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DIY Natural All- Purpose Cleaner Recipe

Essential Oils, General, Green Cleaning
DIY all- purpose cleaner vinegar

Homemade all- purpose cleaner is not only easy to make, but also, safe, effective, and inexpensive. I have 4 great recipes from which you can pick and choose. Try one or try all to find which one you prefer. First, start by grabbing yourself a spray bottle. I like to use 16 oz glass spray bottles I buy from Amazon HERE. But you could also recycle glass vinegar bottles or use dollar store plastic spray bottles from my article HERE.…

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Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products

General, Green Cleaning
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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Rubbing Alcohol Safe to Use for Green Cleaning?

Green Cleaning
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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Essential Oils for Cleaning

Essential Oils, Green Cleaning
DIY all purpose cleaner which essential oils to use

With natural cleansing and purifying properties, it is easy to see why essential oils would be great to use for natural cleaning. I love diffusing them to naturally scent and purify the air in my home and making homemade cleaners and sprays. Best of all, it is so easy to do. (My favorite reference for the properties of oils is either Modern Essentials Usage Guide from Aroma Tools or The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy by Valerie Ann…

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5 Things We Forget to Clean

Green Cleaning
Remember to Clean These 5 things

Spring is in full blast and summer is right around the corner. Have you done your spring cleaning yet? Yes? Good job! No? Well, what are your waiting for? I have a few important reminders of things in our home we tend to overlook. The five areas in our home we forget to clean that need attention more often than you would think: Bathroom rugs – They don’t have a chance to dry out well between uses which means mold and…

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