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I am not kidding you, this works better than the "clinical strength" deodorants Homemade Natural Deodorant. 3/4 C. Baking Soda, 1 TBSP. Melted Coconut Oil & approx 30 drop of essential oil of your choice. Mix and put into a tube.

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.

Orange Vinegar (a “green” cleaner)

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Here is an amazingly simple Do It Yourself detergent that doesn't leave any residue on clothing, gets nearly every stain known to man out the first time around and smells clean and fresh- oh and did I mention that it costs about $ 1.76 for 128 loads of laundry?

Pinner said : This is how i made my baby wipes 12 years ago and thought i was the only one making cleaning wipes too. ---video how to make-bleach wipes,baby wipes, glass wipes, and hand sanitizing wipes. each batch costs about 75 cents to make.

How to build an Evaporative Cooler (swamp cooler) - This would be great for camping on those HOT days

Solar heater big enough to heat a garage.....this site tells you how to do it with soda cans ... heat a greenhouse or coop too!!

DIY Laundry Detergent - 6 ingredients, cost you about $28 a year, this recipe makes a batch that will last a year!

Home made oxyclean

As soon as I run out of store bought stuff I'm making these: recipes for dishwasher detergent, rinse aid, daily shower cleaner, febreeze, windex, clorox clean-up, and carpet fresh

Homemade Powder Laundry Detergent

Homemade Fabric Softner

Homemade babywipes

Reusable sandwich and snack bags with totorial

Homemade Coconut Oil Toothpaste (although I recommend the recipe in my comment instead!) :)


7 Homeopathic Remedies for when your babies are sick or injured.

20 Great Ways to Use Tea Tree Oil For Health 1. Use a dab to treat acne. 2. An anti-fungal for treating Athlete’s Foot, eczema, various yeast infections, etc. 3. An antiseptic to be used on cuts and burns. 4. An anti-viral: it may lessen the symptoms of colds and flu. Try using a few drops in the bath. 5. Add to a vaporizer to loosen chest congestion. 6. Add a small amount to shampoo to destroy head lice. 7. A small amount added to your bath can help with persistent body odor. 8. Treating sinus infection. 9. For dandruff and dry scalp. 10. In the form of aromatherapy, tea tree oil is used to treat colds, persistent coughs, acne, toothaches, and sunburn. For Cleaning 11. To create an all-purpose cleaner, combine 2 teaspoons of tea tree oil in 2 cups of water in a spray bottle. 12. Another version would be 14 ounces of water with 1 ounce of Murphy’s oil soap and 10 drops of tea tree oil. 13. Mix the above solution with kosher salt to scrub bathtub and bathroom tiles. 14. Add a few drops to dishwasher dispenser, then fill with a green dishwashing soap. 15. A few drops added to each load of laundry leave your clothes smelling cleaner. 16. Control mold with a tea tree oil/water spray. 17. Remove mustiness with that same tea tree oil/water spray. 18. To keep germs at bay, spray it on high chairs, car seats, and other high traffic spots. 19. 15 drops in a quart of water can be an effective insect repellent. 20. Be sure to take some with you when hiking and camping to put directly on insect bites or blisters.

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diy natural swiffer solution

Homemade Wet-Jet Pads and Solution
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    Christy York


Rain barrel- great idea for the garden!

Everybody is Going Green

make reusable bags for sandwiches with a bag of chips!

Green Living

Homemade Laundry Soap