Monday, January 23, 2012

Eco Friendly Cleaning Recipes

We have gotten so use to shopping at the grocery store to get all our cleaners because of the convenience. If you are looking for a natural cleansers, then check your own cabinets. You would be surprised to find double uses for common household items.

  • Baking Soda- This wonderful all around cleanser, deodorizes, cleans, scours and softens water
  • White Vinegar-Grease Cutter, Removes Mildew, deodorizes, light stain remover and wax buildup
  • Isopropyl Alcohol- Soap Scum Cutter, Disinfectant, Great for cleaning Laptop Keyboards, LCD and Screens, Glass Cleaner, Removing Glue from sticky labels, Stain remover
  • Borax- Fire retardant, Anti-Fungal, Laundry Booster, Grease Remover, Hard Water Remover, Abrasive for scrubbing Tiles.
  • Witch Hazel-Besides being good for blemish treatments, facial toner, insect's also good for cleaning Chrome, Glass and Mirrors

All-Purpose Cleaner

2 ozs Water
1/2 cup Baking Soda
4 ozs Natural Liquid Soap (Castile Soap if possible)
1/2 Tsp Tea Tree Essential Oil
1/2 Tsp Lavender Essential Oil
2 oz Witch Hazel

Mix and use in a sprayer bottle- Label Bottle as cleaner

Heavy Duty Window Cleaner

2 ozs of Isopropyl Alcohol
2 ozs White Vinegar
1/4 tsp of Baking Soda
1 Tbs of Natural Liquid Soap
3 cups Water

Mix and Label Bottle as cleaner

Wood Cleaner

2 ozs Canola Cooking Oil
3 Tbs Natural Liquid Soap
1 Tsp of Lecithin (can be purchased at Vitamin Stores)

Store in container and shake before using to emulsify ingredients.

Carpet Deodorizer

1/4 Cup Baking Powder
1/4 Cup Constarch
1/8 Cup Arrowroot Powder (can be found at health foods stores)

Sift ingredients together, Store in a Spice Shaker, Sprinkle on Carpet and Vacuum

Try these fabulous recipes today and enjoy a non-toxic environment.

If you want to have a cleaner household environment and for more fabulous recipes or uses for eco-friendly cleaning check out this cool website:

Monday, January 2, 2012

Great Post on SEO Linking

So I came across this post on twitter this morning, It may help answer some questions about SEO (search engine optimization).  I know this has helped me get better rankings.

Check it out

Google's PDF for SEO ranking information

Google's Info on web crawlers

The Beginners Checklist for small business SEO  and the guide

I suggest to learn about it for yourself before you decide to pay for someone else to do it for you, it's not that hard but it does take time to do it.  A little everyday will get better rankings in no time!

HAPPY NEW YEAR and remember if you want to start a new soapmaking business I offer classes in the Mossy Creek Soap Studio which you can find out more here: