Author Archives: mainegreengirl

Oatmeal, Whole Wheat & Molasses Bread

I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen again!  While I love dark breads, oatmeal breads, multi-grain breads… well, almost anything as long as it’s bread, my husband is a different story.  He likes white bread.  Although I have gotten him to … Continue reading

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Review of “Homemade Fabric Softener”

I’ve used liquid fabric softener for as long as I’ve been doing laundry.  I’ve tried so many brands that I know I couldn’t name them all.  Some smell better than others, some soften better than others, but one thing was … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Laundry Soap

I have been reading about people making their own laundry soap for quite some time now and finally tried it in September.  There are a lot of recipes and videos online for this and there are as many variations in … Continue reading

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Why Clean Your Home “Naturally”?

We all have our own way of doing things.  Each of us knows how we like things done, in what order we like to have them done and what we use for tools to get a certain job done.  Of … Continue reading

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Cleaning Naturally With Baking Soda

If you’ve used or researched recipes for natural, homemade cleaning products, you probably already know that you’ve probably got most of the ingredients in  your pantry already.  I’ve found that, with what I’ve made and tried so far, I like … Continue reading

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Starting to “Turn Green”

  I’m not sure why it took me until my 40’s to start to really worry about the environment.  I had always considered myself aware of things around me, such as what countries were at war, who was running for … Continue reading

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Donut (don’t it) Make You Hungry?

I don’t know what I’ve got myself into…  all because of the segment on the local news!  We have a segment called “Eats, Treats and Sweets” and a week or so ago they mentioned pumpkin muffins and donuts.  Well, hubby … Continue reading

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