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Non-Toxic Cleaning

12 Things You Should Never Buy (But Make Them, Instead)

You don't have to be a crafter to make things. The items on this list are all things that anyone can make, whether you're super artsy or have never crafted a thing in your life. Back when I was fir…

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How We’re Creating Superbugs

In 1970 the US Surgeon General William Steward told Congress that it is “time to close the book on infectious diseases.” He, like most people in the seventies, believed that in large part due to moder…

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This Earth Day, Pledge to Ditch These 7 Toxic Chemicals

Why not make Earth Day matter this year? Pledge to ditch these 7 toxic chemicals in favor of more natural and healthy products. 1) Triclosan - Triclosan is an antibacterial agent found in soaps, sh…

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3 Ways to Clean With Vinegar, Spit and Booze

Many of us know by now the merits of baking soda and vinegar when it comes to cleaning with kitchen ingredients. For the more adventurous, there's toothpaste, citrus and an odd assortment of pantry it…

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Creepy Things You Probably Don’t Want to Know About Dust Mites (& 8 Ways to Beat Them)

Dust mites are microscopic insects that can cause major allergic reactions if you’re susceptible. Reactions range from nasal congestion to swollen eyes to asthma. Since they’re so tiny, you’ll never s…

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6 Mistakes You’re Probably Making With Your Dishwasher

It's been a little over 60 years since dishwashers came into the homes of Middle Class America, revolutionizing housework in the process. Today, about 75% of American households enjoy the privilege of…

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8 Biggest Myths About Germs

We all know that we need to keep ourselves -- and our surroundings -- clean and sanitary to prevent disease. But how much do you really know about germs? Read on for some of the biggest myths about ge…

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8 Natural Ways To Get Rid of House Flies

Shoo, fly! Don't bother me! When they manage to make their way into your home, house flies are unpleasant and annoying to have around, with their incessant movement and relentless buzzing. Much worse …

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How to Keep Ants Out of Your House Naturally

This simple nontoxic trick is a little miracle ... and no ants were harmed in the writing of this story. I am a total wuss when it comes to killing things – I don’t eat animals, I can’t squish bugs…

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7 of My Favorite Ways to Use Beneficial Essential Oils

There are so many essential oils in the world... it can seem overwhelming! Don't despair! Even the most novice essential oil user can learn to incorporate oils easily into their everyday lives. …

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A good opportunity to go back to natural beauty which has no side effect.

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