Friday, February 1, 2013

A Huge Thank You and Promised info!

Hi All,
    For those who attended my, Residue Free- Beyond Green, talk at Marlene's, thank you for your amazing reception and interest in creating healthy homes.  As a huge bonus, my cold felt better after visiting with you last night.  I think it was from all the TLC you passed my way-THANK YOU!  

   Most likely with a clearer brain, my use of the microphone stand would have been a bit smoother!  Of course, the beauty in living is there is no such thing as perfection.  If we wait for this illusive thing called perfection we will be waiting a very long time and so much good comedy would have been lost along the way!

   As promised, here are some connections and resources for you.  They include links to Emmanuel from King County Hazardous waste, where to by Alpaca Ball and to Jeanette who is the city of Federal Way Recycling and Solid Waste Project Manager.  As an added bonus, I gave you the links to Women's Voices of the Earth- a great resource for making your own products and the link to our very own Marlene's.

  If you want further info, have any questions or want to be contacted for upcoming talks I'm giving, please call or e-mail me anytime.  Thanks again for attending, it was indeed an honor and pleasure  visiting with you all!!
  As always, wishing you a healthy and happy home.
 Healthy Home Specialist
 Residue Free Living
 Master EFT practitioner 

Emmanuel from King County Hazardous Waste.  As you could probably tell, Emmanuel is passionate and quite knowledgeable in his work, plus his is an absolute pleasure to work with.  Please check out the amazing resources King County has to offer its residents.  How fortunate are we that we have a place to ask questions, safely and at no charge dispose of unused products ( cleaners, chemicals etc) and have awesome people to work with!!

Alpaca Balls- Dryer Balls.  Jeannette from Federal Ways Recycling program told us about a great place to find this balls at  To find, in the search button type in: Alpaca balls.  As you will recall, alpaca dryer balls are felted wool to be used in your dryer in replacement of dryer sheets and fabric softener.  This is a huge reduction in chemical exposure plus when these balls finally wear out in 2-5 years, you can compost them as they are made of all natural fibers!!  Love it!!  There are two alpaca ball sites I recommend.  For keeping your alpaca ball shopping local, visit the Twilight Tango Alpacas which is located in Enumclaw Washington.  For finding your alpacas from a place near and dear to my heart, contact Pacages Farm Store - Alpaca Star Ranch in Amhurst Colorado. They raise their alpacas on the same farm my great grandfather raised his kids including my grandpa Biddie and Aunt Velma.
Jeannette City of Federal Way Recycling.  I feel so lucky to have friends like Jeannette.  Jeannette is incredible in her wisdom and resources.  She is the city's Solid Waste and Recycling Project manager.  If you live in the City of Federal Way you can count yourself lucky to have Jeannette on your team.  Jeannette has helped increase our city's recycling availability and knowledge.  She has opened doors for recycling in many of our multi-family housing as well as organizing local recycling events for us Federal Way-ers.  For all things recycling Jeannette is my go to expert.  She is a joy to work with and makes recycling very cool!   To get hooked up on her activities and contact Jeannette go to

Women's Voices for the Earth.  This site and organization are dedicated to keeping our families safe and healthy.  When you have a minute or two please visit is good mine of information.  The Women's Voices of the Earth is loaded with tips, recipes and resources for minimizing your chemical exposure and creating healthy homes and lives.  I love working with people and organizations that find joy in teaching and sharing, this is such an organization.  It is run by professionals with hearts of gold!!

Marlene's Market.  I love Marlene's not only for their incredible selection and healthy foods but maybe more importantly for the contribution they make to our communities health and happiness.  Each month Marlene's brings in guest speakers to help teach and share valuable wisdom into living and being healthy.  The bulk of these classes are at no charge or at a nominal fee.  Next month, a class that is calling my name is on Feb 9th, Raw gluten free chocolate deserts- yum!!  I'm already booked on that day or I would be calling to schedule today.  Please go to Marlene's home site for articles, specials and class schedules.


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