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The Natural Fix for a Smelly Refrigerator

Here's an easy trick to keep your refrigerator smelling fresh from Gardenista contributor Erin Boyle. Above: To start, an affordable aluminum Dredger, made for sprinkling flour or powdered sugar, i…


How to Tell if Baking Soda & Baking Powder Are Still Good

I used to think baking soda and baking powder were eternal, like the culinary equivalent of Styrofoam or crayons. But as with most things, even baking soda and baking powder have a shelf life, as they…


3 Easy Homemade Fabric Softener Recipes

It is my ultimate goal to make, from scratch, any and every cleaning product that I use. And so far, Iím almost there! I make all my kitchen and bathroom cleansers from various combinations of bakin…


No ‘Poo: Get Beautiful Hair with Just Baking Soda & Vinegar

Truly natural or organic shampoos can be pretty pricey, but you don't need to drop big bucks for shiny, healthy hair. It might sounds like the recipe for a hair volcano, but baking soda and vinegar wo…


5 Surprising Uses for Common Kitchen Items

While it may seem like there may be nothing to eat in the house, that doesnít mean the contents of your kitchen pantry (or fridge) is totally without use. There exist a great number of little known us…


6 Ways Not to Use Baking Soda

By Adam Verwymeren, Networx Baking soda is a great and versatile tool around the home, and there are dozens of ways it can be put to use. It can cut grease, absorb odors and clean body parts, among…


Non-Toxic Cleaning Tips for Small Appliances

By Cris Carl, Hometalk For the most part, there is little to no need for strong chemicals or cleaning solutions when cleaning appliances in your kitchen. You can accomplish a great deal with e…


5 Products You Probably Aren’t Buying Organic (But Should)

by†Susan Lutz, Co-Editor of Organic Living on Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: I am constantly amazed at the array of organic products becoming available on the market, outside o…


Non-Toxic Shampoo and Conditioner: Day One

I've begun my attempt at using only all-natural shampoo and conditioner! After two days of not washing - that was purely circumstantial and not really part of my process, but since I'm writing down th…


Homemade Toothpaste

Skip the harmful chemicals in many commercial toothpastes and make your own. This is a simple, inexpensive, odor-eliminating, tooth-whitening, and very effective formula from Organic Body Care Recipes…


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