It’s almost springtime, which means it’s time to scrub, sweep and sanitize every square inch of your house. Spring cleaning is also the perfect time to make the switch from hazardous chemicals to natural cleaning products!
Décor doesn’t need to be drab or expensive – in fact, all it takes is a little creativity and some upcycling to turn everyday items into unique, chic items that will compliment any room. Go a little green this spring and bring nature indoors with a super-simple decorative jar garden.
Few things are more mysterious than a dishwasher. Load it up, push a button and, like magic, caked-on guck, sticky crumbs and stubborn smears disappear. If peeking behind the curtain to discover the real story doesn’t interest you, skip straight to the numbers below. But for those who care what goes on behind that closed metal door, keep reading.
Your trunk is packed with heavy-duty hemp-fabric bags to haul home groceries. Everything in your pantry sports a USDA Certified Organic logo. You gave up shampoo because a homemade apple cider vinegar rinse is so much better for your hair—and the environment. Sound familiar? Thought so. In case you haven’t figured it out already, you’re a health fanatic. Still not convinced? Here are five more signs that we’re onto you!
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Fragrance is a popular component of many personal and household products. But when you stop and smell that rose-scented lotion, you’re not actually smelling roses. In fact, “fragrance” is a vague blend of ingredients that can be hazardous to your health and the environment. Here are four compelling reasons to go fragrance-free:
One day, you have a teeny, tiny baby, and only the most gentle baby shampoo will do. But little wisps of hair don’t require many suds, and before you know it, you’ve got a toddler with a full head of tangled curls and half a bottle of baby shampoo still untouched! Not to worry. Baby shampoo isn’t just for babies. Here are 10 uses for baby shampoo that might surprise you.
Did you know that the average American uses 40 pounds of toxic household cleaners per year? Or that cleaning products are the 3rd most common cause of poison exposure to both children and adults? I’m not mentioning these things just to scare you, but rather to make you aware of what you’re exposing yourself (and your family) to every time you squeeze the trigger of that conventional all-purpose cleaner.
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