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Finding the Deep in Deep Cleaning

Finding the Deep in Deep Cleaning

I don’t know about you, but I approach spring-cleaning with a mix of resistance, dread and mild angst. I want to get in to the nitty gritty of the surfaces and scrub with abandon, but there were several layers in the way to get to that point. Layers ...
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 ...