As a working mother of two, I find myself with even less time to exercise than I did before I had children. Long gone are the days where I get in 1.5 hours of exercise in one day at one time. Between working full time, keeping the house up, and spending time with my children, I have little time to exercise. I touched before … Continue reading Fitting in Exercise….
Here are some easy recipes for the kitchen that are eco-friendly. Liquid dish soap: Cut a lemon in half and sprinkle baking soda on it, srub those dirty dishes. Grease: On a sponge, put liquid soap and sprinkle baking soda and scrub area. Dried food in microwave: Make a paste with baking soda and water, scrub with a sponge Mask scents: Citrus peel and fresh mint … Continue reading Crunchy Living: In the Kitchen
I posted my recipe for homemade laundry, some questions I got were for a recipe for homemade liquid fabric softener. After some research I found one that is homemade, it can be as “green or nontoxic” as you want. Ingredients: 3 cups vinegar 2 cups hair conditioner 6 cups water Directions: Combine all ingredients in a bottle. Shake until well mixed If you have tried this recipe, please … Continue reading Crunchy Living: Liquid Fabric Softener
As part of getting rid of toxins in my house, plus save a little money, I have been on the hunt for different products that I can make at home. I normally buy the big container of liquid hand soap, which last a while, but I noticed that I can make my own for even cheaper! Ingredients: A bar of Soap Water Directions: Grate or … Continue reading Crunchy Living: Homemade Liquid Hand Soap
Ingredients: 1/4 cup oil (coconut, olive, almond or grapeseed are good) 5 tsp Zinc Oxide 1 TBSP Beeswax or emulsifying wax 3 TBSP natural aloe vera gel (not the kind with alcohol or propylene glyco)l 1/2 cup distilled water or brewed green tea (strained) 2-3 capsules of Vitamin E oil (optional) 10 drops Grapefruit Seed Extract (optional) Essential Oils of Coconut Extract for scent (optional) … Continue reading Crunchy Living: Homemade Sunscreen