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Old School Autumn Cleaning With Far and Wild Oils

Fall is the perfect season for deep cleaning. Just like spring cleaning, the cooler autumn temps make it a amazing time to get in some really good cleaning around the house as well as in the yard. I remember watching my grandmother clean for the seasons, and she almost never had a cabinet full of cleaners to get the job done. There were only a few, limited supplies that Grandma used to clean surfaces: vinegar, baking soda, ammonia and Clorox. Now we have use of various essential oils that have antibacterial, antiviral and other properties that help to kill germs without using the more harsh chemical cleaners that my grandma used to use. I was recently gifted Far & Wild...

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What You Need To Do To Properly Upkeep Wooden Serveware

Do you have a love hate relationship with wooden serveware? Wooden bowls, spoons, boards and trays can all be great pieces to display our foods, but they also have the ability go rancid over a period of time. Wooden serveware that goes rancid has a pungent, old and oily smell to it, making it unpleasant to use. So if you're one of those who does have a love hate relationship with wood. I'm going to share a few tips to properly upkeep your wooden serveware to keep that from happening. New Wooden Bowls and Boards Before using your new wooden bowls, boards or trays, the first thing you may want to do is give it a light rubbing of olive or mineral...

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How To Disinfect Properly

If you've found yourself cleaning and sanitizing your home even more meticulously during these recent days, raise your hand. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, we're cleaning, wiping and disinfecting like crazy. It feels like nothing can ever be too clean. Door knobs to floors, it just doesn't seem like I can clean enough.  The stores in our area haven't even been able to keep Lysol or antibacterial cleaners in stock because so many people are concerned about the need to disinfect during these times.  But what many people may not realize is that germ killing chemicals are not the complete answer to keeping their spaces germ free. There's also a difference between sanitizing and disinfecting, yet both work hand in hand to give us...

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10 Fabulous Spring Fragrances to Boost Your Cleaning

Spring cleaning is an important, yet daunting, task for most people. Interesting facts show that setting the mood for spring cleaning could certainly boost your motivation and get you going. One of the best ways to get motivated to clean is to make your home smell good. You'd be surprised at how good smells can create the right ambiance great to jump start a spring cleaning spree, and scented candles (with just the right aroma) are your most effective mood-enhancing tools for better home scents that inspire.10 Fabulous Mood-Boosting Scents for Spring Cleaning Take a look at some of the most recommended fragrances that are known to inspire and elevate your energy leve, and get ready to set yourself up for an enjoyable...

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