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Make your own Chemical-Free Toilet Bowl Cleaner

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Make your own Chemical-Free Toilet Bowl Cleaner

It's hard not to fall for the convenience and effectiveness of the commercial toilet bowl cleaners. You have tablets you can drop in the tank, and that goose neck bottle that lets you clean right under the lip of the toilet bowl. They surely are convenient cleaning methods, but just look at all the warnings that come along with these chemical laden products, and then check out our recipe for a CHEMICAL-FREE solution at the bottom of this article. From the U.S. Department of Health and Human services and the MSDS data, here is a short list of Health Effects...

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SPICY, CHUNKY GUACAMOLE - RECIPE

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SPICY, CHUNKY GUACAMOLE - RECIPE

A real winner for anyone that like some spice to their food. This spicy, chunky guacamole uses a couple of extra ingredients for some added texture, flavor and crunch that you don't get with your typical guacamole recipe. It's very simple, here's all you need to make a big bowl of delicious guacamole: Spicy, Chunky Guacamole Ingredients Ingredients: 3 organic large ripe avocados 1 spring of organic green onions - gives it a nice, sharp, spicy flavour 1 organic (inner) celery stalk - adds sweetness and chunkiness 1/2 of English cucumber (seed section removed) - this gives guacamole crunchiness and...

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Simple & ALL NATURAL Peppermint Foot Scrub Recipe

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Simple & ALL NATURAL Peppermint Foot Scrub Recipe

For sandal worthy feet this summer – Try this Recipe for All natural, Luxurious PEPPERMINT FOOT SCRUB This scrub is absolutely the BEST! It exfoliates and removes dead skin and calluses while coconut oil nourishes, moisturizes and softens the skin. Peppermint oil improves circulation, deodorizes and disinfects, while castile soap helps remove dirt and any extra oil residue. What you will need: All the necessary ingredients, which you can find at PennyLaneOrganics.com 270 g Epsom salt (coarse) 60 g Pumice (fine powder) 60 g Fractionated Coconut oil (this is a liquid coconut oil) 10 g Fine castile soap (I like...

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A clever way to make the most of those left over pieces of soap

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A clever way to make the most of those left over pieces of soap

If you use bars of soap like I do, you know the struggle of trying to utilize that last little sliver of soap after the bulk of the bar has been all used up. You don't want to waste the little pieces of soap, but they are just too small to effectively handle. So here is something my mom showed me, she came up with this to reduce waste, and also avoid using harsh chemicals when cleaning the bathroom or kitchen counters. Gather up smaller soap pieces and cut them up into little slivers. Take a piece of mesh -...

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The Amazing Calendula

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The Amazing Calendula

The skin is the largest organ in the body and it absorbs up to 80% of anything we put on it. According to scientists it takes less than 30 seconds for chemicals in your personal care products to be absorbed into your skin. Our approach to making natural personal care products is based on our personal philosophy that if we wouldn't put something IN our bodies then we won’t put it ON our bodies either. Therefore we only use and recommend plant based ingredients some of which we grow in our own medicinal herb garden. We will share with you our favourite plant based ingredients and tell you why we...

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