Pumpkin pie lattes, cooler weather, red/orange/yellow leaves, my birthday…what do all of these things have in common? Fall time! My favorite time of year! I absolutely love it when the temperatures drop and the leaves start falling to the ground! It makes me want to fill my home with the scents of the season and enjoy pumpkin pie EVERYTHING!Continue reading
I don't know about you, but when I hear that Febreze commercial using the slogan “breathe happier,” I tend to get all worked up over it. It is impossible to “breathe happier” when you are breathing in toxins, allergens, and bronchial irritants, all of which are ingredients in Febreze room sprays, candles, and other “air fresheners” sold on the market. I almost feel like all of these companies should be charged with false advertisement, for labeling their products “air fresheners”.
Did you know that most of those candles that you buy at the store are just burning toxic fumes into the air that your family and visiting friends breath, in your home? Those toxic chemicals are called “VOCs” (Volatile Organic Compounds) and they have been linked to everything from cancer to fertility problems. I had no idea that all of those wonderful clean linen scented Glade and Febreeze candles, that I used to love, were so full of all kinds of chemicals. Continue reading