Category Archives: Cleaning

Green Clean Week: Dishes

All this week I’m featuring my “alternative” cleaning methods, in depth, with recipes, processes, and failures.  I’m laying it all out there, folks. There has been a lot of talk out there about what’s more efficient, hand washing or your … Continue reading

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Green Clean Week: Laundry

It’s Monday everybody!  Yay!  (smirks) I thought I’d do something a little different this week, and stick to a theme.  This week is officially Each day, I’ll be talking about one of the “alternative” ways that I clean, be it … Continue reading

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The Value of Clothing

I cleaned our master closet this weekend.  Everything in its place, floors and baseboards cleaned.  The hubs got to go through all his clothing and edit out what he doesn’t wear anymore – I was not so lucky.  Your third … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up, Try This Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

I thought I was done.  I really, really, really wanted to find a homemade dishwasher detergent that worked. I tried everyone’s recipes – they raved about them, but for me they never worked.  Dishes would not come clean, plastic had … Continue reading

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Priority One

I’ve been working for a while to try and figure out the best way to make this house run smoothly.  The cleaning schedule seemed to work fairly well, but there was still something missing.  Housework would often get pushed to … Continue reading

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Non-Toxic Ant Control

You know what they say – once you get ants in your kitchen, you can’t get rid of them.  Well, I’m determined to prove that wrong. Enter diatomaceous earth (DE), a completely non-toxic, natural, and safe way to control your … Continue reading

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In the Moment

SouleMama posted her “right now” post this morning, and I’m inspired to do the same.  If you haven’t read Amanda’s blog, then have you been living under a rock why don’t you head over there and take a look?  Some … Continue reading

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