home sweet home
This post is a salute to all you new homeowners out there (yes you know who you are!).
NOW columnist Adria Vasil's Ecoholic Home should be on every homeowners bookshelf. It's jammed pack (382 pages!) with money-saving tips, a sustainable home checklist, reviews of "green" cleaners, resource guides (and the list goes on!). But, what I like best are the DIY cleaners.
Here is one of my faves, a DIY window cleaner (Windex is evil!)
Combine the following ingredients in a spray bottle and get window washing:
- 1/4 cup vinegar
- 1/2 tsp of natural dish soap (see list below)
- 2 cups water
My hubs tried it out a couple of weekends ago and the windows are sparkling.
Here are two natural dish soaps Vasil recommends: