Simple Cleaning For Home And Beauty + Tutorial

One of the perks of being single, is being the head of household. While I miss having someone to share my life with, I love being the sole decision maker. I have switched our home cleaning and beauty products over to natural and eco-friendly! I am so excited to share more simple cleaning for home and beauty solutions with you! 

Simple Cleaning For Home And Beauty
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Let’s start with the Kirk’s Soap brand, back when I was making my own laundry soap, I used Kirk’s Castile Soap Bar. I love that Kirk’s is easy to find at the grocery store too! 

I have 3 sinks in my home. With that, I’ve been using a basic soap dispenser and just refilling them! However, I am trying to switch my hand soap to natural! I’ve been hesitant since I use so much soap throughout the day! For now, I am excited to switch my hand soap over to Kirk’s Hand Soap!  

Kirks Odor Neutralizing Hydrating Hand Soap

Clean Your Hands

I received Kirk’s Odor Neutralizing Hydrating Hand Soap in Lemon & Eucalyptus, Fragrance Free, and Rosemary & Sage. I like to keep it simple in my son’s bathroom, so I have him using the Fragrance Free soap. My son knows to wash his hands after using the bathroom, so I like to make sure his bathroom is stocked with hand soap! 

I have the Lemon & Eucalyptus in the kitchen, you can’t beat the fresh and clean scent of both lemon and eucalyptus! Our kitchen sits in the middle of our home, so the scent lightly lingers in the dining area and living room. I already use essential oils to add scent into our home. The Rosemary & Sage is in my bathroom, I love the gentle scent that freshens my bathroom and lightly lingers into my room. 

I like to keep our sinks stocked with soap readily available. My son understands when I ask him to wash his hands. He’s so good about that! 

Kirks 3-in-1 Head To Toe Nourishing Cleanser

Keep Your Family Clean

When I saw the Kirk’s 3-in-1 Head To Toe Nourishing Cleanser, I knew I wanted to try them! I give my son a bath every evening. I prefer to use natural shampoo bar, or natural shampoo, and natural soap for his sensitive skin. In other words, I like simple and eco-friendly products to use with him. 

I prefer using a “hair and body wash” for him, but those types of products are geared towards babies. As you can imagine, when I saw the Kirk’s 3-in-1 Head To Toe Nourishing Cleanser, I knew I found something that would work for our household! 

I wanted both the Kirk’s 3-in-1 Head To Toe Nourishing Cleanser in Original Fresh and Juniper & Lime. I’m keeping it simple and using the Original Fresh for his bath time. He loves it, I love it. It’s gentle on his skin. I feel good about using a natural and safe product. 

Clean Makeup Brushes

I love my makeup brushes. I take the time to clean them weekly! I am so excited to share an easy and natural way to clean your brushes! If you’re on a budget, we share other natural ways to clean your makeup tools

Makeup Brush Cleaning Tutorial

Makeup Brush Cleaning Tutorial Step 1

1. Gather your brushes and Kirk’s 3-in-1 Head To Toe Nourishing Cleanser. For this tutorial, I am using the Original Fresh scent.

Makeup Brush Cleaning Tutorial Step 2

2. Wet your brushes. Squeeze out excess water. 

Makeup Brush Cleaning Tutorial Step 3

3. In a small dish or hand, dispense a bit of the Kirk’s 3-in-1 Head To Toe Nourishing Cleanser.

Makeup Brush Cleaning Tutorial Step 4

4. Gather your brushes and swirl them in the cleanser. Work up a nice lather. You may need to do this twice, depending on how dirty your brushes are. 

Makeup Brush Cleaning Tutorial Step 5

5. Rinse your brushes. Be sure to rinse until the cleanser is gone! Squeeze out excess water. 

Makeup Brush Cleaning Tutorial Step 6

6. Lay your brushes out flat to dry for several hours to overnight. 

Safe and Non-Toxic Cleaners That Moms Swear By

When it comes to cleaning around my home, I am all about using natural, non-toxic, eco-friendly products. I tend to clean with baking soda and vinegar and a few natural cleaning products! We found a fun brand that was created by a mom! As a mom, I want to choose natural and safe products! We found safe and non-toxic cleaners that moms swear by! 

Safe and Non-Toxic Cleaners That Moms Swear By
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In the past, I’v tried the regular cleaning products and they have given me headaches (from the strong fumes)! It’s in my best interest to avoid chemical cleaning products.

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Trendy Ways To Enjoy Your Beverages

I am always trying to stay hydrated throughout the day. My son and I drink water as I rarely buy soda! I do buy orange juice to drink in the morning! If I want to add a protein shake, smoothie, or meal replacement shake to my day, I do like to enjoy any of those too. There are also times when I add drink mix to my water just to change up the flavor since plain water is too plain! Other than that, we rarely drink soda. How do you enjoy your water? I found trendy ways to enjoy your beverages! Are you ready?

Trendy Ways To Enjoy Your Beverages
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If you’re a coffee or tea addict like me, you want your hot beverages to stay hot! I dislike feeling like I have to drink my coffee before it gets cold. I also love having a chic and sleek way to enjoy my hot beverages!

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Upgrade To A Smart And Efficient Dishwasher

When my son and I moved into our new home, my realtor suggested I have the locks changed. Fast forward 8 months and we finally got the locks changed. We chose an electronic lock with a keypad entry option! I am so excited about it because my son can open the door on his own just by entering his code. Our door lock also automatically locks after 30 seconds. If you’re looking to upgrade and be more efficient, we share some of our tips! Are you ready to upgrade to a smart and efficient dishwasher? 

Upgrade To A Smart And Efficient Dishwasher

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

I’m a single mom on a fixed income. With that, I want to be as efficient and energy saving as possible. Our utility companies have high rates at certain times during the week. I time my major appliance use around those times. For instance, I wash my dishes late at night or early in the morning. As for laundry, I tend to do my laundry in the morning and early afternoon. 

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Safe And Natural Essentials For The Family

It’s Back To School time! My son’s first day back was last Thursday! Every year, I always prepare our household with safe, natural, eco-friendly cleaning and lifestyle products. At the first sign of either of us getting sick, I use an oil diffuser and essential oils which seems to help tremendously. We gathered a few safe and natural essentials for the family to keep on hand! 

Safe And Natural Essentials For The Family
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How do you prepare for Back To School? It seems parents have to buy new clothes and school supplies each year. This year, I didn’t have to buy new clothes for him right away. I had just purchased clothing for him a few months before summer started, so his clothes will do for the next few months. I may have to buy new pants for him since he seems to have grown so much! I did have to buy a new backpack since one of the straps on his old backpack was wearing down.  

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3 Houseplants That Brighten Your Space

National Relaxation Day is August 15th! This is a holiday to remind everyone to take a break, a step back from their stressful and restless lives. In other words, take time to smell the proverbial roses, so to speak! This is your day to go for a walk, do an activity you enjoy, think about what brings you joy and do it! For me, I love houseplants. I have my home decorated with houseplants. Let’s talk about 3 houseplants that brighten your space! 

3 Houseplants That Brighten Your Space

Houseplant Community

As an indoor jungle enthusiast, we have built a fun, accepting, and understanding houseplant community. You can find us: 

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3 Back To School Essentials For The House

It’s Back To School time! We all know school supplies are mostly for school, but we have some fresh ideas for back to school essentials for the house. Sure do, things you probably wouldn’t think about or have on your list.

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Let There Be LIGHT-Healthy Light that is! 

Teens will have a lot of homework and if they have a desk they will need a lamp. Just in case they are working in the wee of the night or early morning. So we want to introduce you to the Ottlite LED Desk Lamp which is a healthy light option for your kids. Eye strain is no joke so yes this is a back to school essential.

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Dried Orange Peel Bath Bombs

There are times when I want to relax and take a hot bath. I honestly haven’t taken a bath in a long time, but I recently whipped up a batch of bath bombs and just love treating myself! I also wanted to start making bath bombs to add to my son’s bath. He loves baths, but I also wanted to add a fun addition to his bath! Get ready for a refreshing experience with the Dried Orange Peel Bath Bombs! 

Dried Orange Peel Bath Bombs

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How A Special Needs Parent Introduced CBD Oil To Her Son

As a special needs parent, I turned to CBD products. CBD is natural and it works better for our lifestyle. My son has Autism and non-verbal. You see, my son will not take pills. I won’t even try because he wouldn’t understand how to swallow them. Find out how a special needs parent introduced CBD Oil to her son! 

CBD Oil for Autism

How A Special Needs Parent Introduced CBD Oil To Her Son

Disclosure: I received this product for free to use and post my honest opinions. Compensation for this post was provided and this page may contain affiliate links.

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Manifest: The Complete First Season

When I first saw the previews for a new show, Manifest on NBC, I immediately thought of one of my favorite shows, Lost! I was a fan of Lost from day one! I watched every episode and I even watched it again a few years ago! I really need to get my hands on the DVD sets! Manifest: The Complete First Season lands in stores on July 23rd, a day before my birthday! 

Manifest: The Complete First Season Box Art

Disclosure: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the DVD. The opinions I share are my own. This post contains affiliate links. 

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