How much money do you spend on cleaning and laundry products each month? Now tally that up to each year? Of those cleaning products, and supplies, how many chemicals are present? Worse, how much is ending up in the landfill? The chemicals found in house cleaning products create the most toxic environments for people and… Continue reading Create an Eco-Clean Home With These Easy Steps
I urge you to read the back of your bath and beauty products. Go ahead. Somewhere within the ingredients list, you will see 'fragrance.' A bit vague isn't it? Fragrance, what does that mean exactly? It means a cocktail of harmful chemicals have been added to your product to mimic a scent. Secondly, these don't… Continue reading Fragrance – What’s in it,exactly?
You may have noticed blogs on the internet, YouTube tutorials, and pins on Pinterest convincing us that DIY (doing it yourself) is easy. So is it really worth it? As an avid DIYer the answer is definitely YES! Yes, it's worth the time, money, and effort to make your own body products. As consumers we… Continue reading Why You Should DIY Instead of Buy
If you've been enjoying the benefits of essential oils, you're not alone. Essential oils have made a big comeback into the home. The popular oil diffusers, and burners are very trendy right now, and although they have many positive health benefits for us humans; they can be quite toxic to pets. Cats especially lack the… Continue reading Essential Oils Great For Humans, Not So For Pets.
Do no harm to the bugs, but we can still keep them away safely. Essential oils are an effective way to keep your patio and porch mosquito, ant, and spider free all summer. I will share with you my secret recipe. DIY Bug Off Spray 1 clean and empty spray bottle (approx. 30 oz.) 30… Continue reading Natural Ways to Keep the Bugs Away
If you've been considering making your home more eco-friendly and non-toxic, but don't know where to start....there is hope. About 12 years ago I made a decision to cut out all toxic cleaners and chemicals from my home. But this didn't happen overnight. I'm not suggesting throwing out all of your cleaning products and buying… Continue reading Simple Ways to Detox Your Home on a Budget