My family does everything we can to prevent insect bites but, unfortunately, it’s just not feasible to prevent them all. We recently spent the majority of our weekend outside and despite the insect repellent precautions, we all needed some itching relief. Thankfully, a quick search on Google provided a natural recipe for Insect Bite Relief […]
As part of Arm & Hammer’s switch and save challenge, we’ve recently talked about the Spinbrush ProClean and Arm & Hammer® plus OxiClean® Power Gel Laundry Detergent. Over the next few weeks, though, we’re going to be discussing one of my absolute favorite products: Arm & Hammer Baking Soda. Arm & Hammer Baking Soda is natural, […]
After going through my recent reader survey, I noticed that many of you classify yourself as “sort of green” when it comes to cleaning. Green (or “sort of green”) cleaning can mean different things to each person, but for many it means making your own cleaning products. Whether you’re a veteran to making your own […]
In honor of Earth Month, I thought I’d share a couple of odor neutralizers that you can make at home, using ingredients you already have. Carpet Deodorizer: Have you ever noticed that a box of carpet deodorizer almost always has baking soda as a primary ingredient? They’re usually marketing this key ingredient right there on […]
We all know that we should avoid pouring uncooked or liquid fat in the garbage disposal to prevent build up on drain pipes, right? Then what are we supposed to do with fat cooked out when browning meat? Some people pour that fat into a glass jar and store it under the sink. When it’s […]
Surprisingly, one of the most popular posts on iDreamofClean to date is How to Make Your Own Foaming Dish Soap! Since there were several questions in the comments of that post asking how to make your own foaming hand soap, I thought the question deserved to be answered in it’s own post. How to Make […]
Save a ton of money by if you make your own foaming dish soap. It’s an EASY two step process that will keep your dishes clean and your pocketbook full!
Quick Tip: If you want to have sparkling mirrors and chrome fixtures in your bathrooms and kitchen, try using rubbing alcohol. Just pour some in a spray bottle and use like you would any other mirror cleaner. You can dilute it with water but it’s not necessary at all. I have recently found that rubbing […]