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Microfiber Cloths for Green Cleaning

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Green Cleaning with Microfiber Cloths

  Do you own any microfiber cloths yet? If not, you need to run and get one immediately! Microfiber cloths are a must have in your green cleaning arsenal. They are amazing and good for the environment because they allow you to clean with just water. You also get the benefit of saving money on paper towels because you launder them and reuse. They work for all types of surfaces without scratching anything. I love them for doing dishes and dusting and wiping just…

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Green Cleaning: My Journey

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My Journey to Green Clean

  Have you ever made huge, giant changes in your life overnight? No? Me neither! I will be the first to admit that moving toward a healthier lifestyle, more specifically, ​green cleaning​,​ is not an easy change. But, I can assure you, it is an important one…one you will reap the benefits of in the long run. This is something you should not only do for yourself, but also for your family! The biggest catalyst in my change started when…

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The Best Way to Clean Floors

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Best Way to Green Clean Floors

Think for a minute about how much use your floors get. You walk on them. Your children and your pets play on them. Do you use the 5 second rule? Now think about what you use to your clean floors with. Is it actually safe? Many recommended floor cleaners these days have questionable ingredients. Some rate high on the toxicity scale which isn’t something I feel comfortable having around my family. That is why I have moved toward making healthier choices…

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Why I Switched to Wool Dryer Balls

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Why I Switched to Dryer Balls

  Have you made the switch yet to using less toxic chemicals in the laundry room? Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, formaldehyde, nonylphenol, and dichlorobenzene are just a few of the many toxic ingredients that can be found in laundry detergent and dryer sheets, even ones that claim to be green from reputable companies. These have been know to have serious side effects including causing cancer, respiratory distress, asthma, skin irritants. Chemical fragrances are being piped into the air you breathe through the dryer…

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DIY Shea Butter Solid Lotion Sticks

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Shea Butter Solid Lotion

Have you taken a close look at the ingredients list in your body products? How many can you actually identify? As I begin my journey to a healthier and less toxic consumer, I decided to do just that. And, quite frankly, what I found bothered me. Our so-called healing ointments and lotions have ingredients in them that can cause irritation?? What?? That doesn’t sound right! Not to mention artificial fragrances that can cause asthma and allergies. No thank you! I knew I…

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