House Care

Deodorizing the Garbage Disposal

Recently, my son learned the unforgettable life lesson known as "what-happens-when-you-leave-a-hard-boiled-egg-in-your-lunch-box-over-a-three-day-weekend." Unhappily, the rest of us got to experience the natural consequences of that lesson as well.

10 Steps to Green

It’s a new year and a time for new beginnings. I love this time of year. I never understand why it has this impact on me, but I

Sal Suds Dilution Cheat Sheet

There is a lot of overlap here with the Castile Soap Dilutions Cheat Sheet because the products can often be interchanged. It is largely a matter of personal preference,

My Cleaning Cabinet

Here’s what all the housecleaning info on my blog boils down to: in this cabinet all the recipes, recommendations, ingredients and tools I've mentioned reside.

Dust Mites and Castile Soap

Dust Mites are something I don’t like to think about, especially not in the context of their residence in my house. However, just slightly below them in my grossness

Changing the Smell of Clean

To me, growing up, the smell of clean was sharp, pungent, and nose scouring. It didn’t smell like any naturally occurring substance I knew of. When I smelled it, I

Wood: Making It Shine

When I sat down to write about wood, I figured it would be a quick short post. Six pages of notes later, I realized this wasn’t the case.