This frugal homemade glass cleaner works great, is cheap, and can be made with things you probably already have at home. You can even scent it with your own essential oils (I love peppermint!).
Don’t throw out those citrus rinds! Combine them with plain, white vinegar to create a homemade cleaner, a base for salad dressings and to put some zip in your washing machine.
The recipe for thieves’ vinegar is older than the internet. It’s older than television or radio. It’s even older than the printing press. The recipe came out of a very dark time in history, when trader ships replaced the Silk Road, men killed each other for cloth and spices, and honest men were forced to […]
Spring cleaning is finally upon us. Now is the time that we’ll purge our garages of unwanted junk, finally throw out that old lawn chair set we forgot to return to the basement for the winter, and, of course, clean every surface in our house that we can find. But what are usually our choices […]
In Traditional Chinese Medicine and many other holistic approaches to health, food is medicine. When we eat seasonal food, we remain in balance with our environment and are better able to tolerate seasonal changes and stay healthy. Vinegar is a great choice for spring eating because it is bitter and sour and has a detoxifying […]
I use to stick with heavy-duty cleaners because I thought it was the only thing that would really clean my home. In fact anything with the words “Ultra, Mega, Super” was a magnet for me. When someone (a bazillion years ago – well before my homesteading movement) said that vinegar was the best cleaner ever […]