Reflections on the Past Year {And a Simple Carpet Freshener Recipe}

I wouldn’t say 2014 was a bad year. I’d call it brutal. Some really bad things did happen, I’m not going to lie, but then some CrazyWonderfulAmazing things happened too. Did they take the suck out of the every day Awfulness we were experiencing? No, not really. But they were certainly a welcome distraction. And […]

5 Steps Toward Minimalism

This post was written by Kirsten McCormick of Cheerfully Imperfect. Read more about her thoughts on minimalism here. About Kirsten in her own words: Somewhere along my journey I realized that contrary to my natural inclination, burning the candle at both ends and packing my schedule full did not lead to contentment. The more I […]

My Gradual Conversion to Minimalism

  Let Me Begin By Saying, I Love My Stuff I have never considered myself to be a minimalist, or even interested in the idea of minimalism really. I love my stuff. A lot of my stuff is really nice! But I recently had a moment of clarity that made me change my mind. However… […]

Guest Post: How to Make Wax Melts from Beeswax

I’m guest posting at Healthy Living How To again, and this time I wrote about how to make wax melts from beeswax! Beeswax emits negative ions when heated and purifies the air. It helps people with asthma, allergies and hay fever by removing contaminants from the air. You can literally “breathe easier” if you heat beeswax […]

Book Review: DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes

DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes is the brand NEW book from Heather Dessinger, aka Mommypotamus that will show you how to save money, how to green your home, and make it smell amazing. With a cost analysis for many recipes, step by step instructions and beautiful pictures, you can easily replace the toxic cleaners in your […]

Simmering Orange-Cinnamon Air Freshener Recipe

    Scent and memory Smell is one of the most important senses and is closely linked to our memories. We all want our homes to smell wonderful and create beautiful memories for our families. Not all air fresheners are natural Commercial air fresheners often contain volatile organic compounds such as benzene and formaldehyde which […]