Green Cleaning

Homemade Bathroom Grout Scrub Recipe

by Andrea Butje on February 16, 2011

Common household cleaners often contain harsh chemicals. So we made our own bathroom grout scrub that not only works, but smells clean and delicious! Can cleaning bathrooms and showers get more enjoyable? Really?   Bathroom Grout Scrub Recipe Ingredients 15 drops Sweet Orange essential oil (Citrus sinensis) 15 drops Tea Tree essential oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) […]

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Cleaning With Hydrosols

by Andrea on June 4, 2010

Lately, I’ve started cleaning with hydrosols. My two favorites to clean with are Lavender hydrosol and Peppermint hydrosol. I always have hydrosols around, as I use them for so many different things, and cleaning with them just felt like a natural progression. I put them in a spray bottle and clean the counter tops, stove […]

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Get Prepared for Spring Cleaning

by Maria on March 10, 2010

Spring is starting to bloom, little by little. It’s almost time to open the windows and clear away the clutter, grime and general feeling of the long winter. If you’re like us, you’ll be using handmade products and essential oils into your spring cleaning efforts. Here are some tools to stock up on before you get […]

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Blend Your Own Natural Antibacterial Cleansers

by Andrea on November 5, 2009

Kimba is so happy we clean with natural antibacterial cleansers! Aromatics International includes a recipe section with wonderful blends developed over the years. They recently added several new recipes for natural antibacterial cleansers: a hand cleanser and a hand soap (the soap is listed under colds and flu). I find that when I clean with natural […]

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