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Natural Cleaning

Homemade Reusable Cleaning Wipes

March 9, 2011
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Today I came across the idea for homemade reusable cleaning wipes (with disinfecting power!) and am officially sold. I’m making my own based on this recipe and am so excited to try them out. Sometimes it’s necessary to wipe up a mess quickly and I like the idea of storing these right in my kitchen […]

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TWIST Cleaning Products

March 5, 2011

So it’s no secret that I’m really into natural cleaning lately (especially with the E-Book moving full force ahead) and I just have to share how much I love the TWIST brand. I had already told you about how just one of the Twist European Sponge Cloths can outlast 17 rolls of paper towel, but I […]

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Homemade Foam Handwash (Updated)

February 19, 2011
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I first shared a post for homemade foaming hand wash back in ’09 and I still make and use it all the time. However, I’ve recently come across a great tip that makes it an even better product. I still use one part liquid castile soap (Dr. Bronner’s unscented baby-mild) and 5 parts water, but […]

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Natural Hair Brush Cleaner

February 15, 2011
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Even though I use my hair brushes every day, I somehow don’t remember to give them a good cleaning all that often. I noticed recently that they were getting quite dusty and dirty so I decided to try out a natural cleaner on them. I could have just bought new brushes, but didn’t want to […]

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Natural Cleaning E-Book Annoucement

February 11, 2011

I am excited to share that I have an e-book in the works with all sorts of natural cleaning tips & solutions! It is still in process, but will be finished and available this spring (just in time for spring cleaning! :) ). It will include a list of many natural ingredients to clean with […]

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Cleaning with a “Twist”

January 27, 2011

One of my favorite new cleaning tools is a TWIST European Sponge Cloth which I picked up at a eco-friendly store nearby. A pack of 3 was $3.99 and mine are all white, but I see there are some cool colored ones available online, even on Amazon. These sponges clothes are plant based and completely […]

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Homemade Foam Handwash

December 27, 2009

I ran out of liquid soap this weekend and had to come up with a quick (yet still healthy) replacement.  With the farmer’s market closed for the season and very limited options at the health store, it was time to whip up a homemade recipe for foaming soap. I happened to have an empty foaming […]

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Home Uses for Vinegar

December 14, 2009

Vinegar is a great cleaning product (as you may remember from previous posts on using it to wash linoleum floors, windows, cat litter boxes, etc. It is an inexpensive, versatile household cleaner and I’ve recently come across a website sharing many more uses for white distilled vinegar than I’d ever thought possible (1,001 to be […]

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Baking Soda Money Savers

August 12, 2009

We’ve all heard of using baking soda for baking and for deodorizing but it can also be used for cleaning, heartburn relief, and more!  The best part is, because the only ingredient is Sodium Bicarbonate, baking soda is an environmentally friendly and relatively inexpensive product. I love using it when I clean the bathroom tub.  […]

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Homemade Cleaner for Cat Litter Box

June 14, 2009

While I love my sweet (and sometimes naughty) kitties, there are days that I just want to throw their litter box right out of the house. I’m sure that any cat owner can relate to the constant maintenance required and the difficulty in trying to keep it clean. Luckily, there’s a natural cleaner to help ensure […]

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