Looking for an easy to make DIY natural all purpose cleaner for your home? Look no further! This is my go-to cleaner for nearly everything in my home! With just a few simple ingredients, you can easily make enough cleaner to last years. Plus, its easily customized with essential oils or infused vinegars.
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My Journey to Finding the best Kitchen Sponge Alternatives
As I’ve been on this journey to having a more eco-friendly existence, I’ve been trying to find replacements for every day items – especially in the kitchen. I was sick of buying these synthetic sponges and then tossing them out as they got gross. About two years ago, I started getting the ‘natural’ sponges at the grocery store. Brands like ‘Twist’ and the brown ‘Scotch Brite’ ones that were supposed to be more environmentally friendly. And to be honest – they were horrible. Take my recommendation and don’t buy the ‘Twist’ sponges! Spring of 2018, I became completely fed up with even the ‘natural’ or ‘eco friendly’ sponges I was finding at the grocery store. They weren’t cutting it, and I was STILL throwing away a sponge every few weeks as it wore out. I went on a mission to find the best kitchen sponge alternatives I could find. My goal was to find something plant based, without plastic, that was going to last me at least a few months.
Learn about the best Natural Health & Beauty Products below!
If you’re anything like me, you are most likely looking to do what you can to reduce your impact on the environment, while also creating a healthier home for you and your family! One area that I’ve done a lot of ‘experimenting’ in, has been my bathroom! It seems that a lot of beauty products come in plastic & produce a lot of waste. Not only that, they are full of toxic ingredients that are not great for us, or for the environment. In the past few years, I have found what I believe to be some of the best natural health & beauty products out there!
Episode 6 - Easy Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
Episode 6 – Easy Ways to reduce your carbon footprint
Welcome to episode six! This week on the podcast, I discuss easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint for 2019! There are dozens of free and inexpensive things that you can start doing right now to reduce your carbon footprint. I also included a few ‘investment’ options as well, for those of you looking into buying new appliances, a new vehicle, or making your home more environmentally friendly. Listen to find out!
I am pleased to announce the first episode of the Home with Willow Podcast! In October, I toyed around with the idea of starting a weekly Instagram live, or a weekly Podcast. After a lot of deliberation, I decided to bite the bullet and do it – creating this first episode as an instaLIVE show.
For this first episode, I wanted to talk a bit about easy ways that we can reduce plastic waste and our plastic consumption. As it turns out, there are so many free & low-cost ways to reduce your plastic use (a majority of them are under $40)!
Listen to the entire episode for free here to learn about dozens of ways that you can easily reduce your plastic waste and consumption.
I had been on the search for a good DIY eco-friendly natural laundry detergent recipe for quite a while. I was trying various store-bought plant-based laundry detergents. And while they worked just fine, I really was hoping to find something that was as basic as possible, with only a few ingredients, and inexpensive. Turns out, that doesn’t really exist when you’re buying tubs of detergent at the store!