Free DIY Green Cleaning Recipes + Weekly Wellness Tips for a Wholly Healthier You!

Easy DIY Ant Spray

Have you had an issue with ants yet this season?  Whether indoors or out, send pesky ants packing the natural, nontoxic way! This easy homemade spray contains ingredients that are both unpleasant and toxic to ants, while being safe and friendly to people, plants, and pollinators. ⁣A win-win! ⁣ Recipe for Easy DIY Ant Spray To a 16-oz spray bottle, ...

Keeping White Sofas Clean--No Bleach!

My husband thought I was crazy.  Nearly nine years ago we'd just moved into a new house with our two active, outdoorsy, art-and-crafts-loving daughters (ages 6 and 4), we had a baby on the way; and I had my sights on replacing our 25-yr old hand-me-down sofas with two lovely, white slipcovered sofas.   I've always loved the clean look and neutral...

Nontoxic Swaps for the Laundry Room

A while back I blogged about my experience switching over to nontoxic, homemade household cleaners and the huge difference "going green" made in my respiratory health.  (If you missed it and are curious, you can find that post  here .)  Today I want to talk about ditching toxins specifically in the laundry room .  Because here’s the reality: the a...

DIY Hand-Rolled Beeswax Candles

This is one of my favorite, easy-peasy homemade gifts to make and share at Christmas! It's the simplicity, beauty, and warmth of candlelight from natural, nontoxic beeswax.   It may sound intimidating, but making your own hand-rolled beeswax candles is actually simple enough that even my youngest daughter at 5 years old could do it!  In the past fe...