Our favorite 7 natural cleaners, using ingredients found in your home!
What you will need: empty bottle / spray bottle, water, vinegar, baking soda, essential oils, Kosher salt, natural soap, and a lemon!
½ cup Baking Soda
10-20 drops Tea Tree Oil (#2507)
Add the above ingredients to your toilet.Next, add ¼ cup white vinegar to the bowl, and scrub away while the mix fizzes.
White vinegar – in a spray bottle
Spray direct on areas of mildew, and let sit 1 hour.Rinse with warm water, and use a sponge to remove any lasting bits of mildew.
¼ cup Baking Soda
¼ cup Natural Soap(DB Laundry Soap)
Mix together, and create a paste.Use paste as a natural scrub.
Cut a lemon in half, and run it over the surfaces.Let sit for 15 minutes, and rinse!
Use Kosher salt as an abrasive on your pots and pans to naturally remove left on food & grease.
Mix 20-30 drops of essential oil of choice (we like lavender or a citrus) to a one-gallon jug of white Vinegar. Add 1/3 cup to each load of laundry.Shake before use.
Heat the oven to 125°F. Once the oven is warm, grab your spray bottle of white Vinegar, and spray directly onto the affected areas.Turn off the oven and let it cool.Use a towel to scrub away the mess. If you need more cleaning, sprinkle baking soda or salt on the area, and spray with vinegar.Follow with a good rinse/wipe.
Cleaning should be FUN, not toxic.
Not ready to mix up your own cleaners? Here are some options for you!
Ingredients:Water, Saponified Olive Palm, Castor, and Coconut Oils, Essential Oils, Potassium Sorbate.
DB Citrus Laundry Soap, #7202, $20
APRIL ONLY Earth Day Sets (read more below, or in the Monthly Promos Article).
Ingredients:Water, Saponified Olive & Coconut Oils, Orange Valencia, Tea Tree, Pink Grapefruit & Eucalyptus Essential Oils, Neem Oil, Rosemary Oil Extract.
DB Clean, #7209 $16
Lemon Oil, #2504 $19
The benefits of that plain little old bottle of 3% peroxide you can get for under $2.00 at any drug store. (seen on the internet)
Top 10 Items That Don’t Require Refrigeration
Keep your fridge more organized by not storing these items in there. Article by Windtraveler.
Pancake Syrup, mustard, ketchup, chocolate syrup, bread, pickles sweet & dill, hot sauces, olives, sauerkraut, bbq sauce, tortillas, pies & pastries, non-dairy creamers, anything containing vinegar, peanut butter, soy sauce, lemons / limes, peppers, onions, apples, tomatoes, cheese, jam, oil based salad dressing, butter, eggs
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Do your rubber gloves seem too long?
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When you have a sweatshirt on, because the sleeve gets in the way?
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