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Non-Toxic Cleaning

10 Natural (And Vegan) Tips for Cleaning Your Whole Home

Spring has arrived, and itís time to clean the house! But for the conscientious consumer, household cleaning can be a headache. Mass-market products are often full of harsh chemicals that pose a healt…

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12 Ways to Use Temperature Instead of Chemicals to Clean

Do you really need a pantry full of cleaning chemicals? Or can ice, boiling water, baking soda and vinegar clean most everything? We put a few temperature-based house cleaning methods to the test, …

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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DIY Non-Toxic Foaming Handsoap

Who doesn't love a luscious foaming hand soap? Even better if it's non-toxic foaming handsoap! There are some great natural brands out there making non-toxic, healthy and velvety foaming hand s…

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7 Common Dishwasher-Loading Mistakes That May Surprise You

Brought to you by the researchers who spend their time studying the mysterious mechanics that happen behind the closed dishwasher door. Of all the complicated things we have to contend with in day-…

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5 Most Versatile Pantry Items Outside the Kitchen

Many pantry items are versatile in the kitchen: eggs, potatoes, cheese and cauliflower to name a few. But a few special pantry items are so versatile that they pull double-duty (or even triple-duty) a…

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51 Fantastic Uses for Baking Soda

I don't mean to sound seditious here, but I have a rebellious plan to combat the ills that many corporations are perpetrating in the name of fighting grime and germs.†My main gripe is about the enviro…

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Keep Your Shower Naturally Clean

Before discussing the eco-friendly way to clean your shower, I should mention one fact:†I've got a thing for worn-out undershirts. Since the time when my kids grew past the cuddly onesie stage, my…

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How to Use Soap Nuts + A Soap Nuts Quiz

Have you been as curious about soap nuts as I have? I'm getting ready to take the soap nuts plunge and have been reading all about these handy, natural alternatives to chemical detergents. Take the so…

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Green Cleaners Containing Ammonia Recalled

Two Mean Green cleaners are being recalled because they may contain ammonia, even though labels say they donít. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of Mean Green Super Str…

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Hope you have a very long happy life Milkshake, you are adorable.

already sounds relaxing.