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Design Considerations

This post will explore some of the issues you might want to consider in the design of your house, including utilizing passive solar heating, window and door placement for optimal fresh air flow, and keeping potentially challenging spaces like the laundry room walled off from the living space. 1,004 more words

Chemical Sensitivities

50 Shades of Brain Fog, Part One

Hello Spoonies!

Because I have Lyme, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, allergies, and chemical sensitivities, brain fog is one of my worst symptoms. Really awful. Er, what was I talking about? 76 more words

Chronic Illness

Roofing: Part 2

In Roofing: Part 2 I will explain what we used for roof insulation, recommend some safer caulk options to seal roof vent pipes, and discuss ceiling materials. 1,436 more words

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Non-toxic nail polish and an awful manicure to show it off.

Just a normal day at home…but it wasn’t. Any time I can get my daughter outside is an absolute gift. I thought I would give her a manicure and pedicure. 101 more words

Kitchen Cabinets, Part 2

In Kitchen Cabinets, Part 2, I will explain how to build and attach the cabinet doors, join the cabinets together, and discuss countertop materials.

Joining The Cabinets Together… 1,726 more words

Chemical Sensitivities

Kitchen Cabinets, Part 1

Because kitchen cabinetry is normally made from engineered materials like mdf, plywood, or particleboard, people with chemical sensitivities have to find other solutions that will be safe for them. 1,514 more words

Chemical Sensitivities

Roofing: Part 1

Roofing for the chemically sensitive poses certain challenges. First you will want to avoid composite building materials that are held together with toxic glues. But you may also react to the terpenes in softwoods present in what is called SPF (which stands for spruce, pine, fir) framing lumber. 1,347 more words

Chemical Sensitivities