A very cool site called 'old fashioned families' with all you need to know about gardening, canning, preserving, saving tons of money and general homesteading.
Make your own Cold and Flu Tea Having a cold or the flu does NOT qualify as an enjoyable, relaxing experience. While you lie sick Having a basic cold and flu tea already mixed up is an efficient way to prepare. Let’s just hope you won’t need to use it! The herbs were chosen for their ability to stimulate the immune system, fight viruses and bacteria, and ease the uncomfortable symptoms of a cold or flu Mix ingredients for tea Seal and store speed recovery with natural, soothing tea
Cool DIY site for basically everything.
3-Ingredient Lotion Bars. Great quote, "totally healed my hands after just a few applications.... feeling like someone had rubbed tiny baby butts all over my mitts."
cdnpgn: Winter sore throat “tea”- In a jar combine lemon slices, organic honey and sliced ginger. Close jar and put it in the fridge, it will form into a “jelly”. To serve- spoon jelly into mug and pour boiling water over it. Store in fridge 2-3 months.
Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use as a non-toxic and yummy smelling "green" cleaner.
25 DIY cleaning recipes for the whole house. So the next time you want to wipe down a mirror, just mix two parts vinegar to 1 tsp Borax, add 3 drops of lemon juice, empty and clean out your old squirt bottle with the last "easy" cleaner, fill it with your stinky concoction, and voila! You can clean up the mess with the comfort of knowing you wasted 10 minutes of your life with DIY Chemistry!
Natural cleaning alternatives
..10 ways to use lemon juice to replace toxic chemicals at home..1) grease removal, 2)disinfect & deodorize your kitchen, 3) sooth a cough, 4) enhance digestion, 5) tone your skin, 6) clean glass, 7) clean & soften hands, 8)remove tarnish, 9) get sun-kissed hair highlights & 10) clean your toilet...
How to use lemon juice to replace toxic chemicals in your home