Eco-Friendly Tips to Teach Your Kids
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Eco-Friendly Tips to Teach Your Kids

My mom used to tell me things like “don’t throw that candy wrapper on the floor” or “PUT THE PLASTIC IN A DIFFERENT BAG!” Yea, beside the fact that my mom yelled quite often, she instilled a lot of eco-friendly values (unbeknownst to me) that are almost like second nature. Thinking about this got me...

December 5, 2013December 5, 2013by
Nature First’s Showcase: Dr. Bronner’s Magic Pure Castile Classic Soaps
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Nature First’s Showcase: Dr. Bronner’s Magic Pure Castile Classic Soaps

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Pure Castile Classic Soaps is a line of eco-friendly soaps founded by Dr. Emmanuel Bronner way back in 1948. The soaps received praise due to there being nothing else like it on the market, and in my opinion, there still isn’t.  The company is held together today by the 4th and 5th...

August 7, 2013August 7, 2013by
Mopping for Perfection
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Mopping for Perfection

Nowadays, mops come in many different shapes and sizes. Some work better on some surfaces than others. Finding which mops will give your floor the best shine possible can begin to be quite tedious and not mention annoying. Luckily, we’re here to save you a lot of time…and a headache. So, before you go and...

July 22, 2013July 22, 2013by
Natural Deodorizers for Around the Home
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Natural Deodorizers for Around the Home

We all want our homes to smell clean, fresh and welcoming. While chemical air fresheners are widely available, you may want a safer, non-toxic alternative. Natural deodorizers can keep your home smelling good without irritating anyone’s asthma or allergies. Stop the Stink If you need to deal with offensive odors from sports equipment, dirty laundry...

May 31, 2012May 31, 2012by
A Beginners’ Guide to Aromatherapy
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A Beginners’ Guide to Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic essential oils derived from plants and can offer a variety of therapeutic benefits. The right essential oils can improve skin conditions, alter your mood, ease muscle pain and help to keep your home clean and fresh. There are many different essential oils, each with distinct properties and purposes. Common...

May 27, 2012May 27, 2012by
How to Make Your Own All-Natural Laundry Soap
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How to Make Your Own All-Natural Laundry Soap

Laundry detergent is a necessity in any home, but can be costly, particularly if you prefer an all-natural product. DIY laundry detergent allows you to control the ingredients and chemicals you’re exposed to on a daily basis. You can opt for a liquid or powder formula, depending upon your preferences. Ingredients You only need a...

May 22, 2012May 22, 2012by
Clutter Be Gone
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Clutter Be Gone

Clutter Be Gone! – How to Organize and De-clutter Your Space in Less than 15 Minutes a Day Getting organized and staying organized is a challenge for many of us. Whether papers pile up because you’re never home or kids’ toys are overtaking the living room, de-cluttering and organizing can make even the smallest home...

May 18, 2012May 18, 2012by
25 MORE Household Uses for Baking Soda
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25 MORE Household Uses for Baking Soda

This is a continuation of a previous post. Find part one with 25 other uses for baking soda here Pet Care Sprinkle pet brushes with baking soda to reduce pet odor and keep Fido’s fur looking its best. Create a dry shampoo for your dog by combining baking soda and cornstarch. Sprinkle lightly onto your...

May 15, 2012May 15, 2012by
25 Household Uses for Baking Soda
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25 Household Uses for Baking Soda

Baking soda or bicarbonate of soda is a safe, non-toxic and inexpensive addition to your household pantry. While you may think of baking soda as an ingredient in your favorite biscuit recipe, this all-purpose product can clean, freshen and deodorize your home. In the Kitchen Place an open box or dish of baking soda in...

May 14, 2012May 14, 2012by
5 Ways to Recycle Coffee Grounds
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5 Ways to Recycle Coffee Grounds

Any coffee drinker knows that the coffee grounds pile up quickly, pot-by-pot. While you can toss your coffee grounds straight into the compost bin, they can be re-used around the home and garden. Re-using your coffee grounds can reduce waste, especially if you’re a regular coffee drinker. Regardless of how you handle your coffee grounds,...

May 2, 2012May 2, 2012by
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