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Flu Fighting Finds from Etsy

Flu Fighting Finds from Etsy

Photo (above): Breath Easy Organic Herbal Bath from Sunnyside Skincare Flu season is here, and we at Ladybud are sniffling, sneezing, and sleepwalking our way through February. Here’s a list of 10 handcrafted comfort items from the artisans of Etsy to help get you through the flu a little easier. Feel better soon! Herbal Vapor […]

Hemp Bill Approved in New Jersey

Hemp Bill Approved in New Jersey

“The New Jersey Assembly of Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 4-1 in favor of Assembly Bill 2415. This legislation would legalize the licensed cultivation of industrial hemp. Members of NORML New Jersey including Executive Director Evan Nison were present to testify in favor of this legislation. – via Erik Altieri, NORML Communications Director Ladybud […]

REVIEW: Tea Tree Therapy Toothpaste

REVIEW: Tea Tree Therapy Toothpaste

These days, all sorts of gross stuff ends up in your toothpaste–detergents, chemicals, additives, artificial sweeteners and even pesticides! If you wouldn’t want to eat it, why would you want to smear it all over your teeth? Unfortunately, the hardest part to switching away from processed chemical products to natural ones is finding one that […]

LADY BUSINESS: Maggie of Vedge Candle

LADY BUSINESS: Maggie of Vedge Candle

Vedge Candle is a Pacific Northwest company and the brainchild of a new friend I have yet to meet in person, Maggie. Vedge Candles are premium quality soy candles made in beautiful, reusable Weck Jars. From their website: “ Exceptionally fragrant without being overpowering, these are made for the compassionate, eco-conscious, practical consumer.” Maggie’s story […]