Suzanne Shelton

Get Green Clean!

Go Green Clean!
Natural Remedies to Clean your Home

There is no shortage of household cleaners out there boasting to make your life easier, more sanitized and fresher-smelling. Brilliantly executed advertisements depict animated germs carousing and multiplying within an unclean home, defeated only by a heavy dose of some chemical concoction. Feeling dirty, scared, and inferior, we plunk down billions of dollars each year on germ warfare for our own homes.

What Stinks? Cheap, Easy and Natural Methods to Freshen up Your Home

Odor remover

You don't have to be an aromatherapy aficionado to know that smells have the ability to trigger strong emotions and associations. Baking bread can bring you back to the comfort of your grandmother's cottage while freshly cut grass can return you to childhood summer camp. Unfortunately, it also works in the other direction: a neglected garbage can under the sink may take your mind to the city dump on a hot day.

How to Start a Compost

Jumping On the Compost Heap Craze!

Saving the Planet, One Bag of Garbage at a Time

Ah, garbage. It seems as though as soon as we take it out, another bag is right behind it. Even with recycling and the garbage disposal, there is never a shortage of trash. What's a homeowner to do? Start a compost.