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The holy trinity of non toxic cleaning products

The holy trinity of non toxic cleaning products

As I’m sure you are aware, cleaning products don’t have the best record on the environmental scale. This started, many years ago now, a lucrative “green industry” of cleaning products. Lots of people talk about green cleaning, Oprah, the EPA and the Organic Consumers Association to name a few. This surely is a step in(…)

The return of the “Booch” part 2

The return of the “Booch” part 2

  This is part two of a how to brew your very own kombucha. You might want to look at part one first.  Once your concoction smells or tastes more vinegary than sweet you can start (This is really more of a trial and error thing). Again, cleanliness is key. Get a ladle and scoop out(…)

The return of the “Booch”

The return of the “Booch”

It had gotten out of control. I was brewing six quite large jars of Kombucha a week, while making my own organic juices to add after the first fermentation part. One day I get the bright idea to try and use Mate instead of regular tea as a starter and my SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture Of(…)

Clean Home

As I’m cleaning my home after a successful valentine’s day party (early I know), I think I’ll share a great all purpose cleaner recipe. This is from Clean House Clean Planet. A good intro to cleaning without chemicals. Most of the recipes use white distilled vinegar, baking soda, Dr. Bronner’s soap, lemons, and borax. Nothing(…)

Not Just For Greeks!

Not Just For Greeks!

The other day I saw an Olive tree and for the last time thought to my self, how hard can it be to cure olives? So here we go. First pick olives from tree. Preferably an olive tree… Cut a slit all around each olive. To prepare brine, add a mixture of water and salt(…)