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Try These Simple Pantry Ingredients for Spring Green Cleaning
Try These Simple Pantry Ingredients for Spring Green Cleaning

Try These Simple Pantry Ingredients for Spring Green Cleaning

Ah! Spring is really here. The flowers are blooming and the longer, sun-filled days are so uplifting. Spring really gives me a natural energy boost that inspires me to dig in and get down to some serious spring cleaning. Time to swing open the windows, let the breeze…

Top All-Purpose Green Cleaners with Fresh Summer Scents
Top All-Purpose Green Cleaners with Fresh Summer Scents

Top All-Purpose Green Cleaners with Fresh Summer Scents

If cleaning the house is the last thing you want to be doing this summer, consider embracing some of the market’s best all-purpose, green cleaning products with fresh seasonal scents that will make you feel like you’ve brought the outdoors in. Full of aromatherapeutic benefits, they positively…

Top 10 Reasons to Make Your Own Green Cleaning Products
Top 10 Reasons to Make Your Own Green Cleaning Products

Top 10 Reasons to Make Your Own Green Cleaning Products

Have you thought about green cleaning and making your own products, but haven’t quite made the leap yet? Maybe you think it’s too difficult? Too expensive? Takes up too much time? Isn’t effective? Whatever the reason, you’re sure to change your mind…

Got Company Coming? Discover Easy Green Ways to Quickly Clean Your House!
Got Company Coming? Discover Easy Green Ways to Quickly Clean Your House!

Got Company Coming? Discover Easy Green Ways to Quickly Clean Your House!

Every year I plan, prep, and cook that special Thanksgiving meal, but sometimes fall short on time to do all my cleaning before guests arrive. Correction — I always run out of time! It never fails. No matter how much time I…

DIY Germ-Busting Aromatherapeutic Cream Cleanser for the Kitchen & Bathroom
DIY Germ-Busting Aromatherapeutic Cream Cleanser for the Kitchen & Bathroom

DIY Germ-Busting Aromatherapeutic Cream Cleanser for the Kitchen & Bathroom

Years ago I got sick of using bleach-filled, toxic, soft scrub cleansers to clean my kitchen sink, shower tile, and bathtub, so I researched some natural alternatives. I found that by simply mixing together some baking soda and liquid castile soap,…

A Frightful Tale: Pervasive & Harmful Chemicals in Cosmetics, Home Products, Food, & More!
A Frightful Tale: Pervasive & Harmful Chemicals in Cosmetics, Home Products, Food, & More!

A Frightful Tale: Pervasive & Harmful Chemicals in Cosmetics, Home Products, Food, & More!

Halloween is right around the corner, so I thought it appropriate to share with you a scary and gloomy “story.” Ready? Hair-raising movies, ghosts, and the like may be frightening, but do you know what’s even scarier? Pervasive and persistent, toxic…

DIY Antimicrobial Cinnamon Cleaning Spray for the Kitchen and Bathroom
DIY Antimicrobial Cinnamon Cleaning Spray for the Kitchen and Bathroom

DIY Antimicrobial Cinnamon Cleaning Spray for the Kitchen and Bathroom

A recent scientific study published in the journal Food Control inspired me to come up with this earthy and all-natural antimicrobial cleaning spray made with Cinnamon cassia (C. cassia) essential oil, which gives it a warm, spicy scent. Kind of…

Which of These 10 Methods is the Best Way to Wash Your Produce?
Which of These 10 Methods is the Best Way to Wash Your Produce?

Which of These 10 Methods is the Best Way to Wash Your Produce?

It seems like every few months I hear some terrible story in the news about how something as healthy and seemingly safe as produce made people sick, because it was tainted with a nasty pathogen like E. coli or salmonella.…