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Baking Soda for Green Cleaning

Green Cleaning
budget friendly cleaning

Baking soda is yet another of my favorite, budget friendly cleaners featured in my article, ​Dollar Store Deals for Green Clea​ning. Like vinegar, the uses for it seem endless. You may be familiar with it for its ability to make your baked goods rise; however, it has tons of practical cleaning uses as well. It is nontoxic to humans and very versatile. Baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, is derived from a mineral and in simplest terms is a…

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Which Brand of Essential Oils is Best?

Green Cleaning
Essential Oil brands

If you are an essential oil newbie, you might be wondering what they are and why are they so great. Essential oils are concentrated aromatic liquids which are extracted from certain varieties of flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, leaves and grasses. There are literally hundreds of these oils and they have various uses from killing germs to clearing up acne and everything in between. They are so powerful that just a few drops will do the job. If you want to…

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Vinegar for Green Cleaning

Green Cleaning
Safe, budget friendly cleaning product, vinegar

Is vinegar not the most versatile product ever? Not only does it have tons of uses for cleaning and cooking, but it is also very reasonable. So reasonable in fact, it makes it into my article, Dollar Store Deals for Green Cleaning. But the dollar store isn’t the only place to get a great deal on it, white distilled vinegar is easily accessible at pretty much any store these days. Vinegar is an ingredient I use for cooking so by…

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Castile Soap for Green Cleaning

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Dr Bronners for Green Cleaning

Liquid Castile Soap is a must have in your green cleaning arsenal. I consider it a splurge item because it costs more than my Dollar Store Green Cleaning Deals but fortunately isn’t a “break the bank” type of item either. Because it comes in concentrated form, a little goes a long way. What is so great about Castile Soap you ask? It is a vegetable oil based soap that is great for cleaning. It is free of harsh chemicals and…

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Creativity Flows in Colorful Colorado Part Three

Art, General, Out of Town
Creativity Flows in Denver Colorado

The last stop of our colorful Colorado trip was Denver.  It was a natural choice for our last night in the state as it was also the city of our departure airport.  Since urban photography isn’t my forte, I will take the time to appreciate my talented boyfriend’s pictures. Although it is still under construction, you can go check out his website over at Raw Shots Photo. Now if you really want to appreciate a large city such as Denver, I have…

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