In the News: Dairy Pride, Menstrual Cups, AB 495

Deep in the recesses of Larisa’s newsfeed… updates on the Dairy Pride Act, new studies on menstrual cups, and Assembly Bill 495. Links Mentioned in this Episode: Episode 39: The Not So Funny Stuff on Larisa’s Newsfeed Dairy Pride Act Press Release Study Journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology: Impact of Currently Marketed Tampons and Menstrual […]

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Making Working Work, Episode 54

How do we balance being full-time working moms and podcasts – while staying as sane as possible? Listen in to hear us discuss what works when we’re working. Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: New Belgium Glutiny Pale Ale Real Simple Article: The 10 Secrets of One Unflappable Working Mother Episode Sponsor: Buffy […]

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Cleaning Up Cleaning Products, Episode 53

It will come as no surprise that many common household cleaning products are actually pretty toxic to our health. Listen in as we chat about the surprising reality of cleaning product regulations and what changes you can make to clean up your products. Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Troegs Nugget Nectar Federal […]

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Two vs. Twins, Episode 52

Parenting is hard no matter what, so today we dive into the difference between parenting twins and two kids of different ages. Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Oscar Blues Guns and Rose Legendairy Lactation Supplements Fenugreek Episode Sponsor: Buffy Buffy makes comforters that are better for you and the earth, using skin-friendly […]

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Health Myths Debunked, Episode 50

Want to know the real truth about some of the common health myths? Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Stone Moxie Gold IPA Myth #1: You need to take a daily probiotic Recommended Brands: Klaire Labs Hyperbiotics – round pill, skip this one if you have trouble swallowing pills Ora Organics Corganic Myth #2: […]

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Going Crunchy? Getting Started with Skincare, Episode 49

It’s tough to switch entirely over to natural skincare, so join us as we share the top ingredients to avoid to get you started.  Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Lawson’s Finest Liquids Sip of Sunshine IPA Ingredients to avoid: Fragrance/Parfum Phthalates Phthalates ban in children’s products Retinyl palmitate, retinyl acetate, retinoic acid […]

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Going Crunchy? Getting Started in the Kitchen, Episode 48

You asked, we answered! Here are our recommendations for taking the first steps to a non-toxic kitchen. Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Mionetto Prosecco Dogfish Head Namaste White Teflon Episode: Larisa Begs Alison to Stop Using Teflon EWG Tap Water Database FDA information on Melamine Product Recommendations: Stainless Steel Pans Baking Sheets […]

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What’s in my nail polish?!, Episode 47

Nothing makes us feel more put together than having our nails painted. But unfortunately conventional nail polish is chock full of chemicals that we’d sooner avoid. Links mentioned in this episode: What we are drinking: Bonterra Sauvignon Blanc Barnivore: Vegan wine, beer and liquor database Duke and EWG Nail Polish Study 5-Free Polish Recommendations CND Vinylux   Julep […]

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Bloopers! Episode 46

Join us as we share a behind the scenes look at the Crunchy Cocktail Hour including some of our favorites from 2018, a look at 2019 and bloopers from previous episodes. Happy New Year!  Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Dogfish Head Liquid Truth Serum Sound Production by: Yōkai Audio Dream Guests: Amy McCready […]

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