Honey and camomile are two of the most popular additives to natural soap bars. Combining the two is to make, and the melt and pour soap base creates both a pleasing scent and feel when used. The use of honey in soaps infuses it with humectant compounds that help combat and prevent acne, as well … Read more How to Make Honey and Chamomile Soap
Would you rub formaldehyde and hormone disrupting chemicals on all of your baby’s bottom? I am sure you answered no to that question. Well, if you are using some brands of commercially manufactured baby wipes, odds are you are doing just that. Learning how to quickly and ultra cheaply make DIY natural baby wipes can … Read more DIY Natural Baby Wipes and Why You Should Make Them
DIY foaming hand soap is simple and cheap to make – and your kids might just even wash their hands more diligently because they enjoy all of the little bubbles so much. To reduce your family’s exposure to plastic, and to the harsh chemicals it contains, you can buy nominally priced glass foaming soap dispensers … Read more How to Make Natural Foaming Hand Soap
Cleaning the shower is about as much fun as cleaning the oven. That is probably why we all put it off until it is absolutely necessary. Successfully completing this tedious chore does not mean you have to resort to the use of potentially toxic chemicals in your bathroom. On average, household cleaners like the shower … Read more 5 DIY Natural Shower Cleaner Easy Recipes
This DIY low-tox all purpose kitchen cleaner is designed for use on natural stone surfaces to avoid potential scratching of the surface by using either baking soda or borax. This all natural multi-purpose kitchen cleaner should remain potent for several weeks when stored in a container with a firm-fitting lid.
Sanitizing your kitchen cutting board is a must to prevent bacteria from forming, and making your family ill. Using chemical laden commercially manufactured cutting board sanitizers could defeat your family’s health goals, and cost a lot more money than making an all-natural disinfectant in mere minutes. The kitchen cutting board gets as much traffic as … Read more DIY Natural Kitchen Cutting Board Sanitizer
If you don’t want to use Borax in your DIY kitchen cleaners, an alternative is to use baking soda. You will have to use some liquid dishwasher detergent, but Blue Dawn is one of the best you can use if you’re worried about harmful chemicals. Store any unused portion of the kitchen cleaner in a … Read more Homemade Kitchen Cleaner with Baking Soda
This DIY kitchen cleaner uses Borax, and it can be used as a deep cleaning agent for scouring away not only germs, but grease residue. If any residue remains after scrubbing, use a cloth lightly dampened with only distilled white vinegar to remove any unwanted streaking. Why Borax? Well, because it offers more thorough scrubbing … Read more DIY Natural All-Purpose Kitchen Cleaner with Borax
Mold inside the home can be a very dangerous thing, but cleaning it doesn’t have to be. If you are dealing with any mold infestation, or want to avoid one, bleach is probably what the internet is suggesting you use. Sure, bleach works on mold, but it can also be toxic to both humans, animals, … Read more 5 DIY Natural Mold Cleaner Recipes You Should Try
DIY all-natural all-purpose bathroom cleaners cost only pennies to make, and do not release potentially harmful or fumes waft inside of your home. Because of proprietary laws, manufacturers are not even required to tell us exactly what goes into many of the cleaning products, air fresheners, and fragrances that might be sitting in your cabinet … Read more DIY Natural Bathroom Cleaner – Only 3 Ingredients!
Cleaning your glass and windows and being left with a streak free shine does not require the use of costly and possibly harmful, store-bought glass cleaners. Removing grit and grime from glass, and leaving the surface looking beautiful can be easily accomplished with this DIY natural glass cleaner for mere pennies on the dollar. Are … Read more DIY Glass and Window Cleaner
Not only can you freshen and deodorize your carpets and upholstery with DIY recipes, you can remove stains from your carpets naturally, as well. I would be shocked if you did not have all the ingredients needed to create a homemade carpet stain spray sitting in your homestead pantry right now. There are two major … Read more DIY Carpet Stain Spray Recipe
Stop, do not pitch your little girl’s favorite dress, that blouse your splurged on, or your husband’s best dress shirt just because it has a big bad stain. You do not have to use harsh or potentially toxic chemicals found in a plethora of manufactured stain pre-soak products to get that stain out. Natural DIY … Read more DIY Stain Pre-Soak Solution Recipe
DIY carpet freshener recipes get rid of odors naturally, without exposing your family and pets to potentially dangerous chemicals. Wall-to-wall carpeting in homes is becoming less commonplace, but throw rugs, sectional rugs, and pet beds still scream out for freshening and deodorizing to keep the whole house smelling fresh and clean. Carpet fresheners soak up … Read more DIY Baking Soda Carpet Freshener
DIY carpet cleaners can remove dirt, grime, blood, food, and drink stains from your carpets and rugs without exposing your loved ones to potentially harmful chemicals. This natural carpet cleaner recipe is so mild that I even feel comfortable using it on our dog beds. If you have pets, children, and messy boots on your … Read more DIY Natural Carpet Cleaner
Cleaning the oven and preventing the build up of bacteria causing old food absolutely does not require the use of caustic chemicals. The automatic cleaning features on many modern ovens can help prevent grime from forming in the oven to a decent degree, but just typically does not work well for a true (and natural) … Read more DIY Natural Oven Cleaner Recipes