Secret to Cleaning the Top of Greasy Kitchen Cabinets

Instead of "How to Clean the Tops of Greasy Kitchen Cabinets", this post really should be called "The Horror That Lies Above" because that's exactly what was I found. You see, this is an area that I don't clean on a regular schedule. I think I mentally put it off because I know how icky it gets. All that dust that's mixed in with cooking grease =  sticky gross gunk. The only reason I even made it up there was because of another project that I've been working on that I hope to be sharing this weekend. Here's a sneak peek......more

Wellness Tip: Easy Cures for Clean

The main ingredient to keeping yourself, your home AND your food clean may be sitting in your pantry right this minute....more

Natural Remedies for Poison Ivy

Did you know that seven out of ten people are allergic to poison ivy? We just returned from a family vacation with one child covered from head to toe with poison ivy. Poison ivy symptoms are pretty straight forward:...more
Washing immediately after exposure is best, of course. It's the oil from the plant that causes ...more

Cheap and Natural Drain Cleaner

Baking soda and vinegar - nature's natural, non-toxic cleaners. I am still amazed by how well these two things together clean and deodorize....more
Great tip!more

HERBAL BATH BAG I'll have more recipes on soon, Robin. Are you a quilter, hence the name ...more

Homemade Pretzels

Sesame and poppy seed coated pretzels, crunchy brown exterior and soft chewy interior.

Clean Green! Simple Cleaning Recipes........

Housekeeping Recipes Basic Ingredients One Needs To Get Started To Create Your Natural Cleaners At Home Liquid Castile Soap or Castile Bar Soap (to grate for laundry) Baking Soda Borax White Vinegar Apple Cider Vinegar That is all you NEED! *Why Use Vinegar to clean? The answer is here... * ...more

Save Money & the Planet With Baking Soda: How Many Uses Can You Think Of?

I hear people bemoaning the high cost of "going green." And while organic food does cost more than its chemical-laden counterpart, I'm here to tell you that it's easier to spend more for healthy food when you save money in other ways. We can skip many of the green cleaners, deodorizers, and personal care products, most of which are fairly expensive. Why? Because baking soda is our friend. What's so great about baking soda? ...more

I have been starting to "go green" with my housecleaning products. I mostly just use water in ...more

Aspirin and baking soda--to cure your complexion's hangover

BlogHer is coming up in a couple of weeks, which means the time has arrived to talk about hangovers and how to cure them. I'm not talking about the boring old-fashioned kind of hangover you get from drinking too much. I'm talking about the hangover your face gets from overindulging in makeup and sunscreen and under-indulging in skin care. Luckily enough, the answer to both problems is aspirin and baking soda. The Baking Soda Exfoliator ...more

Excellent advice! :-)more