16 Uses for baking soda, from natural remedies to personal care recipes

16 Awesome Uses For Baking Soda: As a Natural Remedy, For Cleaning, And For Personal Care Recipes

August 10, 2015

Since starting our home detox 5 years ago, I’ve been amazed by just how much you can do with baking soda.  Who knew?  Below are some of my favorites.   Deodorize Refrigerator:  Place a bowl of baking soda on a shelf, toward the back and out of the way, to help absorb fridge odors. Laundry: […]

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How To Make Natural Weed Killer For Less Than $4 A Gallon

August 3, 2015

Using 3 ingredients that are probably in your house, you can make a really effective weed killer.  This mix works particularly well on prickly thistles and poison ivy. Referral links included for convenience. DIY Weed Killer For $3.13 a Gallon!   We get thistles that are really sharp with prickly thorns and this mix softens […]

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Green Juice Popsicles!

July 24, 2015

Summer isn’t over, so it’s not too late to make healthy popsicles!  Bust out the juicer and load it with apples, carrots and other yummy things. We ran out of the red, white and blue popsicles we made for Fourth Of July and my kids were begging for more popsicles.  They requested apple juice, so […]

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Science Art Craft For Kids: Matisse Style Prints Du Soleil

July 10, 2015

This is a fantastic project for teaching kids about dispersement. Prints Du Soleil: Using the sun to make art… but not in the way you’d expect! Materials Needed:  (referral links provided for convenience) White porous paper (some types of painting paper, such as finger painting paper, has a coating that won’t work for this project) […]

Natural homemade red white and blue popsicles without food coloring or artificial flavors

Natural Red White & Blue Popsicles

July 4, 2015

Happy 4th of July!  To celebrate we made NATURAL RED WHITE & BLUE POPSICLES! Skip the food coloring and artificial flavors by making your own popsicles this 4th of July!   Instructions: Homemade lemonade (juice a few organic lemons and add water and organic sugar to taste) Divide lemonade in half and puree with raspberries […]