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Sashiko Fabric Mending | Roots & Boots

DIY Sashiko Fabric Mending

Sashiko fabric mending may seem complicated or even exotic, but it’s really quite simple.

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Top 3 Nontoxic Cookware Options

Top 3 Nontoxic Cookware Options

Making the switch to nontoxic cookware is a simple way to support good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.

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30+ Essential Oil Recipes for Diffusing

Essential Oil Recipes for Diffusing

Looking for solid essential oil recipes for diffusing? The sky’s the limit when it comes to possible combinations, but I’m sharing a few ideas to get you started.

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8 Tips for Switching to Cloth Napkins

8 Tips for Switching to Cloth Napkins

Apparently, cloth napkins evoke strong reactions.  Who knew?

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3 Steps to a Paperless Kitchen

3 Steps to a Paperless Kitchen

Are you on a quest to purge paper and plastic from your kitchen?  Good news: creating a paperless kitchen is easier than you think.

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DIY Carpet Freshener with Essential Oils | Roots & Boots

DIY Carpet Freshener with Essential Oils

When your family gets food poisoning the day before your house goes on the market, which is the same day the realtor arrives to photograph the house and a random prospective buyer stops by for a tour, it’s DIY carpet freshener to the rescue!

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Clean Cast Iron | Roots & Boots

The Best Way to Clean Cast Iron (Stainless Steel & Glassware, too!)

Keeping my cast iron pots and pans clean seemed like a major chore until I discovered an amazing solution.  It really is the best way to clean cast iron, and stainless steel and glassware, too!

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The Best Way to Get Rid of Ants Naturally | Roots & Boots

The Best Way to Get Rid of Ants Naturally

Got ants?  Try this easy homemade spray.  It’s the best way to get rid of ants naturally!

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3 Essential Oils to Boost Your Laundry Routine | Roots & Boots

3 Essential Oils to Boost Your Laundry Routine

How would you like to get clean, fresh smelling laundry without any toxins? Yes, please.

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Best Nontoxic Coffee Makers and Tea Kettles

Best Nontoxic Coffee Makers and Tea Kettles

When our coffee maker bit the dust earlier this year, I was determined to replace it with a nontoxic option.  Ditto for our beloved stainless steel tea kettle which had become increasingly difficult to keep clean. From a toxicity standpoint, the trouble with most coffee makers (and coffee pod machines) is when hot water comes into…

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