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The top 6 mosquito repelling plants for your home and garden

The top 6 mosquito repelling plants for your home and garden

If you have kids and pets this is one more reason why should opt for healthier options and avoid commercial pest control products. Mosquito repelling plants really work! Using plants to repel mosquitos serves many purposes. It not only keeps flies away, but also adds beauty to your garden. We […]

by April 30, 2019
DIY geranium hand wash soap

DIY geranium hand wash soap

This is a simple, inexpensive DIY geranium hand wash soap. It will leave your hands thoroughly clean and you will not have to worry about chemicals such as Triclosan. Most anti-bacterial soaps contain triclosan (and the related triclocarbon). This chemical is found in almost all in liquid hand soap. It is […]

by November 14, 2018
Tips for a healthier and greener 4th of July

Tips for a healthier and greener 4th of July

Here are some tips on how to have a healthier and greener 4th of July to celebrate being Americans. 1. Please recycle: Look, sort things before dumping all in a garbage bag. 75% of our trash can be recycled. By recycling after your 4th of July party, you will help reduce […]

by July 4, 2018
The unique benefits and uses of essential oils

The unique benefits and uses of essential oils

Health practitioners and experts swear by essential oils in treating acne, respiratory problems, and even memory problems. Essential oils are natural oils usually extracted by distillation with steam. The oil carries the benefits of the plant or flower that it comes from. Discover the unique benefits and uses of essential […]

by June 8, 2018
How to regrow 5 common veggie scraps

How to regrow 5 common veggie scraps

How to regrow 5 common veggie scraps There are parts of vegetables that we don’t eat, like stems and cores. Just because we don’t eat some of these parts, does not make them useless. Did you know that you can regrow some vegetables using scraps? These simple tips will help […]

by June 1, 2018
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DIY Lavender clothes starch

This DIY Lavender clothes starch smells great and does the work! Do you want “crispy clean” starched clothes without toxic chemicals? We love DIYs (Do It Yourself) as they are inexpensive, simple and the way to go. Commercially available starch have additives, fragrances and harmful chemicals. By making your own, you […]

by May 17, 2018
Natural windshield washer fluid

Natural windshield washer fluid

Healthy living is a life style. It is about the natural solutions you select to clean and take care of your home and garden. With this in mind, we have an inexpensive natural windshield washer fluid recipe. Some store-bought windshield washer fluids contain methanol, a wood alcohol that is toxic […]

by March 25, 2018
DIY scented toilet paper

DIY scented toilet paper

DIY scented toilet paper Are you tired of your unscented toilet paper and wish to avoid chemicals? This DIY scented toilet paper trick is a very simple way to add a beautiful scent to toilet paper. Let’s look at how to make this easy DIY scented toilet paper: Directions: Place […]

by March 18, 2018