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DIY Cleaners Post

Spring has sprung and it’s time for that annual overhaul we call spring cleaning. This usually means a total purge of all things excess. A round-up of dust buffalo, because the dust bunnies have somehow mutated into near sentient beings. Once you’ve evicted the unwanted dust creatures it’s time to scrub everything down real good. Floor to ceiling good.
But, your nose is already filled with dust and particles. Your hands are aching from holding the broom hard enough to win the battle against the cobwebs, or was that just me? Anyway, after all of that, do you really want to spend the rest of this time breathing in harsh chemicals and chaffing your delicate skin. Not to mention potentially damaging a perfectly good mani? I think not! So, this weeks Tuesdays Tips is a round-up of some ingeniously simple, chemical free, not to mention cheep, solutions to the spring cleaning blues.

Tip #1
Clean your bathtub with nothing more than grapefruit and salt! Genius! From Little Green House
Grapefruit Cleaner

Tip #2
Avoid the sadness of streaky glass with this awesome natural glass cleaner from Whole New Mom
DIY Glass Cleaner

Tip #3
Stay chemical free with this all purpose Lavender & Lemon Cleaner from The Bulk Herb Store Blog
Lavender and Lemon Cleaner

Tip #4
You’ve had you thick winter comforters out all winter, now it’s time to store them away and bring out the light weight linens. Keep your laundry free of harmful additives with this recipe for DIY Laundry Detergent from My Foray Into Food Storage
DIy Laundry Detergent

Tip #5
Get all of winters lackluster out of your hardwood floors with this great DIY hard wood floor cleaner using tea. As a side note: you can use the same method for taking the sizzle out of your sunburns. DIY Floor Polish from Live Renewed.
DIY Wood Floor Polish

What’s on your spring cleaning list?

XOXO Idyllwild

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