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Spring Clean Safely: 3 DIY Solutions

Spring Clean Safely: 3 DIY Solutions

My life is an exercise in moderation. While there are some fantastic safe cleaning products on the market these days, there are also a few household cleaners that are so darn easy to make yourself it seems silly not to. Here are three of the easiest ...
7 Surprising Places Germs Lurk

7 Surprising Places Germs Lurk

You may think you know all the usual suspects where germs like to hang—the toilet for one, as well as those pesky sponges that are so difficult to disinfect completely. But there’s a fair amount of places the germs like to congregate that may take yo ...
2-Ingredient DIY Natural Laundry Detergent

2-Ingredient DIY Natural Laundry Detergent

Benzaldehyde, diethanolamine, quaternium-15, bleach. Many mainstream detergents are made with a laundry list of chemicals designed to dissolve dirt, lift stains and leave your clothes smelling fresh. But you don’t have to expose yourself to toxic ing ...
4 Days to a (Naturally) Spotless House

4 Days to a (Naturally) Spotless House

Nothing feels as good as walking into a clean house, but between leftover holiday clutter and all the sludgy dirt we tend to track indoors this time of year, the idea of a thorough cleansing might seem beyond daunting. We’re guessing you don ...
A Trick for Refreshing Denim Without a Wash

A Trick for Refreshing Denim Without a Wash

Ever buy a pair of expensive – like really expensive – jeans? If they were made from raw denim, also known as dry denim, you may have gotten some very specific care-and-cleaning advice before leaving the store: don’t wash them. At all. For six months ...