Step away from the store-bought spray, and make one of these natural fresheners yourself.

Cool idea

Simmer a pot of this natural air freshener to add instant fall to your home.

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. I love using vinegar to clean with but have always wondered how to make it smell better - can't wait to do this!

Baking soda + essential oil = inexpensive air freshener! Replace the lid with lightly woven fabric (still use the ring) for a pretty touch.

DIY Garbage Disposal Tablets - Made with lemons, limes and vinegar. How easy! Add 1/2 cup of baking soda to disposal before dropping one in to keep your sink and kitchen smelling fresh! {BitznGiggles.com}

Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent.

How to clean your kitchen sink and make it shine! Start by scrubbing the sink with baking soda and a soft sponge. Rinse the sink with vinegar and watch it foam. Then rinse with fresh water. Rub the newly cleaned sink down with the rind of a lemon or orange peel to deordorize and keep it's new shine. Finish by buffing the sink with a paper towel with a dab of olive oil. Full steps in link.

DIY Natural Room Scents (this is such a great idea!)

If you want your house to smell heavenly, boil some orange peels with a 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon on Medium heat. ~ I do this come Fall and everyone loves it - an old Southern trick

diy easy solution:remove hard water stains with lemon! - Do it yourself - visual know how!

Hardwood floor cleaners

Easy homemade air fresheners.

Vinegar and Orange all Natural Cleaning Spray

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Must say I have NEVER cleaned it. Would explain the smaller and smaller cups I've been getting. Definitely doing this in the morning! How to clean your Keurig.

DIY Room Air Freshener - The Burlap Bag

cleaning whites

Home made air fresheners

Use link for step-by-step way to get the grime off the nooks and crannies of your washing machine.

8. Use Resolve ~~ to clean your grout. Many great cleaning tips right here!