Homemade Deodorizing Spray – Non-Toxic and Green

This is one deodorizing spray that smells divine – and it’s cheap and easy to make with no harsh or toxic chemicals. It’s safe for those with asthma and allergies, too! I’ve also included a free printable to tack onto your bottle so you never have to look up the recipe again. Ever thought about […]

Natural Laundry Fragrance and Softener

A natural and green method to replace dryer sheets, fabric softener AND add some heavenly fragrance to your freshly washed clothes. And it’s so terribly easy!   Once I made the switch from commercial laundry detergent to making my own green, natural detergent for a fraction of the cost, I have really missed the lovely […]

Homemade Drain Cleaner – Green and Non-Toxic

You can make your own drain cleaner using ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, with no worries about the toxic and even fatal chemicals found in drain cleaners. You just need vinegar, baking soda, and citrus fruit peels. Drain cleaners are one of the most toxic chemicals there are, in fact, they are […]

Tips for Green Carpet Cleaning and Maintenance

Keeping your carpet clean and fresh doesn’t have to be toxic – here are some green, natural and safe recipes and ways to keep your floors clean and allergen-free.In our very first house we had mostly hardwoods, which I both loved and disliked. I loved it because cleaning up spills and potty training is WAY […]

Homemade Citrus-Infused Vinegar for Green Cleaning

Vinegar is one amazing product – I use it all over the house for homemade cleaning products, cooking and even on my hair (apple cider vinegar conditioner)! As much as I love it, the smell does get to me sometimes and I’ve finally gotten around to making my own scented vinegar to take the edge […]

Homemade All-Natural Foaming Hand Soap with Free Printable Label

I’ve been using Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap non-stop since my first gallon arrived from Amazon six months ago (buy it here). If you’ve been following my blog since then, you know how much I LOVE this amazing soap (I wrote a whole post on it). I use it in cleaning products, in the shower, and […]

My Favorite Homemade Green Household Cleaners

Making your own green cleaning supplies is surprisingly easy, cheap and totally non-toxic! Here are my favorite cleaners with free printable labels so you can save the trouble of looking up the recipe again! Back in March, I posted about the green household cleaners I’ve been making and using around the house, complete with a […]

Apple Cider Vinegar & All Its Wonders

Apple Cider Vinegar is one of nature’s most perfect creations (plus a little involvement from people!). I have been amazed at how many times it has helped me to heal from sicknesses, helped my digestion, even improved my eczema and skin. An apple a day keeps the doctor away, right? Well it certainly does, especially […]

Hydrogen Peroxide – An Amazing Green Bleach Alternative

So, my wash cloths are getting really stinky, and washing them isn’t helping because that nasty mildew has set in. In my past life, I would throw them in the washer with some bleach and knock the mildew and smell right out. But my more informed, greener self can’t do that anymore and so I […]

How to Start Making Your Own Non-Toxic Cleaning Supplies at Home

Making your own cleaning supplies at home is really very easy and there are so many benefits – it saves a ton of money and if you use the non-toxic ingredients I suggest, will also benefit the environment, save your health and make your home much safer, especially for children and pets. I was inspired […]