Category: ’Environmentalism’

9 Natural Cleaning Recipes for New Mamas

March 1st, 2016 by Dionna - Leave a comment

With the birth of your first (or second or third or . . .) baby, cleaning becomes a completely different creature. Where once you were wiping dust off of surfaces and calling it good, now you’re worried about what your babe’s little mouth may come in contact with. You want surfaces to be clean, and you want your cleaners to be safe.

Homemade Cleaners on the Pure Green Magazine Podcast

July 24th, 2015 by Dionna - 1 Comment

Mandy and I visited with Celine McKay of Pure Green Magazine about Homemade Cleaners. We talk about the chemicals in store-bought cleaners, how easy it is to make your own from ingredients you have at home, and we share a few of our favorite recipes.

5 Toxin-Free Recipes to Enjoy (and Scrub Away) Summertime Fun

June 16th, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Today I’m sharing five of my favorite toxin-free summertime recipes. They are all easy to make, and without exception, all of the ingredients are easily sourced and quite affordable.

5 Buzzworthy Natural Insect Repellent Ideas

April 27th, 2015 by Dionna - 1 Comment

The bug sprays most of us have grown up with are toxic messes., but you don’t have to douse your family in chemicals to keep the bugs away. Today I’m sharing 5 non-toxic bug repellents you can easily make at home.

Homemade Cleaners: My Latest Project and a Giveaway

October 29th, 2013 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Whether you already make your own cleaning products or you’re interested in learning, you’ll find something useful in Homemade Cleaners, the soon-to-be-published book I recently co-wrote. Our recipes get back to the basics – almost all of them are some variation of vinegar, baking soda, and essential oils. Enter to win a giveaway of Homemade Cleaners, and pre-order your copy on Amazon or Barnes and Noble!


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