Category Archives: Cleaning Concoctions

DIY Organic Orange Peel Cleaner (and one HUGE mistake you’ve been making in your green cleaning!)

DIY Organic Orange Peel Cleaner (and one HUGE mistake you've been making in your green cleaning!) :: Vintage Kids | Modern World Blog

If you hop onto pinterest or you’ve experimented much with “green” cleaning (or if you’re cheap like me…) you’ll know that vinegar is a basic staple in “natural” cleaning recipes.

However, it’s time to kick your vinegar up a notch!

When I first started making my own cleaners, I have to be honest…I was a little disappointed with using only vinegar for cleaning.  … Read the rest

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A Natural Cleaning Recipe Round-Up and A Free Printable To Keep Them Organized!

FREE PRINTABLE Natural Cleaning Recipe Sheets from Vintage Kids Modern World

I’m a huge fan of natural products and it’s true – I don’t want to dump sludge into our rivers and streams and I want to steward God’s amazing creation.

However, my kids are God’s creation and I want our home to be the safest place on earth!

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Your Home Should Be The Safest Place On Earth

Your Home Should Be The Safest Place On Earth :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

I have to be totally upfront.

I’m not very “green”.

The DIY projects like wool dryer balls, and the homemade cleaners and cloth diaper wipe solutions that I have posted here on my blog were not motivated by a sincere love of the earth and a desire to reduce the size of landfills…I really just needed to save money.Read the rest

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Is Borax Really Safe?

Is Borax Really Safe? :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

hhmmm…good question.

Actually, there are quite a few answers to that, and this is one of the most common questions I see in my email.  In my mind, the jury was still out on the safety of Borax, so I put together a recipe for Borax-free liquid laundry soap, and it’s been one of our most popular posts here at Cheeky Bums. … Read the rest

Posted in Cleaning Concoctions, Health + Home Remedies, Homemaking, Living Naturally, Simple & Frugal | 16 Comments
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I Wash My Face With Oil

I wash my face with oil.

Yep, I do.

And I brush my teeth with dirt.

(Just wait til I tell you about my shampoo…)

The Oil Cleansing Method :: Cheeky Bums Blog

Yes, it’s completely true.  I use oil to wash my face and it’s actually not a new phenomenon!  … Read the rest

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DIY :: Turn Solid Castile Bar Soap Into Liquid Castile Soap

 

DIY Turn Solid Castile Bar Soap Into Liquid Castile Soap : Vintage Kids | Modern World

Castile soap is incredibly versatile and a staple item in our house.   Eliminating toxins in your diet is hard enough – thankfully, using castile soap is an easy way to eliminate them in your cleaning and body care routines!

Today, I want to show you how easy it is to turn a BAR of soap into a jar of LIQUID soap – but if you’re still curious about castile soap, Emily at Live Renewed has a great article about the many uses of castile soap that I definitely recommend!… Read the rest

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