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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...

How to Polish Silver Naturally

Silver cutlery, jewelry, serving and decorative pieces are beautiful and durable. However, taking care of them isn’t always easy. Silver polish is messy, requires elbow grease and may contain toxic ingredients. Here’s how you can polish silver naturally and more easily. First, determine how much silver you’re going to...

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...