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    Natural cleaners work best! Vinegar, lemon juice, baking soda and essential oils!

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    • Andrea Smyth @ The HWL

      Clean Green: Natural Cleaning Products - Martha Stewart Home & Garden - TRIED: Floor Cleaner - 32oz Spray Bottle: 10 drops tea tree oil, 10 drops pine oil, 10 drops orange oil, 1 Tablespoon Distilled White Vinegar, 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

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      Learn how to make your own natural cleaners with household items from Martha Stewart

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