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Home Decor: Natural Rugs

If your respectable home décor needs some jazzing up, one item can do the trick in just about any room: a great area rug.  Available in a wide variety of colors and styles, a well-chosen rug can provi…

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6 Natural Skin Care Secrets (video)

OK, secrets no longer. Here they are: oatmeal, olive oil, sugar, lemons, milk and baking soda. Surprised? Actually some are for your skin; some for your hair. Watch the video and you will see what…

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Odor Removing Secrets

Have you ever wanted to get the smell of perfume out of something and not been able to get rid of it? Cat pee? The new smell in a car? I’ve figured out how to remove most odors using kitchen cupboa…

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Clean Your Home Naturally (video)

This is the best video I’ve seen on how easy it is to make your own green cleaning supplies. Patty Kim from National Geographic’s The Green Guide walks you through the virtues of eight green cleani…

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Clean Your Sink Naturally (video)

Check out this super simple and natural way to clean your sink. All you need is baking soda and a lemon or lime. Watch how it is done. …

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10 Baths That Heal

I lived for two and a half years without running water (while living in a tipi on a commune where I bathed daily in an ice cold creek). I still marvel the blessings of hot running water for its calmin…

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Natural Home Cleaning Tips (with video)

Is it crowded under your sink with bottles of cleaning products? Healthy cleaning at home starts with some basic ingredients that keep toxins at bay, the EcoNest sparkling and your pocketbook happy. …

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13 Baking-Soda Beauty Tips

My "beauty routine" has always been pretty minimal, but once in a while, I'm inspired to freshen up. I started to think about glow- and shine-inducing products that I already have on-hand--and my favo…

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5 Basics for Non-Toxic Cleaning

Learning to clean from scratch—making homemade recipes—can truly work if you take time to understand a bit about the chemistry behind how the materials work. Here are the five ingredients that I find …

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Battle the Top 10 Germ Hot Spots

If we could take a tour of our homes wearing germ-vision goggles, we might be reluctant to re-enter after running out the door screaming as if we'd just escaped from the world's creepiest haunted …

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