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Natural Cleaning Week: Carpets & Stains

Natural Cleaning Week: Carpets & Stains

We’re talking carpets and stains today, as part of the 22 Day Spring Clean Challenge.  I am almost finished with my 22 Days…just two more left!  Where are you at???  I challenge you to take a read through the list and start your own countdown to a spring clean home NATURALLY!  And that’s what this…

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Natural Cleaning Week: All Purpose & Floors

Natural Cleaning Week: All Purpose & Floors

It’s still Natural Cleaning Week, where I am sharing my personal all-natural cleaning methods and recipes with you in response to the 22 Day Spring Clean Challenge.  Today I’ll be sharing my two all-purpose cleaning sprays and floor cleaning solutions.  I’ve even got a great regimen for hardwood floors, so stick around and read on!…

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Natural Cleaning Week: Wood Furniture Polish

Natural Cleaning Week: Wood Furniture Polish

In my home growing up, we used lemon scented spray like Pledge or Endust to clean and shine our wooden furniture.  I know now that those cans of cleaner are toxic.  These types of spray furniture cleaners contain petroleum, silicone, paraffin and kerosene which are used to make it seem like they are cleaning and…

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Guest Post & How To from ‘Goofy Mama’

Guest Post & How To from ‘Goofy Mama’

Today we have a *guest post* to share from “Goofy Mama” blogger, Allison Kuznia.  Today she is sharing her family’s sweet and simple all natural (and extremely affordable) recipe for homemade whitening toothpaste.  We’re enjoying it mint flavor right now with pure food grade peppermint essential oil, and I think I’ll be trying orange or…

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Product Review & GIVEAWAY: SKIN Organic Body Care

Product Review & GIVEAWAY: SKIN Organic Body Care

Alright folks, I have discovered a fabulous new organic product line to share with you!  I am so excited about it!  The company is called SKIN — a complete body care line free of chemicals, parabens, fragrances, and preservatives.  I love it because SKIN is completely organic and natural.  Check out SKIN’s product ratings on…

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How To: Homemade Dishwasher Soap & Rinse Agent

How To: Homemade Dishwasher Soap & Rinse Agent

Here it is, y’all!  The long awaited Homemade Dishwasher Soap recipe.  We are usually a wash-by-hand family, using dish soap (recipe to come for that as well) as little as possible, only when something is pretty scuzzy or oily.  We like to conserve water and soap (and electricity) as much as possible.  But, we broke…

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7 Tips to Raise Baby Green on a Budget

7 Tips to Raise Baby Green on a Budget

With a pregnancy comes the realization that babies are expensive.  But is that really true? Since Adam and Eve, people have been having babies and it didn’t seem to pinch their pocket books with families of 10, sometimes even 20 children.  In my opinion, even today, having a baby doesn’t mean you have to kiss…

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DIY Natural Relaxing Bath Salts

DIY Natural Relaxing Bath Salts

A warm bath has a way of relaxing out the stress from your muscles.  Pair it with the heavenly scent of lavender which provides a natural soothing effect, some mood lighting, quiet music, and you’ve given yourself a great gift — 20 minutes of relaxation!  Here is my recipe for Lavender Bath Salts. Lavender Bath…

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