cleaning with essential oils

Clean Kitchen Sponges

by Andrea Butje on January 23, 2013

I admit, my interest in clean kitchen sponges is a little weird–maybe a tad obsessive. I could go on and on about the disgusting bacteria that forms on your kitchen sponge and then gets spread all over your dishes (not to mention your hands), which is why using clean kitchen sponges is so important. If you doubt […]

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Spray for Cleaning a Sponge?

by Andrea Butje on September 11, 2012

Sometimes people ask me if I know how to make a spray for cleaning a sponge. I do indeed! If we’re going to make a spray for cleaning a sponge, there are several great recipes we can use. They all involve water, white vinegar and essential oils. Sponge sprays for sinks, tiles and bath tubs […]

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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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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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