Recipe Round-Up: Post-Holiday Cleaning

Planning on doing a little cleaning in the near future? Maybe things around the house need a little refreshing after holiday guests and get togethers. Or, maybe it?s a random Tuesday and you feel like seriously deep cleaning your house (go you!). Whatever the cause may be, here are a few easy DIY recipes to get your home in tip-top shape. With natural ingredients and a few products you might just have stuffed in a closet somewhere around the house, these are wonderful alternatives to chemicals and store bought products- and they’re easy on the wallet!

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Mattress Refreshing Powder

1 Cup Baking Soda (sodium bicarbonate)

10 drops Essential Oil of Choice

Combine ingredients in a mason jar or similar container. Close lid tightly and shake to mix ingredients together. Using a kitchen sifter, lightly sprinkle the mixture over the mattress and allow to sit for a few hours. Vacuum powder off with upholstery attachment or hand held unit (like a dust buster). Your mattress will be clean, refreshed, and smell fantastic! *tip- if you use an essential oil that promotes relaxation, like Lavender, your guests (or yourself) will have a wonderful night of sleep!

Clean Scent Room Mist

2 oz. Spray Top Bottle

1/3 cup Vodka

Distilled Water

Bergamot Essential Oil

Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Lemon Essential Oil

Using your 2 oz. spray bottle, fill the bottle with 1/3 cup vodka. Add in 6 drops of Bergamot Essential oil, 3 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil, and 2 drops Lemon Essential Oil. Shake well. Fill the remainder of the bottle with distilled water and shake before each use.

Purifying Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Spray Top Bottle

18 oz. Water

1 cup Liquid Castile Soap

5 Drops Lavender Essential Oil

5 Drops Lemon Essential Oil

5 Drops Tea Tree Essential Oil

Combine all ingredients in your spray top bottle and shake prior to use. Spray liberally in toilet bowl and use brush to scrub.

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