DIY: Quick and easy bath salts recipe

Our bath salts recipe could be just what you’re looking for if you need a mood enhancer in a hurry! In a Mason jar, mix 1/2 cup of Epsom salts and 1/2 cup of rock salt. Add 20 drops of … Continue reading

Black mold? These two ingredients will stop it in its tracks

What is black mold? Microscopic spores of Stachybotrys chartarun and Stachybotrys astra are the main black mold organisms. The mold may be green or black, dry and powdery, or it could be slimy. It usually occurs in a spotty pattern and smells musty. Disturbing it releases mycotoxins … Continue reading

Spring clean scents

I’m not sure what the weather’s like in your part of the world, but I’ll be glad to say goodbye to winter for good! Just when we think we’ve turned the corner and it’s spring, Mother Nature decides that she … Continue reading

Make your own dishwasher tablets and save money!

This is another super simple DIY recipe to cut the amount of chemicals you use in your home and reduce toxicity in the environment. Not only to these homemade tabs do a great job on your dishes, you dishwasher will … Continue reading

Cleaning pesticides and other toxins from fruit and vegetables

We’ve all heard the horror stories about the chemicals, germs and bacteria on our fruit and veggies, and we really don’t want to ingest those things along with our food, right? Did you know there can be over 42 types … Continue reading

Your vacuum cleaner is a diffuser!

Well … almost. Here’s what I do. I lift of the lid of my vacuum cleaner where the filter is, and drop a couple of drops of essential oil in there. Cleansing blend – if the house just needs  general air … Continue reading

Remove the “sticky” with Lemon essential oil

I wanted to call this “Quick and Dirty Tricks with Lemon Essential Oil” but it didn’t quite look right, and it’s really only one trick. Singular. Which also didn’t look right! So, here’s the skinny. You want to re-use your … Continue reading

How safe is your carpet cleaner concentrate?

I don’t know about you, but if I didn’t have children or pets, I probably wouldn’t need a carpet cleaner! I’ve been using essential oils to spot clean my carpets when needed, but just today I came to the conclusion that … Continue reading

Breathe in! Make your own shower bombs

You know that stuffy congested feeling that comes along with a head cold, or even seasonal allergies? Hop in the shower and get rid of the congestion! These shower bombs hold enough power to have you unblocked in a jiffy! … Continue reading

How to have a great camping experience – without the bugs.

If, like me, your idea of camping includes room service and a hot shower, you will be glad to know that there are steps you can take to make your real, outdoor camping trip bug-free and more enjoyable. Keep bugs … Continue reading

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