12 Natural Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home

Other than Charlotte, that intelligent, graceful spider that spun a web to save Wilbur the pig in “Charlotte’s Web,” spiders are something that most of us don’t want to have in our home. Even if we understand that most of them don’t want to harm us and that they can even kill other bugs that can wreak some serious havoc in our home, we don’t… [read more]

8 Powerful Homemade Cleaning Products To Clean Your Entire Home

We’ve written about the dangers of many store-bought household cleaning products – most are loaded with harmful chemicals. In fact, the average household contains some 62 toxic chemicals,as environmental experts have reported, many of which have been linked to asthma, cancer, reproductive disorders, hormone disruption and neurotoxicity. Wasting your hard-earned money on chemical-filled cleaners that can harm your health, and the health of the environment… [read more]

10 Beautiful Home Decorations You Can Make Using Nature

Fall is just around the corner, and with it, that wonderfully cooler, crisp air, colorful leaves and those fabulous aromas like cinnamon and apples wafting through the air. It’s one of our favorite seasons, and one of the best ways to enjoy it is to use some of the earth’s natural, organic elements to create your own autumn home decor. Those warm colors can bring… [read more]

8 Reasons To Join The Tiny House Living Movement

Tiny houses have become a huge thing – do a google search and you’ll find countless blogs about it, or just flip through the channels on TV, there’s Tiny House, Big Living, Tiny House Nation, the list just seems to go on and on. These tiny, compact, affordable houses are practically everywhere you look.  Simply put, tiny house living is a social movement in which… [read more]

8 Best Natural & Non-Toxic Cleaning Products For Your Entire Home

Unlike foods, beverages, cosmetics, and personal care products, manufacturers of household cleaning supplies are not mandated by federal law to disclose the ingredients in their products. This lack of oversight often means that anytime we do routine house cleaning, we are coming into contact with toxic chemicals through inhalation and skin contact. Rinsing cleansers down the drain also means these pollutants enter water sources, impacting… [read more]

Easy Homemade Two-Ingredient Lemon Disinfectant Cleaner

You’ve made the switch to eating healthier, whole foods, and you’re exercising regularly too, but have you considered that you may be subjecting your health, and possibly that of our family’s, to the dangers of chemical cleaning products? The majority of store-bought household cleaners are loaded with harmful chemicals – and that doesn’t include just the obvious ones, like drain and oven cleaners, but even… [read more]

Best Amazon Prime Deals For Natural Living Lovers

Amazon Prime Day is here and that means significant deals on everything from TVs to home devices to Kindles and everything in between. There are also a huge number of special deals for products that Natural Living Ideas readers would love – but these are often much harder to find. That’s why we have an entire team dedicated to sourcing the best Amazon Prime Day… [read more]

The KonMari Method: The Genius Decluttering Method That Will Change Your Life

Living in a house full of clutter? Here in the U.S., having “stuff,” is often considered somewhat of a symbol of price, but in reality, all of those things are probably taking joy out of your life, even if you aren’t aware of it. One of the reasons is that when happiness comes from purchasing things, it’s never lasting, meaning you’ll never truly feel satisfied.… [read more]

Easiest Homemade Lavender Linen Spray That Actually Kills Odors

Linen spray is perfect for adding a scent boost to your bed sheets or even freshening up your linen closet. You can use your favorite essential oil combinations or go with a classic like lavender. Lavender is known to help with nervousness, anxiety, stress and sleeplessness. This makes lavender linen spray perfect for spritzing on your pillows right before bed. If you have a cranky… [read more]

13 Unusual Uses For Bar Soap You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

While just about everyone has a bar of soap at home, and probably many of them, especially if you’re a germaphobe, few people realize that its uses go far beyond washing your hands. You might really want to stock up when you learn just how versatile they really are. 1. Make soap sachets to keep deer and other wildlife out of your garden If you… [read more]