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Non-Toxic Cleaning

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 Ė I donít eat animals, I canít 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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13 Tips for More Serene Spring Cleaning

At this time of year, lots of folks feel the urge to start spring cleaning -- refreshing and clearing out their home to greet†the new season. However, just when the weather is (hopefully) getting nice…

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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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I'm a brand new veggan (almost 2 monts) and I'm looking for advices, recipes and golden rules to rea…

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