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Tackle 40 Household Tasks With Only These 5 Items. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by cleaning products.

Tackle 40 Household Tasks With Only These 5 Items

Glass cleaner, floor cleaner, bathroom cleaner, stovetop cleaner, disinfectant, deodorizer … each one has a never-ending list of chemicals, insisting you need it for the task at hand. But do you need it, really? Nope. Instead of spending on cabinets full of specific, expensive (and toxic) cleaning products, you can use these five basic supplies to cover 40 different household tasks, from removing tea stains to getting rid of ants. Baking sodaWhite distilled vinegarAmmoniaLiquid dish soapMr. Below, we’ve listed each product with the tasks it accomplishes. Baking Soda White Vinegar Ammonia Mr. Remove crayon marks and fingerprints from walls.

Liquid Dish Detergent Kill weeds in your sidewalk by mixing 1 teaspoon liquid dish soap with 1 gallon of white vinegar and 1 cup salt. Tactical Intelligence.


Larry Malerba, D.O. : Homeopathic Arnica to the Rescue. Known for its remarkable healing properties, Arnica montana has been used for centuries to treat the effects of accidents and injuries.

Larry Malerba, D.O. : Homeopathic Arnica to the Rescue

The name refers to the genus and species of the yellow flowering plant, which is endemic to the mountains of Central Europe. This plant is sometimes referred to as Leopard's Bane and is popularly known as the Mountain Daisy in homeopathic usage. Thousands of physicians and millions of patients around the globe have successfully used Arnica to treat the bruising, soreness, inflammation and swelling that results from all types of physical trauma. Savvy consumers are demanding safe, non-toxic treatments and homeopathic Arnica may represent one of the best options available due to its reputation for safety, effectiveness, ease of use and broad applicability.

Clearing Up Some Misconceptions: Most of the general public is pretty well acquainted with herbal products. Indications for Homeopathic Arnica: Guidelines for Administering Homeopathic Arnica: References: 7 Ways to Have More by Owning Less. By Maria Popova Inconspicuous consumption, or what lunching ladies have to do with social web karma.

7 Ways to Have More by Owning Less

Stuff. We all accumulate it and eventually form all kinds of emotional attachments to it. (Arguably, because the marketing machine of the 20th century has conditioned us to do so.) But digital platforms and cloud-based tools are making it increasingly easy to have all the things we want without actually owning them. The age of keeping up with the Jonses is over. Transparent user ratings, transaction histories and privacy controls make the sharing process simple and safe, while automated calendars and reminders ensure the safe return of loaned items. Give NeighborGoods a shot by creating a sharing group for your apartment building, campus, office, or reading group — both your wallet and your social life will thank you.

Similarly to Neighborgoods, SnapGoods allows you to rent, borrow and lend within your community. Growing one’s own produce is every hipster-urbanite’s pipe dream. Buy All Natural Personal Care Products at New England Green, Healthy, &Safe Product Ratings &Reviews. Search for organic food, hemp, organic cotton, and enjoy organic beauty care. Green, Healthy, & Safe Product Ratings & Reviews. S Homemade Soap Recipe by Robert Wayne Atkins. Grandpappy's Homemade Soap Recipe Copyright © 2007,2008 by Robert Wayne Atkins, P.E. All rights reserved and all rights protected under international copyright law. Click Here for a Microsoft WORD printer friendly copy of this article. Introduction During hard times sooner or later everyone runs out of soap. To make soap you only need three things: rainwater,cold ashes from any hardwood fire, andanimal fat from almost any type of animal, such as a cow, pig, goat, sheep, bear, beaver, raccoon, opossum, groundhog, etc.

Soap is not difficult to make and it does not require any special equipment. Soap is a "perfect consumer product" for the following five reasons: Soap is a legal product.Everyone everywhere uses soap.Soap is completely used up in a short period of time.When people run out of soap they want to buy more.Soap is relatively low in price so almost everyone can afford it. There are three major differences between homemade soap and commercial quality soap: Basic Soap Making Equipment. The Homesteader's Free Library. Baking soda can clean your teeth, clear your complexion and act as a natural antacid. Hydrogen Peroxide. Claim: Hydrogen peroxide will cure a variety of ailments.

Hydrogen Peroxide

Example:[Collected via e-mail, 2006] I would like to tell you of the benefits of that plain little O'l bottle of you can get for under $1.00 at any drug store. My husband has been in the medical field for over and most doctors don't tell you about peroxide, or they would lose thousands of dollars. 1. Take one capful (the little white cap that comes with the bottle) and hold in your mouth for daily, then spit it out. Safe use of 3% & 6% food grade Hydrogen Peroxide.