Posts Tagged: “natural living”

  • Healthy Living Small Step #6: Make Your Own All-Purpose Cleaner

    Start at the beginning of our 10 Small Steps Toward Healthy Living series HERE. Making your own household cleaner really is super easy. You can not only save money but also avoid any extra chemicals you may not want floating around your house. Why Make Your Own Cleaning Products?

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  • 10 Small Steps Toward Healthy Living: Step One

    Healthy Living Small Step #1: Go One Day Without Processed Foods

    Start at the beginning of our 10 Small Steps Toward Healthy Living series here. (Note: Some affiliate links included.) Our Family’s Journey Toward Real Food My husband and I used to be fast food and convenience food (think store-bought frozen pizzas and lasagnas) junkies a little over a decade ago.

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  • DIY, Citrus Cleaning Spray

    DIY, Citrus Cleaning Spray

    This DIY, natural cleaning spray is a great way I’ve been using my essential oils for cleaning. Just like the carpet/room freshener  I previously shared about, I love the simplicity of what is in the product and oh-my-gracious, how I love the smell. Best thing about it is, it SAFE.

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  • DIY Carpet & Room Freshener

    As a recovering candleholic, I am always in search of ways to make my home smell good. I’m kind of a scent junkie. Not to mention, with two dogs and two kids, it can be a challenge to keep our place smelling nice. Just the other day, I walked into

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  • DIY, All-Natural Hand Cleaner

    Ahh… I’m totally bummed.  Reason I’m bummed is because you’ve come to this page in hopes of finding a recipe for an all-natural hand cleaner, right? Well, not long ago it was here.  But now it’s not.  Because of some new rules in place, I’m no longer allowed to share

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  • Essential Oils: A Beginner’s Guide

    My Story (so far): I’ll be honest, I didn’t even know what an essential oil was until 2 years ago when a yoga instructor unexpectedly put it on me in the closing relaxation portion of a class. I remember having somewhat of a moral dilemma wondering if I was dabbling

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  • 10 Easy DIY All-Natural Household Products

    My son was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease at 20 months of age. It was terrifying, especially when we had no family history at all. So, I did what I’m guessing many terrified mothers who feel out of control do–I began to research like a madwoman. My goal was to discover what

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  • Cloth Diapering 101

    Cloth diapering. Isn’t that something that hippies who don’t shave their armpits do? OK, so maybe that is stereotyping a bit, but I realized very quickly that not everyone is so keen on the idea of cloth diapering. At my baby shower, I could tell that many people were skeptical about the

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