Effective and easy DIY cleaning could not be more easy! This simple, non-toxic vodka disinfectant spray recipe packs a punch, and with essential oils you can customize, you can create the perfect scent.

Vodka Disinfectant Spray Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. There comes a time in every home when a little disinfecting is in order on top of the normal day-to-day cleaning routine. Some exposure to germs is good for us, helps build our immune systems, and keeps us healthier in the long run. However, there …

Homemade Wood Cleaner (and polish, all-in-one!) - Scratch Mommy

Homemade Wood Cleaner (it’s wood polish, too!)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Kids and nice stuff don’t mix. I mean, like not at all. When I was expecting my first child, we were gifted an amazing highchair that is made of beautiful solid wood and pulls right up to the table. I loved it because it …

How to make DIY Aromatherapy Candles for an easy handmade gift. Also a list of essential oils and their aromatherapy benefits.

How to make DIY Aromatherapy Candles

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Did you know that DIY Aromatherapy Candles are easy to make and are an inexpensive gift? I love candles! They really change the mood. The flicker of light and scent wafting through the air can be really calming. Making your own candles can be …

Learn how and why you should buy food in bulk- Scratch Mommy

Learn How And Why To Buy Food In Bulk

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. When I moved into my first apartment I was abnormally excited about grocery shopping for myself. It seemed so…adult. But, despite the excitement, there were still parts of grocery shopping that required a little more knowledge – and courage. Like ordering from the meat …

DIY Wool Dryer Balls - No need for chemicals to coat your clothes. Soften and scent with these!

DIY Wool Dryer Balls – A Healthy Alternative to Fabric Softener

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. As a mom, I’ve done more than my fair share of laundry. Most days, I feel like the corner in my laundry room has sprouted some evil laundry monster, its contents spilling out from the hamper(s) and over the floor. Then there are days …

7 ways to decrease allergens inside your home- Scratch Mommy

7 Ways To Allergen Proof Your Home

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. There was once a time when I didn’t even think about allergens in my home. Of course, spring would come and I’d deal with seasonal allergies, but that all had to do with the great outdoors so I didn’t think about inside my home. …

Spring Clean Everywhere! Grab our favorite 20+ DIY non-toxic cleaning recipes PLUS our free spring cleaning checklist!- Scratch Mommy

Non-Toxic Spring Cleaning (20+ DIY recipes PLUS a FREE checklist)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Do you do an annual spring cleaning? I don’t think many people do anymore! Why is that? Is it because we have such busy lives? Is it because the task of spring cleaning seems so intimidating? I find that it’s usually a little bit of …

If you're looking for an essential oil air freshener option that doesn't use electricity and looks nice, you can make a DIY essential oil reed diffuser.

DIY Essential Oil Reed Diffuser Air Fresheners

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. I love a home that smells amazing. I love to walk in, or through, the house and be either invigorated, energized, calmed or soothed by a wonderful scent. Before I started living a life from scratch I used to accomplish that with regular old …

Learn how to use mint herb for your body, home, and as food!- Scratch Mommy

How To Use Peppermint Herb (for the home, body, and food)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Peppermint…that fragrant, almost extremely invasive plant in the herb garden is a miraculous botanical. This abundant and easy to grow herb has seemingly no end to its many uses, which is a very good thing considering how fast it spreads. So, how to use …