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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 May 29, 2019
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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 28, 2019
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DIY Pest Management

Controlling pests in the house can be a pain. Not only are they annoying, but they can also be dangerous. Some insects and animals can be carriers of deadly diseases, such as mosquitoes who carry the West Nile Virus. While pesticides work, they contain  toxic chemicals that are harmful to you […]

by May 27, 2019
DIY stain remover for whites

DIY stain remover for whites

DIY stain remover for whites Did you know that laundry detergents contain petroleum derived surfactants and waxes? They are known to be cancerous and can damage immune, cardiovascular, reproductive and respiratory system? A green laundry means cleaner clothes for you and your loved ones. Doing your laundry the natural way […]

by May 25, 2019
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
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