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Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Products | Happy Earth Day!

Written on April 19, 2018 at 7:00 am

Natural Cleaning Products

Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Products | Happy Earth Day!

Earth Day is this Sunday on April 22nd, 2018. In honor of our Mother Earth, pledge to make a change to help better our planet. Even one small change can be a big change in time. One way is to make your own natural cleaning products. Not only is it easy, but it’s cheap!

Cleaning products have become a big source of urban pollution and contribute to high levels of “volatile organic compounds” in our air. Start with changing just one synthetic and non-natural cleaning product that is used on the regular in your household for a natural alternative.…

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Anti Flu Therapeutic Aromatherapy Spray

Written on January 29, 2018 at 8:24 am

Anti-Flu Therapeutic Aromatherapy Spray

The Flu epidemic is out of control! We can feel helpless but there are simple things you can do that may help to prevent germs from spreading.

This anti-flu spray can be spritzed into the air, your car, your office and on yourself. Tea Tree, lavender and lemon essential oils are known for their anti-infectious and antiseptic (infection control) properties and may help to prevent colds and flus. See below where to purchase essential oils.

Aromatherapeutic Anti-Flu Spray

Ingredients 
Spray Bottle (2 or 4 ounces) 2 ounces is easy to carry with you
Water: Spring, Purified or Distilled
Tea Tree essential oil
Lavender essential oil
Lemon essential oil

2 ounce bottle of spray
12 drops tea tree essential oil
6 drops lavender essential oil
9 drops lemon essential oil
or
4 ounce bottle of spray
24 drops tea tree essential oil
12 drops lavender essential oil
18 drops lemon essential oil

Directions
Add essential oils directly into bottle.…

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Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Supplies

Written on March 15, 2017 at 11:10 am

Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Supplies

Spring is here and there is a reason we want to “spring clean” in the house, office, car, yards and garden. Spring comes after a cold and dark winter. The days are becoming longer. New life is springing up. It is time to clear out and clean and make space and open for new beginnings, new opportunities and hope. Water cleanses and refreshes. Cleaning supplies don’t need to be toxic with an overbearing chemical smell and residue. If you are holding your nose using strong chemical cleaners then your body is telling you it is toxic.…

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Host A Summer Solstice Party

Written on June 19, 2015 at 12:33 pm

Host a Summer Solstice Party

I’m having a Summer Solstice Party! Are you? Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year and marks the first day of summer. Summer is about having fun and kicking back. We are celebrating with an outdoor party. Today we made bright colored soy candles to light up the night. Join us in having some fun and welcoming summer!

 

Host a Simple Summer Solstice Backyard Party! 

 

Decorations

Strung lights

Wheel barrel drink holder

Mason jars with flower arrangements

Homemade bright colored veggie candles – the pretty candles we made here

 

Drinks

Mango Iced Tea

Lavender Lemonade

Mojitos

Watermelon Margaritas

 

Menu

SNACKS

Hummus – learn how to make here

Guacamole

Sushi – learn how to make here

DINNER

Paella – learn how to make here

Salad

DESSERT

Fruit kabobs

Homemade popsicles – learn how to make here

Mini Donuts – learn how to make here

Having a party?…

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DIY Natural Cleaning Products

Written on April 19, 2015 at 1:23 pm

April is Earth Month. As Earth Day approaches on April 22, 2015 let’s try to make a change to help save our Mother Earth. Even one small change can be a big change in time. Start with changing just one synthetic and non-natural cleaning product that is used on the regular in your household for a natural alternative. In doing so you are making the world a better place for us all to live. Lets work together to make the world a safer and more beautiful place to live, starting within our own homes.

 

Natural Glass Cleaner

In a spray bottle combine the following ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid soap (Try our all natural liquid soap here)
  • 2 cups of water

Shake to blend and spray on your windows and glass surfaces.…

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