The Power of Peroxide

In my Mean Green Cleaning post, I listed 3% hydrogen peroxide as a strong (but gentle) stain remover for the off chance that the all purpose cleaner did not fully work.  This post is dedicated to the power of peroxide.  (Mouse over the pics for a description.) ***** DISCLAIMER: ALWAYS test peroxide in an inconspicuous…

NATURALLY Fresh

NATURALLY Fresh

In a previous post, I wrote about how great our home smelled after I accidentally left a dish of baking soda with peppermint EO sitting out over the weekend.  After that, I decided that I want to keep this natural air freshener out ALL the time.  The problem is was how in the world can…

Hand Soap Experiment

Hand Soap Experiment

I was going through the house filling up the soap dispensers yesterday and ran out of this industrial sized Shea butter soap that I’d bought a few months ago.  It was so super cheap that I had no choice but to buy it and I actually liked it a lot because it cleaned well and…

No more spiders, please!

No more spiders, please!

I’ve been wanting to try this for a while, ever since seeing it on One Good Thing By Jillee.  For some reason, we have pesky little spiders finding their way into the house.  I HATE SPIDERS.  When we used to get the house exterminated every 3 months, we were told that although the solution used…

Peppermint Air Freshener

Peppermint Air Freshener

I think I may be obsessed with the smell of our home because here I am posting about it again!  This time I am raving about the wonders of baking soda and essential oils.  Last week I went EO shopping and came home with lemon, orange, (both to add to my cleaning arsenal) and peppermint…

What’s that smell?

What’s that smell?

In a previous post, I talked about homemade air freshener to eliminate, not cover up, lingering odors.  That method works really well for freshening up on the spot, but of course I am always looking for ways to make my life more efficient. I cook everyday – at least once, but usually 2 or more times.  That…