Welcome!

I’m Brittany and I’m so glad you are here! Wanting the best for my children, I started on this journey of becoming green and crunchy. I now realize that not only do they need a safe home but that I do also. Curious about why this blog is named: The Pistachio Project? My husband came up with it… pistachios are green and they are crunchy… thus a great name for a blog that focuses on all things green and crunchy!

Going Natural

Month by Month

Learn how to go natural without getting overwhelmed! With this guide, you’ll make the switch to a natural lifestyle month by month.

World’s Easiest DIY Sunscreen

It's been years since I first learned that there can be harmful ingredients lurking in our skincare products and sunscreen is one such product. Sunscreens often use quite a few ingredients in order to make their sun protecting product and many of them are not all that...

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Natural Sunburn Relief Cream

I've been meaning to whip up a natural sunburn relief cream for ages now but living in the Pacific Northwest, I thankfully do not have much opportunity to get sunburned. Until this week... It wasn't too hot but the sun was out and we were out for 2 hours in...

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Carrot Raisin Salad with Ginger

Do you have any side dishes that are just iconic to your childhood? I'm sure you do! I have a few and most of them usually are side dishes we had during holidays. One such side dish is the classic carrot raisin salad. Now honestly, as I'm writing this I'm trying to...

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Homemade Herbal Slime

I'm a little late to the slime trend. I avoided it for so long because one it's messy and quite honestly.... with 5 kids, I just don't enjoy more mess. (I'm not one of those moms. I send my kids to Grandma's house for the messy crafts). The other reason I steered...

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Soothing Lavender Chamomile Face Mask

Does your face ever tell you that it's in dire need of calming down? The weather, the beauty products, the dirt and grim of our daily lives can really take a toll on your face. A great way to calm down your face is with a face mask! Face masks in and of themselves are...

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DIY Herbal Window Clings

I had no idea that window clings were a thing until a few years into parenthood. These simple gel like stickers are a simple and easy way to keep kids entertained for hours on end. Seriously.... All 5 of my kids just spent a good hour playing with the herbal window...

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