We are big fans of home remedies that don’t require a trip to the store – or at least those that we can make ourselves from safe, natural ingredients. Not only is there great satisfaction in making something, but it can be easier on the home budget than resorting to store-bought products. So when it comes to keeping your home smelling fresh, it’s no surprise that we love our … [Read more...] about These Are the Only Air Freshener Brands You Should Be Buying
It's no surprise to NAR readers that most of the popular store-bought air freshener products on the market today are not only unnatural but are also quite toxic. Everyone comes across some not-so-pleasant odors. So when our noses were under attack, we admit to having fallen for the store-bought air freshener spray with trendy eco-friendly packaging and the … [Read more...] about 6 Super Simple Natural Air Freshener Recipes You Have to Try
As a culture, we have become obsessed with making things smell nice. We have been told in far too many commercials that our dirty laundry, homes, and cars all harbor nasty, stinky smells. To make matters worse, they tell us that we eventually become immune to some of our environment’s unique smells, meaning that we’re fighting a constant and losing battle with our own (alleged) … [Read more...] about Why It’s Time to Ditch Those Toxic Store-Bought Air Fresheners
A squash bug is a noxious garden pest, and as the name implies, it goes after squashes and gourds of all types! While most people reach for the chemicals as soon as these pest insects appear, it is also possible to get rid of them in natural ways. When you are looking at how to kill squash bugs, take a few moments to consider these natural methods before you start reaching … [Read more...] about How to Kill Squash Bugs Organically
Herbs are for the most part easy to grow and care for. If you don't have the space for a proper outdoor herb garden, all you'll need is a few pots, some starter plants or seeds, and a nice sunny window area. If you have the outdoor space available, a proper outdoor herb garden will really rev up your cooking and provide an ample supply of useful medicinal herbs for your health. … [Read more...] about Do You Know How Easy it is to Start Your First Herb Garden?