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On Guard for Cleaning

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On Guard Green Cleaning

Using essential oils to make your own natural cleaners does not have to be difficult. One of my favorites is doTERRA’s On Guard Protective Blend Essential Oil. This versatile oil contains a blend that naturally protects against certain environmental factors. On Guard’s sweet, spicy smell offers a fragrant, natural way to clean. It is also great for diffusing, making a natural hand cleanser, or to support healthy immune function*. doTERRA makes many products that feature On Guard Protective Blend Essential…

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Plus Recipe for DIY Garbage Pail Pods : Simply Earth Essential Oil Subscription Box Review

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Simply Earth Essential Oil Subscription Box Review

Who enjoys getting mail? I know I sure do. Subscription boxes are like a fun surprise every time. Simply Earth is a monthly essential oil subscription box. Every box has a different theme and all contain 4 essential oils, recipes, and supplies to make the recipes. March’s theme was soap making and this month’s (April) theme is cleaning. All the recipes are very easy, making it kid friendly as well. I received my box free in exchange for my honest…

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Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products

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Safe kitchen Cleaning Products

Let’s talk about the large variety of cleaning products we use in our kitchens, from the dish soap and detergent, to the sprays and surface cleaners. It is quite scary to think about all the toxins lurking under our sinks, just waiting for us to bring them out and wreak havoc with our health, and all in the laudable name of cleaning up dirt and germs! You might not be ready to take the leap to make your own products…

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Vacuum Cleaner Shopping Guide

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Vacuum Cleaner Shopping Guide

Should you splurge on a really good vacuum cleaner? My answer is a resounding,”Yes!” However, with so many options, it is hard to know what to buy. Upright or canister? Bagged or bagless? Stick or handheld? It can also be hard to know where to look for a good vacuum cleaner. On top of all that, the price points are so variable that you can be become confused about which make and model is the best value. Let me help you…

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Rubbing Alcohol Safe to Use for Green Cleaning?

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Isopropyl Alcohol

Rubbing alcohol, otherwise known as isopropyl alcohol, is cheap and easy to find. It is something we often already have in our homes as it is a popular choice for disinfecting purposes, such as earrings and skin. Prior to my research, I considered it a safe and green cleaner. But, because it is a chemical that is unsafe to drink, is flammable, and can cause skin irritations, I no longer feel comfortable including it on the list. Rubbing alcohol is…

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