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The Green Your Insides Challenge

I'm Green Inside

Welcome! We have discussed building our communities, living locally, growing our own food, and generally playing our part to make the world more sustainable. But the truth is that my quest for sustainability began inside my home, the most local place of all. And once I paid attention to the air I breathed, the fluids I drank, and the environment I surrounded myself with, I stopped getting sick, my thoughts became clearer, and I looked and felt so much better than I’ve ever felt. I am a more effective human being that enjoys my life so much more!

So this is a challenge to start changing your indoor environment. Start at the root of your world, where your children live and breathe, where you family spends most of its time. Over the next several weeks, I’ll be sharing what I’ve learned over the years about how to green our homes.

Please sign up! Join us – for yourself and your whole family.

The Green Your Insides Challenge Is:

To start greening your own home.

First, start paying attention to what you put on your body, in your body, and around your body. Right now.

And then over the next few months, put it all into practice: take solid steps to green your indoor environment.

If you don’t know where to start, follow my articles as I talk about what we’ve done over the next several weeks!


I'm Green Inside

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Who’s Green Inside?

  1. Shibaguyz, Life With The Shibaguyz
  2. Becky
  3. Blue Fox, Blue Fox Garden
  4. TMC, Return To Rural
  5. Cheap Like Me
  6. Sarah, Suburban Entwife
  7. Aradia, Aradiay6′s Blog
  8. Michelle, Michelle Ellis Photography
  9. Bobbi, The Greene Onion
  10. Dina, Dina’s Hip Chick Chronicles
  11. Julie, Chez Artz
  12. April, My Grandma Was Green
  13. Kristen, Waheyah’s Journey
  14. Melissa, The Adventures of PrimGinger
  15. Lori, Life In Webster Groves
  16. Sonnjea, Koji’s Kitchen & Slowification
  17. Heather, Drivel And Whatnot
  18. Daharja, Cluttercut
  19. BevB, BevB’s Backyard
  20. Kim
  21. Garden Green
  22. Joy, El Mundo De Mamacita
  23. Willa, Plants And Animals:  All Sorts of Yumminess
  24. Mel, Homestead & Bread
  25. Jenn, Attempted Simple Life
  26. Miko’s Girl
  27. Kelly
  28. Jannah, Adventures in Life
  29. Michelle, Tales From a Panama-Mama
  30. WithAJoyfulHeart, Simply Seeking Jesus
  31. You?

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