I’m a big smoothie drinker. I love to add a handful or 2 of spinach or kale to them for some extra nutrition. I’m constantly buying those giant tubs of organic spinach from the grocery store whenever they’re available. Lately they’ve started carrying big bags of organic kale, too. I can’t resist buying them when I’m there b/c we live about 30 miles from anywhere that carries organic greens so I try not to make more trips than I have to. I’ll be so excited when my garden (hopefully) starts producing some spinach & kale so I can save some trips to town and some moolah. **Garden post coming soon!!** Update! Find garden post HERE.
The only downside to buying so many greens is that sometimes I can’t eat them before they start to go bad. Luckily, I found a great way to solve this problemo! And it is so easy. All you will need is:
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- Sulfuric Acid
- Glycol Ether
- Eye and skin irritant
- Do not ingest or breathe vapors
- May release hazardous gases
- Get immediate medical attention if….
These are just a few of the words and warnings you can find on your standard household cleaners. This doesn’t even begin to cover the ingredients list in most cleaners. I had to sound some of them out and then Google them to help me understand what they even were. There’s something a bit unsettling about having to Google ingredients of items I plan on using in my home. Try it! It’s eye opening! It was for me, anyway. It’s seems like a bit of an oxymoron to be “cleaning” your home with products that, if used incorrectly, could make you sick or seriously ill. Check out this scary link.
So after much Googling followed by a lot of saying “What the F$#k?!?!” to myself outloud, I did some research and found a way to make my own cleaners with natural products! Eff you chemicals!!
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