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Non-toxic Home Cleaning & Care: Natural, Green, Eco-Friendly Solutions

Non-toxic Home Cleaning & Care: Natural, Green, Eco-Friendly Solutions
Make sure to keep all home-made formulas well-labeled, and out of the reach of children. All-Purpose Cleaner: Mix 1/2 cup vinegar and 1/4 cup baking soda (or 2 teaspoons borax) into 1/2 gallon (2 liters) water. Store and keep. Use for removal of water deposit stains on shower stall panels, bathroom chrome fixtures, windows, bathroom mirrors, etc. Or use a citrus-based natural all-purpose cleaner. Another alternative are microfiber cloths which lift off dirt, grease and dust without the need for cleaning chemicals, because they are formulated to penetrate and trap dirt. Air Freshener: Commercial air fresheners mask smells and coat nasal passages to diminish the sense of smell Bathroom mold: Mold in bathroom tile grout is a common problem and can be a health concern. Carpet stains: Mix equal parts white vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Chopping block cleaner: Rub a slice of lemon across a chopping block to disinfect the surface.

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How To Slip A Stitch In Knitting (Sl 1) Slip Edge Stitch Instructions: To slip a stitch, abbreviated “Sl 1,” insert the right-hand needle into the stitch as if to purl (with needles tip-to-tip), and slide the stitch from the left-hand needle to the right needle without knitting or purling it. How to Slip a Stitch in Knitting Why Do You Slip A Stich in Knitting? 1) To make a neat-looking edge on Stockinette stitch 2) To avoid loose edges on garter or stockinette stitch 3) To make a nice edge for seaming or picking up and knitting 4) To create beautiful color and texture patterns Slip The First Stitch To Create A Smooth Edge 1. Your First Ukulele Chord A chord can be described in a number of ways, and I will describe them in more and more detailed and mathematical ways as you progress through UkeSchool. Here in the beginner's lessons, we can think of a chord as 4 notes, one note for each string, all played at the same time. The first chord you are going to learn is called the "C" chord, also known as the "C Major" chord. A chord diagram is a simple drawing of the instrument, with markers for the finger postions required to make the chord.

Natural Oven Cleaner If you've got a dirty secret hiding in your kitchen, then it's time to take care of it. Instead of purchasing a chemical-filled oven cleaner, make your own to leave your oven looking sparkling clean. And guess what? This DIY costs basically nothing to make and doesn't involve breaking a sweat. 9 Facts About Factory Farming That Will Break Your Heart (GRAPHIC PHOTOS) On the surface, a package of small-farm, grass-fed beef may look entirely identical to a packet of generically-raised beef. Both are wrapped with cellophane and snugly stacked in the open meat fridge, labeled with the price, cut and weight of the meat. But these packages likely have drastically different backstories. Ninety-nine percent of the meat in the US comes from factory farms, a large-scale production that is more akin to a cracker factory than the rolling, green livestock farms you see in the movies.

Bird Knitting Patterns Blue Tit Leslie Stanfield designed this small decorative bird for Lion Brand. This is not safe to be used as a toy, but you can make it safe for small children by not adding the legs and using French knots for the eyes instead of beads. Get the free knitting pattern for registration 9 Books Scarier Than Any Horror Movie There is nothing better than a good ghost story. It might be tempting to pop in one of your scarier movies when you want to get into the Halloween spirit, but there are plenty of novels sure to keep you up for just as many nights. Just be careful if you read these titles in a public place.

DIY Antibacterial Spray Clean your home and freshen it at the same time with this DIY eco-friendly antibacterial spray. It's made with natural ingredients that disinfect and kill bacteria, and you'll be left with a clean space — without that chemical smell. What You'll Need: Zucchini & Arugula Salad Pizzas with Cauliflower Cheese Sauce Although Ryan and I usually eat identical dinners (cause I kinda sorta like to cook), on pizza night we eat SEPARATE pizzas. There is no pizza commingling. No siree.

Coconut Oil, Pear & Oat Scones {gluten-free} Saturday mornings in my childhood home had a distinct pattern: the dual sounds of my Dad grinding coffee in his hand-powered mill while blasting Dixieland jazz; my Mom at the dining room table, hidden behind mountains of cookbooks, making her weekly menu and shopping lists; the Bugs Bunny & Roadrunner show; and big breakfasts. The big breakfasts were almost always one of the following options: pancakes, homemade honey-nut waffles, crepes (always with sugar and lemons from our Meyer lemon tree out back), crumb coffeecake (recipe from the back of the Bisquick box), or currant scones. Scrambled eggs and bacon (regular or Canadian) made occasional appearances, but it was mostly carbohydrate heaven. My brother, sister and I all swam for the local swim team, and the hearty breakfast typically fueled us well beyond lunchtime. All of this reminiscing brings me to one point: whether you are an endurance athlete, a casual exerciser, or anywhere in between, forget the bunk and embrace your carbs!