DIY Home Tips

Baking soda cinnamon air freshener

Baking soda cinnamon air freshener

 As we saw, most conventional air fresheners contain chemicals  such as formaldehyde, petroleum distillates, 1,4 dichlorobenzene and aerosol propellants. These chemicals are linked to skin and upper respiratory allergies and may lead to serious diseases. Formaldehyde is classified as a human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. […]

by September 16, 2013
Lavender baking soda air freshener

Lavender baking soda air freshener

Most conventional air fresheners contain basic chemicals  such as formaldehyde, petroleum distillates, 1,4 dichlorobenzene and aerosol propellants. These chemicals are linked to skin and upper respiratory allergies and may lead to serious diseases Formaldehyde is classified as a human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Phthalates are […]

by September 14, 2013
DIY tips on how to make iced tea

DIY tips on how to make iced tea

There are so many reasons to love tea: The crisp yet complex taste, the way it relaxes the nerves, its ability to wake you up, and its warmth that brings people together. Its healing properties makes it one of the second best drinks after filtered water. Tea is usually served hot […]

by September 10, 2013
Bee-friendly gardens may be killing our treasured bees

Bee-friendly gardens may be killing our treasured bees

Have you heard of bee-friendly gardens? Maybe you even have one. A new study was recently published showing that gardeners who are planting “bee-friendly” gardens may actually be harming bees more than helping them. Two environmental group called Friends of the Earth, and the Pesticide Research Institute conduced a study. […]

by September 6, 2013
Homemade apple wax remover

Homemade apple wax remover

Apples are one of Mother Nature’s sweet gifts to us. We have seen how apples contain many health benefits, and may help prevent stroke. They may look shiny and fresh at the supermarket, yet they may not be as clean or healthy as one would think. Apples produce a natural […]

by August 19, 2013
Tips for a healthier and greener 4th of July

Tips for a healthier and greener 4th of July

We should lead the way in the healthy and green world. Here are some tips on how to have a greener and healthier 4th of July and celebrate being Americans. 1. Please recycle: Look, sort things before dumping all in a garbage bag. 75% of our trash can be recycled. By […]

by July 3, 2013
Humming bird nectar

Humming bird nectar

Summer is here and it is getting hot. Our little humming birds need more nectar. Making them a natural nectar is the way to go. Please avoid the commercial red nectar that is sold everywhere. It is said that the red dye may be harmful to them. It is better to […]

by June 15, 2013
Hydrogen Peroxide natural uses

Hydrogen Peroxide natural uses

Hydrogen peroxide (HP) is a tough, nontoxic chemical. It is a great item to have in your home and it is inexpensive too. Inexpensive mouthwash: Dilute equal parts of water and HP and use as a mouthwash, be very careful not to swallow any of the solution. It will kill germs […]

by April 10, 2013