Category Archives: Cleaning

Using Lemons to Naturally Brighten Whites and Destroy Dinge – Does it Work?

  Dingy laundry seems to be a fact of life, especially in homes with kids.  While there are many harsh stain busting chemicals on the market, a natural mama looks for something a little more eco-friendly.  Martha Stewart recommends boiling … Continue reading

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Using Borax to Destroy Dinge: Does it Work?

Borax is a naturally occurring mineral that works as an all natural cleaning agent.  A thorough review of available literature suggests that Borax is generally safe for household cleaning, although it is wise to keep it out of children’s reach. … Continue reading

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Washing Laundry With Soap Nuts Review – Do They Work?

Soap Nuts are the berries from trees in the Lychee family, which are native to tropical climates.  The soap nut berries contain saponin, a surfactant that can be used like a soap.  Historically, soap nuts have been used in folk … Continue reading

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Essential Oil & Toilet Paper Roll Bathroom Air Freshener Review – Does it Work?

Bathrooms are fragrant in a bad way.  Essential oils are fragrant in a good way!  Can essential oils be used in a way that refreshes their scent with every bathroom visit? The Good Better for you – essential oils can … Continue reading

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Freshening a Smelly Mattress Using Sunshine Review – Does It Work?

It’s a fact of life: mattresses can get stinky.  We spend about a third of each day laying on them, and without a plastic cover they have the potential to absorb all kinds of body fluids and bacteria.  But what to do with … Continue reading

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