Green Cleaning, healthy living, That Crunchy Life

4 Steps to Clean for Your Forgotten About Rug

Let's face it, other than the occasional vacuum, our rugs rarely see the time of day when it comes it to cleaning. But why? They see smashed food, spilled drinks, dog belly rubs and slobber, and dirty shoes. They're also a place for crawling children, back cracks, and snack time. It's time to give our… Continue reading 4 Steps to Clean for Your Forgotten About Rug

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DIY Daily Shower Spray

I'm one of those people who hates cleaning the shower. Wait, aren't we all those people?! I was searching for an all natural shower spray that I could use daily to help reduce the soap scum buildup and prolong my shower's every-6-months deep cleaning. Here's the recipe I used to make my own (and it… Continue reading DIY Daily Shower Spray

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Trade it out Tuesday: Plastic Straws

I bet you don't realize how many plastic straws you use on a daily basis. From your morning coffee routine, to your child's juice box at lunch, to dinner out with family. Think about it, some people won't even drink out of restaurant cups unless they have a straw! 500 million plastic straws are used… Continue reading Trade it out Tuesday: Plastic Straws

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Trade It Out Tuesday: Disinfecting Cleaning Wipes

Almost everyone uses some sort of all purpose cleaning wipe because it is conveniently perfect for cleaning everything! While disinfecting wipes may look like they leave surfaces clean, they leave behind a streaky film and a negative effect on our bodies. Let me explain, and give you a better option that will give you the… Continue reading Trade It Out Tuesday: Disinfecting Cleaning Wipes

Green Cleaning, healthy living, Kids, Toddler

8 MUST DO Spring Cleaning Tricks for Toddler Moms

Spring cleaning is a big enough task, then throw in two toddlers and a dog! Not only is that more spills, toys, and feces, but it means more time spent and deeper cleaning needed. Here are a couple of chores that moms of toddlers MUST complete, and some products that make it easy (and don't… Continue reading 8 MUST DO Spring Cleaning Tricks for Toddler Moms

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Green Magic AKA Elbow Grease in a Jar

Have you ever accidentally burned dinner? Or maybe the kids somehow found the one permanent marker in the house. Then you have the everyday buildup that accumulates in your oven, on your floor, or even in your car. Where some call it "Elbow grease in a jar," I prefer "Green Magic" because this paste can… Continue reading Green Magic AKA Elbow Grease in a Jar

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Why You Need to Make the Switch to Wool Balls

They are the latest trend in eco-friendly laundry, but it's more than just a fad! These balls are totally worth their weight in gold, and will stand the test of time! If a car emitted the same exhaust that came out of a dryer when using chemical dryer sheets, it would fail an emissions test!… Continue reading Why You Need to Make the Switch to Wool Balls

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Reducing Plastic Bags in Your Home: Realistic Changes You Can Make Today

Every year, Americans use 1 BILLION plastic grocery bags! The number is huge, but even more troublesome...one bag takes 1,000 years to decompose!! Luckily, if it makes it to the ocean, it will only take about 100 years. But what a joke! There it has potential to severely harm and/or kill our wildlife!! And when… Continue reading Reducing Plastic Bags in Your Home: Realistic Changes You Can Make Today

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Clean your Car in Five Minutes!

Ridiculous right! You only need three things and there are no chemicals involved. Of course dirt is unsightly, but it also can damage your cars paint job! And get this... dirty cars affect how much fuel you burn up. A clean car has 10% better fuel efficiency then a dirty car! Gather your supplies: 1.… Continue reading Clean your Car in Five Minutes!

Green Cleaning, healthy living

Cloths That Will Save Your Family $1,000!

Every single day, it takes about 51,000 trees and 60 billion gallons of water to support North America's paper towel habit alone!! Wow. Sit back and think about that statement for awhile and then think about your paper towel usage in your household. Isn't that something you can improve on? Every step, no matter how… Continue reading Cloths That Will Save Your Family $1,000!