Make your own natural cleaning products this winter!

So many cleaning products these days are packed full of harmful chemicals that you don't want to be trapped in your home. We want to help you and your family be happy and healthier this year. Check out these great tips to make your own natural cleaning products at home to keep your home fresh year-round and keep your family healthier! 



Stainless Steel Cleaner


  • ½ cup olive oil

  • ½ cup distilled white vinegar

  • 20 drops of lemon essential oil


Add all ingredients to a spray bottle and shake well. To use spray on Stainless Steel and use a polishing cloth to wipe it off. This cleaner can be used to remove grease, fingerprints, and food from the surface while also leaving a shining finish. 



Stain Remover 


  • ¼ cup white vinegar

  • ¼ cup baking soda

  • a squeeze of liquid castile soap

  • 2 cups water


Add all ingredients to a spray bottle and give it a good shake. Keep the spray bottle on hand and use it whenever you have a tough stain on your clothes or your carpet. 



All-Purpose Citrus Cleaner

  • citrus peels

  • 2 cups white vinegar

  • 15 drops of any essential oil

To make, fill a mason jar with citrus peels and white vinegar and close the lid tightly. Allow this mixture to sit for a week. After a week, strain the solution into a spray bottle and add in your essential oils. It is now ready to be used all around your home in replacement of your other multi-purpose spray. 



Floor and Glass Cleaner

  • 1 cup isopropyl alcohol

  • 1 cup white vinegar

  • 1 cup water

  • 15 drops of any essential oil

Pour the alcohol, vinegar, and water into a spray bottle and mix. Then, add in your choice of essential oils. Spray on paper towels to wash mirrors and windows or put into a mop bucket to wash floors. 



Wood Polish

  • Juice of 1/4 of a lemon

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1 tbsp white vinegar

  • 3-4 drops of any essential oil

Combine lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, and your favorite essential oil in a spray bottle. Test a small area of your wood by wetting a washcloth (squeeze out any excess water) and spraying the polish onto the cloth. Use this mixture on all wood furniture! Afterward, buff furniture with a dry microfiber cloth. 




Disinfecting Wipes

  • 1 cup water

  • 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol 

  • 2 tbsp dish soap

  • 1/2 roll of paper towels

In a bowl mix the water, alcohol, and dish soap and stir well until combined. Cut your paper towel roll in half and pour the mixture all over the roll until it is fully soaked. Store the paper towels in an air-tight container and use them as needed on countertops, stoves, or just everyday messes. 



Oven Cleaner


  • ¼ cup baking soda

  • 1 tsp of salt

  • A little bit of warm water


Mix baking soda and salt, then continue adding water until you have created a paste. Cover your oven in the mixture and let it sit overnight. In the morning scrub and then wipe clean with a damp cloth.



Fabric Sanitizer/ Refresher

  • 1 cup warm water

  • 1/2 cup witch hazel

  • 2 tbsp baking soda

  • 20-30 drops of antibacterial essential oils (ex: lavender, lemongrass, cinnamon, lemon)

Combine water, witch hazel, baking soda, and essential oils in a spray bottle. Spray onto fabrics for a quick refresh.

Microwave Cleaner 


  • 1 cup distilled vinegar 

  • Juice of one lemon


Place both ingredients in a cup and put it in your microwave. Turn your microwave on for 2 min. Leave the door closed after the 2 min for another minute or two to allow the steam to accumulate. After opening, simply wipe down all sides of the microwave and it should be nice and clean. 

Toilet Cleaner


  • 2 cups distilled vinegar

  • 1 cup baking soda


DO NOT COMBINE INGREDIENTS AHEAD OF TIME! Instead, first, pour the vinegar into the toilet bowl, then pour the baking soda on after. This will create a fizz, which means it is working.  After it stops fizzing, scrub it with a toilet bowl brush and flush it.