, we all know we should use […]

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  • Automatic Toilet Cleaners: Searching for Good Stuff

    Automatic Toilet Cleaners: Searching for Good Stuff

    When we moved into our new apartment this fall, I noticed that the bathrooms each had a clip-on automatic toilet cleaner, like this: I, of course, removed them immediately, partially because it somehow felt gross to pee on the thing the prior family peed on (not rational, but just icky), but also because I assumed […]

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