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Shopping Small this Season

This is my FAVORITE time of year and no pandemic is gonna shut down my celebrating! So where are you doing your Christmas shopping? Are you shopping small? I, probably like you, frequent the easy-to-buy-from Amazon and Target. Just a few clicks, they already know your credit card number, it’s tempting, I know. But this …

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Chex Lemon Buddies

I love anything lemon. Add a little sugar and I’m hooked. These Chex were inspired by the Chex Muddy Buddy recipe. But instead of peanut butter, I use lemon! Note, this could be made with lemon juice but I find the moisture makes for almost instant stale Chex. So this recipe uses lemon essential oil. …

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Homemade Cleaning Wipes

DIY cleaning wipes

Anyone else feel like they are cleaning their house more than usual? I’m wiping door knobs, refrigerator handles and kitchen counters like mad. This DIY recipe for cleaning wipes has made clean-up so much quicker. And it’s so easy! Materials:1 roll of (quality) paper towels1 air tight jar for towels2 cups distilled water1 cup isopropyl …

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Make-it Monday: DIY Soft Scrub

DIY soft scrub

I really had my doubts when I read that I could make a homemade version of soft scrub. But my sink needed a good deep cleaning so I thought it couldn’t hurt to try. Wow. I watched in disbelief as my sink came clean and I wondered why I’d been exposing myself to expensive chemicals …

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Natural Cleaning: Why and what you need to get started

natural cleaning: Why and what you need to get started

I started making my own cleaning supplies almost a year ago. I wanted a safer product- one that wasn’t messing with my internal organs when I breathed them. A product that I could hand my kids to help me clean and not worry about the repercussions of them ingesting it, inhaling it, or making a …

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