DIY Anti-Flea and Tick Spray

I remember my first dog, I was 11 and she was just a few weeks old. Her name was Gigi and she was the cutest Poodle and who-knows-what mix. I’ve had dogs almost all my life, so naturally I’ve had a few encounters with fleas and ticks. Thing is, I used used conventional (e.i toxic) […]

DIY Degreaser Soft Scrub

I dislike cleaning the stove very much. Very, very, much. Or at least I did until this DIY degreaser soft scrub. I’ll admit it, I used to let grease from cooking just sitting on the stove procrastinating cleaning it. The whole point of procrastination is you are avoiding to do something you don’t want to […]

10 Reasons to Switch from Plastic to Glass in the Kitchen

Let me tell you a quick story about a girl who liked convenience in the kitchen. She had plastic everywhere. She stored all her food in plastic, heated the food in those containers, took lunch to work in those containers. Plastic is everywhere and so she never gave it a thought. Why would you want […]

Is Bamboo Safe and Eco-friendly?

Are you still using a plastic cutting board? Tsk, tsk. It’s okay, really. I have to confess in my pre-green days plastic was all I used. I mean, plastic is cheap and convenient, so I get it. But there are a few issues with using plastic in the kitchen:

Get Rid of Static Naturally

Static. Maker of Albert Einstein hairdos, attractive skirts sticking to the legs, and that pleasant electric shock when getting towels out of the dryer. What’s static? I’m not going to bore you with a physics lecture about the electrical charges of atoms, because let’s face it, I wasn’t paying attention in High School when I […]

Green Cleaning for Carpets

Carpets. Ugh. I don’t know you but I hate them, yet it seems hard to avoid them. Everyone has at least area rugs, and some of us whole rooms with wall to wall carpeting. The thing about carpets is that they trap dust, dust mites, and any pollution brought into your home (lawn chemicals, animal […]

10 Essential Items for Green Cleaning

Green cleaning doesn’t have to overwhelming. Sure, there are lots of recipes for green cleaners out there, from the very basic to very complicated ones; enough to fill a whole Pinterest board with them. But green cleaning can be easy and simple. The key is to know what the essential items are and what to […]

Sage Infused Vinegar

Cleaning with a solution of equal parts white distilled vinegar and water is by far one of the most effective ways to clean, not to mention one of the safest you your health, your family’s, and yes, even the environment. Add the power of herbs, and you have one super cleaning solution. In this case […]

All-Natural Anti-Flea Dog Shampoo

  I thought we were out of the woods after the the warm weather went away, so I let up on all my natural flea prevention, until one day I noticed one of our dogs energetically scratching himself. It can’t be. Sure enough, both my dogs had fleas. I knew which essential oils are good […]

My Guest Post at Girl Meets Nourishment: Soft Scrub & Mold Killer for Tub and Tile

I know not many people like to scrub the bathroom, I actually do like it. I know weird. The bathroom is just one of those places one must keep up with, or it can easily get out control. Especially if your bathroom has no windows or any other type of ventilation mold can be a […]