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Monthly Archives: January, 2011

Money Saving Wine Tip

I have shared this tip on my cooking blog, but wanted to share it here as well. It is a tip for cooking with wine. I know that many people … Continue reading

January 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Natural Cleaning- Favorite Natural Commercial Cleaning Products

This is the final installment in my natural cleaning series. In the first three installments, I explored single ingredients such as Borax, vinegar, and baking soda. These three ingredients can … Continue reading

January 21, 2011 · 1 Comment

Sharing- How to Clean Your Toilet

One of my favorite blogs, Apartment Therapy, has a nice primer on how to properly clean your toilet. I thought it would be fitting to share it since Eat. Home. … Continue reading

January 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Natural Cleaning- The Science Behind Baking Soda

Welcome to part III of my natural cleaning series. Today’s natural cleaning wonder is baking soda. Baking soda is made from soda ash, which is a naturally occurring substance. Baking soda makes … Continue reading

January 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Natural Cleaning- The Science Behind Vinegar

Welcome to part II of my natural cleaning series. The first in the series was “The Science Behind Borax.” Now, we are going to learn why vinegar is a good household cleaner, … Continue reading

January 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Natural Cleaning-The Science Behind Borax

I know that many people feel like natural cleaning supplies aren’t as good. Some people may wonder if they even work at all. I decided that I would explore the … Continue reading

January 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

A List of Tips and Hints

Here is a fun and interesting list of tips and hints that a friend of mine sent to me:A sealed envelope – Put in the freezer for a few hours, then … Continue reading

January 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

It’s Dawn Again- Dawn as a Multi-Purpose Cleaner???

Okay, so the other day I mentioned that I have read in several places that Dawn dish liquid (just the plain original blue stuff) is great for cleaning showers and tubs b/c … Continue reading

January 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

Quick Bathroom Clean-Up

I have a process that makes for a quick and earth friendly cleaning of the bathroom. Just follow these steps and your humble commode will be clean in a flash: … Continue reading

January 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

Recipe Review- Hot and Sour Soup

I think I’m up and running again. I went to the grocery store 1st thing this morning. When I got home,  I made a nice lunch of homemade hot and … Continue reading

January 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Simplified Kitchen Cleaning

Cleaning your kitchen doesn’t have to mean using 4-5 different expensive and dangerous cleaning products. It can actually be a very simple process and only requires a couple of cleaning … Continue reading

January 4, 2011 · 1 Comment

Uses for Empty Tissue Boxes

I love empty tissue boxes. I have discovered several great ways to reuse them: 1. Under the sink to store extra grocery bags.2. By the front door to store doggie … Continue reading

January 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Happy New Year 2011- Black-Eyed Pea Soup Recipe

Happy New Year!! I wanted to take a moment to post my favorite Black-Eyed Pea recipe. It’s a soup that I created a few years back and that we have … Continue reading

January 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

5 Awesome Uses for Baby Wipes

Baby wipes are the unsung cleaning heroes of the American household. The are non-toxic, convenient, multi-taskers that don’t cost a lot of money. Even if you don’t have a baby … Continue reading

January 1, 2011 · 2 Comments