Mix a few drops of natural soap, 2 cups water, and 30 drops of lavender essential oil. You can spray this on all surfaces, like cutting boards, counters, toilets, walls, (not on glass it will streak), it disinfects well and is also safe to use around bagies.
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Vinegar is a wonderful all-purpose cleaner and deodorizer. Yes, it stinks, but it's much cheaper than store-bought cleaners and, even better, no chemicals. Some of my favorite uses for it:
--I put it in a spray bottle and clean counters with it --deodorizes stinky fridges and plastic food containers --dissolves lime build-up in a coffee maker --if you have guinea pigs or other small animals, it will dissolve the calcified urine from the cage and clean it safely with no chemicles! :)
I use vinegar to clean up in the kitchen, the bathroom, clean spots on the rug, etc. It's a great all purpose cleaner. You can mix it with water or use straight. It will kill germs and cut grease, shine fixtures and clean glass.
What a money saver. I keep a spray bottle in each bathroom to use on the bathroom floors to spray and wipe up. In the kitchen I use it every night to clean the splatter from my stove. It has saved me a bundle of money! (Non-toxic Cleaner)
When cleaning your kitchen sink area, don't forget to clean your hand soap, dish soap and/or lotion bottles too. They can carry germs and putting them back on a clean sink kind of defeats the purpose. I use a bathroom antibacterial foam cleaner, spray them, rinse, then dry and germ free! :) I also throw my sponges in the dishwasher with every load.
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