House Care

It Actually Works!

All right, so I know I shouldn’t be surprised.  I’ve seen it work on my garden pests, as in the previous blog on spraying for aphids and other insects.  However,

Cleaning My Cutting Board

My bamboo cutting board really absorbs the smell of onions, and seems to systematically release them whenever I cut up a watermelon.  I have found this cleaning method, with lemon

One Step at a Time

“Going green” is not a change that you can make suddenly. It takes time, research, and a change of habits to get started . If you take on too many changes at once, chances are you will overwhelm yourself and all your intentions will be sunk. What the transition doesn’t take is more money. Natural […]

Sal Suds in the Laundry

Sal Suds makes a fabulous laundry detergent.  This video shows how simple it is.  Clothes are left clean, soft, and fragrance-free.  Sal Suds is gentle enough for any washable delicates

My Favorites

If you haven’t had a chance to test the full range of Dr. Bronner’s scents, you may be missing out on your favorite. I am well aware that I have

Cleaning From the Pantry

You’ll notice that a lot of homemade cleaning recipes call for ingredients from the pantry.  I don’t know why so many food staples do great jobs at cleaning.  Perhaps some