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4 Natural DIY Air Fresheners for Your Home

4 DIY Air Fresheners for Your Home

Today I have a guest post for you from Barry, a writer from London who knows a thing or two about essential oils.   Who doesn’t like a fresh and calming smell lingering around their home? We all do, yet…

Natural Sweater Freshening Spray DIY Recipe

Natural Sweater Freshening Spray DIY

I don’t know what the reason is, but my sweaters always seem to smell worse than my t-shirts and tank tops do during each of their respective seasons. It makes no sense to me because I’m always freezing cold in…

Homemade Natural Spider Repellent for Indoors DIY

Natural Spider Repellent for Indoors DIY

I just learned that it’s actually a myth that spiders begin to invade homes from outdoors in the fall, however, they do become more visible which is what led to this misconception. You see more spiders because fall is…

How to Make Natural Hand Sanitizer Gel

How to Make Natural Hand Sanitizer Gel

Did you hear about the recent ban on antibacterial soaps by the FDA? I was never a fan of mainstream antibacterial soaps or hand sanitizers. This was mostly due to the potentially harmful ingredients which are hormone disrupting and…

Get Rid of Fruit Flies Naturally - Fruit Fly Trap and Fruit Fly Repellent Spray

Get Rid of Fruit Flies Naturally – Trap and Repellent

A couple weeks ago given a pretty huge amount of pears. (Yay! They’re one of my most favourite fruits.) Unfortunately as they have been laying out to ripen, I have developed a bit of a fruit fly infestation in my…

Homemade Lavender and Clove Infused Vinegar Fabric Softener Laundry DIY

Infused Vinegar Fabric Softener DIY

I know it’s much healthier to use laundry detergent that is unscented. Sometimes, though, with unscented detergent I find that really strong odors can still linger in the clothing after being washed. I have been using vinegar as a fabric…

Homemade Citrus Dishwasher Detergent Tabs DIY - Borax Free

Citrus Dishwasher Detergent Tabs DIY

Up until my move to a different apartment last month, I have lived my adult life without a dishwasher. My first two places didn’t have one, and my last apartment had a terrible one that wasn’t even worth using.…

Homemade Natural Jewelry Cleaner DIY

Natural Jewelry Cleaner DIY

I remember being mesmerized by how sparkly my engagement ring was when I got it (seven years ago now). Over time of course that dies down. I’ve had it resized a couple of times, and both times it came…

Your Guide to Decoding Green Cleaner Labels

Your Guide to Decoding Green Cleaner Labels

Yesterday, June 8th, was World Oceans Day. The oceans hold about 97% of all the earth’s water, so it’s no surprise that the health of our oceans is so strongly connected to the health of our planet and us…