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Reasons to Stop Using Plastic

  Montanna Lussier  |    02 August 2019  |    recycling,  |    All Natural

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Everyone is becoming more environmentally-friendly nowadays--for a good reason. Less and less plastic is being used, especially when it comes to grocery bags and drinking straws. A lot of stores and restaurants have switched to reusable cotton bags and paper straws that help the environment tremendously. Not only do these products reduce environmental waste, but they also keep ocean life and other animals safe. You may be thinking that reusable products are ideal, but not practical, since plastic is something we've been using since the '70s. However, this is not the case; find out more below.

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All Natural Sunburn Remedies

  Montanna Lussier  |    01 August 2019  |    All Natural

Say Goodbye to Summer Sunburns!

Summer is definitely the most beautiful time of year, but it can easily become the most dangerous if you're prone to sunburns (which almost everyone is). Sunburns aren't something to mess with. On top of being harmful to your skin, they're incredibly annoying. You can barely move, and don't even get me started on trying to take a relaxing shower; there's nothing relaxing about having red-hot skin. The biggest solution to enjoying time outside--worry-free--is applying sunscreen religiously. However, if those pesky UV rays still manage to find their way under your layers and layers of sunscreen, then we're here to help you get rid of them as quickly and organically as possible.

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Farm Fresh Eggs or Store Bought Eggs?

  Montanna Lussier  |    25 June 2019  |    Kitchen,  |    All Natural

The Eggs You Should Be Eating

The big question is, should you be choosing eggs that are directly sourced from a farm, or is it an okay decision to stick with commercially raised eggs. has been going on for a while. Many people immediately assume that farm fresh eggs are better for you, since they seem to be organic. Coincidentally, this reasoning may be true. Even though there isn't a large difference in taste, farm fresh eggs are definitively healthier for you than store bought eggs, as free range eggs have a very short shelf life and offer more nutritional value. Here is some further insight on exactly why farm fresh eggs are better for you.

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DIY Kitchen Cleaning with Vinegar

  Jonathan Teall  |    24 June 2019  |    House Cleaning Tips,  |    Kitchen

How Can I Use Vinegar to Clean a Kitchen?

Vinegar is great alternative to harsh chemical based cleaning products. It's as natural as you can get, in fact, you've definitely consumed the components that are used to create white vinegar. Traditional white vinegar is comprised of only basic grains and water. It's fermented, distilled, and then sold to you to use as a cleaning product. Let's explore some possible uses for vinegar in your routine cleaning processes, as well as some methods to make the process smell as good during as it does after.

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How to Remove Sharpie from Anything

  Montanna Lussier  |    21 June 2019  |    Home Cleaning Tips,  |    Laundry Room

Simple Solutions for Your Semi-Permanent Stain

We've all had the frightful experience of dropping a permanent marker onto the floor or our favorite pair of jeans. The frustration and despair of not being able to remove the permanent stain is awful. However, there are safe ways to use common items around your house to lighten, or even completely remove, the permanent marker stain, depending on what its on. Here are some tips on removing permanent marker stains from things like your clothes, furniture, and walls, thanks to the help of rubbing alcohol and hairspray.

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How to Safely Wash Delicate Fabrics

  Montanna Lussier  |    21 June 2019  |    Laundry Room

Linen, Denim, and Silk: Take Care, Extend Your Wear!

Laundry day: the dreaded chore at the end of the week. You have to spend endless hours sorting your clothing into all these different piles, just to make sure that your white socks don't suddenly turn pink two hours later. However, most people don't think about sorting by fabric type. Denim, spandex, cotton, linen, silk, and sisal are all very different fabrics. Surprisingly, each fabric requires different cleaning processes in order to keep their unique texture and shape. It's hard to keep up with each fiber's specific care requirements, so we've put together a quick guide on how to handle your fabrics safely and efficiently.

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