Unfortunately housework is one of those jobs we just can not escape from doing but we can make sure our homes are caring for the earth as we clean each room.
Here my tips on keeping your home clean the earth friendly way.
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Over the last year I have found there are many things we can live without but still live comfortably and not missing these things at all. In fact I feel we live in more luxuriously now we have decluttered everything than we did before we started this process .The house seems to have grown in space, rather than it feeling like we have out grown our home. There is less stress in the house because there is less stuff to have to worry about putting away, finding space for or even tripping over. We can open the french doors and let the inside out and the outside in.
There are not many jobs around the house I don’t like or enjoy doing but cleaning my oven is one of them, let alone using the harsh chemicals you can buy to help you clean the oven. Until I found a earth friendly less messy way of cleaning my oven.
I don’t normally use cleaning products to clean my home but I was asked by Eco 2 Life if I would test their products so for one week I stopped using my homemade cleaning products and used Eco 2 Life cleaning products. This is my honest review of what I thought.
I think its important that my children learn how to keep the house clean no matter how old they are. So I set my children certain jobs for them to do during the day to help out and in return they not only learn what hard work it is to keep our house neat and tidy, they get pocket money to save for holidays or a toy they would like. You can find out what my children do around the house here.
Method approached me asking if I would test out and review their eco cleaning products. So I put my homemade cleaners to one side for a week to test out Method’s cleaners and here is my completely honest review.
Do you use dryer sheets in your tumble dryer? Not only do these dryer sheets add up in cost and your waste but they are also full of chemicals that rub off onto your clothing. I only use our tumble dryer in the winter months but when I do, I use our homemade dryer balls. These not only make our clothes smell nice but they also reduce the drying time of our clothes saving energy too. Here is how I make our dryer balls.
I can clean my whole house in an hour because I follow these simple tips to keep my house clean and tidy as well as having simple routines to clean each room every day.
There is nothing worse than sticky fingers and someone spilling a drink all over your upholstery. Here are 3 tips that will help you clean your upholstery without using chemicals.
After a while washing machines begin to smell due to bacteria growing inside your machine. But there is an easy way to clean your machine, getting rid of all those horrible smells.
Who new that simple piece of orange peel that we pop into our compost can at first help us to polish wood, deodorize our fridge and can help us scrub our pots clean.
After you have made your favourite cuppa save your tea bags to help you clean your windows. Yes honestly this works and what I use on my windows.
White vinegar is my favourite and most used products in my house to help me keep our house clean from cleaning sticky glue of glass jars, cleaning work tops and cleaning plumbing fixtures.
Did you know that vodka can help your cut flowers last longer or makes a great reusable ice pack? You can find out here.
You can keep your house smelling sweet with out useing shop branded air fresheners. One way is just opening your windows and letting mother nature do the rest but if the weather is not on your side here I have lots of tips how you can keep your home fresh from nasty smells.
Who would of thought these little berries when agitated in water give of soap powerfull enough to wash your clothes in and then after you have used them will dry out ready to be used over and over again?
This is my favorite go to all purpose cleaner that I use to clean everything in my house even my bathroom. You can grab the recipe here.
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I love Dr Bronners Castile soap, I use it for everything and here is why.