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Homemade Air Freshening Spray

Our house is a home full of love.  Our home filled with love has been created by my husband and I, our five kids and our many, many critters.  All of this love can stink at times.  When our home begins to smell a bit too funky, stale, or downright stinky I enjoy spraying my …
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I use cloth diapers.  I feel that using cloth diapers is the best decision for my children and the environment.  The initial investment of cloth diapers can be high but it truly pays off in the long run.  I have used many different cloth diapers and have found that Bum Genius one size with snaps are my favorite. I …
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Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

If I did this right there are affiliate links in this post. I have been wanting to make homemade dishwasher detergent for quite a while.   I ran out of dishwasher detergent this week and I knew it was time! I tried a few different recipes that really didn’t please me.  One recipe left a gritty …
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Homemade Glass Cleaner

In the past few weeks I have been struggling with the urge to go out and buy Windex.  I have resisted and today I am so glad that I did.  I made the best homemade glass cleaner…EVER.  Yep, ever.  I am so excited about this, I even called my mom raving.    Okay, maybe I am a tad …
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Orange Infused All-Purpose Cleaner

Homemade all-purpose cleaner is a must have in my home.  I really enjoy making my own homemade household cleaners.  I use vinegar and water for my homemade everyday household cleaner.   I decided to freshen up my basic homemade cleaner by infusing it with citrus. I live in the Sunshine State so fresh citrus is …
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green house

Along with getting the toxins out of the food that our family eats we are also working on getting the toxins out of our home.  I used to think that the smell of bleach and air fresheners was the smell of ‘clean’, I now realize that was the smell of toxic chemicals!  I know that we have saved …
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Homemade Laundry Detergent

If I did this right there are affiliate links in this post. I am happy to share this recipe for homemade laundry detergent.  Making your own laundry detergent is very easy to do, it is better for your skin and the environment, and it saves you money.  With just a few simple ingredients you can …
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