Homemade Sink and Tub Scrub and Air Freshener

I am very excited about the discovery of this scrub/air freshener and how I put it to use in my bathroom. I mix baking soda and some delicious and grime fighting antibacterial essential oils and inhale deeply. (I use orange and lemon.) Sitting on the counter of my bathroom, the whole place smells like citrus….

Homemade Lemon Fresh Laundry Detergent

Ah laundry, a chore I don’t honestly mind too much. I find the process straightforward and the end result nice and rewarding. We are not a household who needs our clothes to smell for days and days of detergent. (I’m sure that’s pretty bad for you anyway with all the artificial fragrance pthalates, etc.) so…

DIY Antibacterial Lemongrass Dishwashing Liquid

I love the smell of lemongrass, it smells fresh, citrusy and is reminiscent of the high-end candles I like to smell at various pottery barn type stores. It is actually one of the more affordable essential oils, at less than $5 for a small container. This dishwashing liquid works really well, smells great and costs…

DIY Lemon Tea Tree Oil All Purpose Cleaner

I wanted to re-publish this, as the original recipe had two products that I removed, one for cleaning purposes and one for safety. See updates below for details! I personally very much like the scent of lemon and tea tree oil. They both just smell so fresh and clean. This recipe is crafted from experience…

DIY All Natural Lavender Floor Cleaner (Tile and Laminate)

When I was a little kid, maybe 6, I used to mix up “potions” in the bath tub. I would mix a little shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and it would magically transform to a super cleaner/shampoo/conditioner. I was a little endearingly gung ho about cleaning. Fast forward 22 years and I still like making potions,…