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Natural Homemaking

Natural Homemaking

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Homemade Dusting Spray

Homemade Dusting Spray

When your dishwasher doesn't clean well, fix it yourself following these simple steps and avoid the expensive professional service call. A simple cleaning often solves the problem.

Poison Ivy (& Oak): Home Remedies For Relief: Baking Soda Bath Epsom Salt Wrap Mint Tea Bath Jewelweed Infusion Apple Cider Vinegar & Oatmeal Bath Oatmeal Paste Mint Lard Salve Diaper Rash or Hemorrhoid Ointment White Household Vinegar Buttermilk Honey Banana peel Calamine Lotion Aloe Vera Gel

super simple air freshener - 2 drops orange home essential oil and two drops vanilla extract to a small spray bottle, fill with water and shake. After a couple weeks of spraying original pinner reports it doesn't stain surfaces or create sticky residue. Make with a different essential oil & water. No troubles, no evaporating, just goodness.

How to Scent Bedding and Linens. Lots of options such as sprays, fresheners, herbal pouches, sachets, and sleep mixes . I'm going to make the Sweet Dreams Pillow Spray: 2 C. distilled water; 6 drops lavender essential oil; 2 drops chamomile e.o.; 2 drops orange e.o.; 2 drops yang yang. Shake before using, spray on pillows and allow to dry before resting your head.

Turn whites back to white whites. It's a laundry miracle!

Love DIY lotions and creams? This blog is genius.

Tips on how to clean old glass bottles.

Trying this-Magic Eraser uses... did you know you can cut a piece off and float it in your toilet overnight and voila! no more toilet ring! -clean window screens (even when they are still in the window) The website has a list of about 100 uses!

Homemade whipped coconut oil body butter

Rub your faucet with waxed paper, water doesn't leave a mark a ton more awesome household tricks!

Worth a try for sure! Another pinner said: "my mom does this-Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. vinegar, mix. Add all fruit and soak for 10 minutes. Water will be dirty and fruit will sparkle with no wax or dirty film. Great for Berries too--keeps them from molding. I do this with strawberries and they last for weeks!"

576 loads of laundry for $6. I have pinned this before, but I like these directions better. (update: made this and works awesome, I will never spend $10 on one thing of laudry soap again!)

18 Ways to Deep Clean Your Home ~ Some really good ideas, pick one a day until the list is done.

This has to be the most complete & amazing cleaning tips site! It's like a cleaning Bible!

For us vinegar users, most of these we already know but there were a bunch I had never heard of... 45 uses for vinegar. ooh, THIS is GREAT PIN.

been needing this lately...

remineralizing your teeth to reverse and heal cavities without having them drilled and filled. Pin now read later.

Homemade grout cleaner: 7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup lemon juice and 1/4 cup vinegar.

How to clean a top loading washing machine. Another Pinner said.....The color of the water after the vinegar soak...the horror. WHAT has been IN my machine??

leg exfoliator

homemade granite cleaner

The best way to get rid of ANTS - place cucumber peelings where you have the little pests overnight. eco-friendly, child and pet friendly and you dispose of them the next day. NO ANTS. this works

Once a week for 20 minutes, sit in a hot bath that contains a handful of Epsom salts, 10 drops of lavender essential oil, and a half cup of baking soda. This combo draws out toxins, lowers stress-related hormones, and balances your pH levels. Good to know!

bleach wipes, baby wipes, glass wipes, and hand sanitizing wipes. each batch costs about 75 cents to make.