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Make Your Own Non-Toxic Window Cleaner

Make Your Own Non-Toxic Window Cleaner

Every spring and fall I like to give our windows a thorough cleaning inside and outside. I’ve used all sorts of cleaners over the years and have found this homemade window cleaner is the most effective, it’s inexpensive, easy-to-make, and best of all it’s non-toxic. Washing windows may not...

Can Your Home Be Too Clean?

We all know that unsanitary living conditions can lead to illness, but can your home be too clean? Maybe! Since we are more knowledgeable about pathogens (a bacterium or virus, that makes us sick) than our ancestors were, we may be overzealous.   Here are some things for you to...

Natural Products Give Away

Win Watkins natural products

Congratulations to all the winners of the Watkins products giveaway! The winners have been selected and contacted. I’m excited to hear back from them and can’t wait to send them their free products. Everyone who entered received free eBooks filled with tips and ideas plus recipe sheets to make their...

Basic Cooking and Baking Equipment and Utensils

What are some basic cooking and baking equipment and utensils you need? Here’s a list and some tips to help you get your kitchen equipped! Basic pot set: Large pot for cooking pastas and boiling potatoes, medium and small sauce pans, frying pans in at least 2 sizes. Tip:...

Liquid Laundry Detergent Money Saving Tips

Do you hate to waste things? I noticed I couldn’t get the last tablespoon or so of Watkins liquid laundry detergent out of the bottle to use it and that would never do! I’m too frugal to throw it out and if you are too, there’s a simple solution!

How To Quickly and Easily Clean and Deodorize Your Microwave

We use our microwave oven for reheating and cooking every day. This constant use means it needs a good cleaning regularly. Here’s how to easily clean a microwave and deodorize it too. In a microwave-safe container add 2 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of Watkins vanilla extract, place...