• Cleaning With Essential Oils

    I have been making my own homemade household cleaners for over 15 years. Growing up I knew the house was being mopped from the distinct smell of white vinegar wafting through the air. My mother didn’t purchase a name brand floor cleaner, instead, she stuck to the basics. So once I had my own home, I too mopped with vinegar. But then I got curious. If vinegar could clean my floor what else could it do? So I started looking into how I could make my own cleaners. It made sense to learn more. At that point in my life, I had been avoiding putting chemicals on my body and in…

  • Celebrate Earth Day and make these 10 simple changes to be more green (eco-friendly)! | thislittleblogofmind.com

    Be Green: 10 Simple Changes You Can Make At Home

    Earth Day is right around the corner! So I got to thinking about the first changes I made in my life to live a little more green. There are many reasons to make changes and live a more Simple Natural Life. One of those reasons is to help take care of the Planet Earth. Another reason is to reduce the number of toxic chemicals you bring into your home. Global Warming At this point in time, scientists have concluded that humans are responsible for 70-100% of the earth’s global warming. Shocked? Yeah, I know. The number one cause of the rapid rate of global warming is greenhouse gases. Human activities are…

  • DIY homemade laundry detergent. Safe + effective. Only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes. | thislittleblogofmind.com

    3 Ingredient DIY Laundry Detergent

    Laundry detergent can be expensive. Many are full of artificial (aka toxic) fragrances and other chemicals that are harsh on the fibers of our clothes. These not-so-great ingredients are then on our bodies! Why Homemade? I use homemade laundry detergent because it’s easy, inexpensive, and I can control what is in it. I’m a busy person and I know you are too. It only takes a few minutes to make enough laundry detergent to last us months. Honestly, it’s so easy that J now makes the detergent for the house. It must be easy if he rather make laundry detergent then stop at the grocery store to pick something up!…

  • These 15 indoor plants are easy to care for and will purify the air inside your home or office | thislittleblogofmind.com

    15 of The Best Indoor Plants

    Have you heard of off-gassing? Basically, we bring items into our homes that contain chemicals. These chemicals, also known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are dispersed into the air of our homes. The release of these chemicals is commonly known as off-gassing. We cannot be completely free from off-gassing. However, we can help reduce the number of VOCs we bring into our homes. If you want to learn more about which items in your home off-gas, then check out my post here.  Plants Purify The Air In Our Homes To help clean the air in our homes we can turn to plants. Plants will absorb these VOCs, process them, and…

  • House plants purify the air in our homes. Not only do they provide health benefits but they are also good for our mental health. They're eco-friendly, toxin-free, and promote wellness! | thislittleblogofmind.com

    Plants: Why You Need Them Inside Your Home

    House plants are an excellent decorating tool in the home. They are so great for adding a beautiful aesthetic to the home that many artificial house plant variations are available in the stores. But today we’re talking about the real thing. Living house plants! Why they are a “must have” in our homes.   This page may contain affiliate links. You can read the full disclosure policy here. If you purchase something through a link on this page This Little Blog of Mind will receive a commission at no cost to you. Myself and my family thanks you for helping support this blog. They’re Good for Your Mood House plants…