Let us think for a moment about alllll of the things we use our cutting boards for: chopping that apple 🍎, mincing garlic and onion, and cubing the occasional tofu block. Now, not any one of these is bad per sé, but think of all the remnants each of these sessions have left on the cutting board over the course of its life. Let's be honest, cutting boards have the potential to become petri dishes that keep on giving. It is up to alllll of us to make sure they aren't giving us food-illness or anything icky of the sort! Here are the things I use and the steps I follow to keep mine as germ-free as possible and disinfect my cutting board.
My DIY Facial Oil is my secret to clear, radiant skin. Scroll down for the full recipe! If you think you don't like face oils or avoid them because you have oily skin, I encourage you to reconsider! It's a common misconception to avoid oil on your face, and I thought the same in the past as well. But I encourage you to flip over the moisturizing skincare products you are currently using -- they probably contain oil, so imho, we are cutting out the bad stuff here. I know you probably think the recipe is a bit extra, and you're right! Sooo, feel free to adjust the recipe as needed.
If you buy fresh fruit and don’t refrigerate it, likely it will attract fruit flies ⏤ it’s only natural! Here’s how to make an effective fruit fly trap at home. Recipe and links to everything I used are below as well. You’re welcome ;)
Have you ever read the ingredients on the back of your mouthwash label? So many chemicals and mystery ingredients that are hard to pronounce and harmful to your health and our environment. Here’s how to make a version at home that is not only safe and non-toxic, but promotes oral health and contains things we can all pronounce and recognize.
Traditional anti-bacterial hand sanitizers are known to do more harm than good since they kill good bacteria along with the bad bacteria.
Learn how to make a version at home that is not only safe and non-toxic, but builds up your immunity too.
Do you know how easy it is to make your own foaming hand soap? This recipe will not only save you TIME (it takes less than 60 seconds to make), MONEY (it is super cost-effective to buy all the ingredients once and be able to make and re-make this recipe when it’s time to refill) and support your HEALTH (store bought hand soaps are filled with synthetic fragrances and chemicals). You’re welcome ;)