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Homemade All Purpose Cleaner

I’ve recently gotten into making my own cleaning and personal care products! I was concerned at first that because they only have a handful of very simple ingredients, and while they might be “better” for you, they might not actually work that great. I couldn’t have been more wrong about that! The few products that I’ve tried out so far have smelled great, worked amazingly, and you just feel so good about using them. Also, once you have the ingredients, you won’t have to buy them again for months, even years! My first project was to make an all-purpose counter cleaner. Having clean kitchen counters makes the whole rest of the kitchen seem cleaner, and since you use your counters for food prep it’s one of the best places to start using less chemicals. After trying a few different methods, I’ve found that this recipe is my favorite. It really couldn’t be much easier than this! Homemade Counter Cleaner 2 Tablespoons distilled white vinegar 1 Teaspoon borax a few drops of scented castille soap, OR a few drops …

Sustainable Living- My Goals

What exactly is sustainability? The EPA defines it for us: “Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present and future generations.” Essentially, living with nature so that you both benefit indefinitely. Who wouldn’t want that?