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Eco-Friendly Non-Toxic Mosquito & Bug Spray Ideas
  Non-Toxic (non DEET) Mosquito Repellants At times, I choose a good enough brands that may not be 100% non-toxic but prevents my children from looking like they have hives and suffering the itching, oh the itching is terrible! With camping season in full swing I’m shopping and packing things up so were ready to roll at any given time. I’m always trying new products and replenishing my supply! Here are a few of the bug repellents I’ve tried over the years and will seek to buy again this year, including making my own homemade repellent (it’s good for light bug days but it is a bit greasy): Cutter Natural Insect Repellent It is affordable but as SafeMama points out it has toxic ingredients like Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and runs the risk of 1,4 dioxane so it is far from perfect and not so “natural” as the marketing claims. Don’t miss out on the rest of the article: Eco-Friendly Non-Toxic Mosquito & Bug Spray Ideas.

A organic label conundrum!
I ordered a large box of organic natural treats for the kids, like I said I would, and they have arrived!! We are in the process of taste testing them and so far so good. As I went from package to package and was reading the labels, ingredients and doing some comparisons with food I had in the cupboard I noticed some differences when it came to organic certification and the word “organic” and where it was placed. Don’t miss out on the rest of the article: A organic label conundrum!.

3 Eco-Friendly Home Projects to Consider This Year
As a homeowner, you may find yourself wondering how you can be more eco-friendly around the house. Going green at home can not only help the environment, but can also help reduce energy use and expenses. This can be particularly beneficial if you have rental homes, which is more and more common with the property management industry growing by 4.4% since 2012. But no matter your reasons behind wanting to go green, let’s take a look at a few simple eco-friendly projects you can do around your house this year. Don’t miss out on the rest of the article: 3 Eco-Friendly Home Projects to Consider This Year.

Green Clean Your Stainless Steel Appliances
Green cleaning your stainless steel appliances does not have to be hard or expensive! I hate smudges on my shiny stainless steel appliances. I can’t help it, it just drives me NUTS. A long time ago I was a  bit over the top about it. Someone would touch the fridge and I’d go all OCD on them. It was one way of keeping them out of the kitchen but we have to eat and I don’t need to scare people out of the kitchen! Don’t miss out on the rest of the article: Green Clean Your Stainless Steel Appliances.