Better Basics for the Home: Simple Solutions for Less Toxic Living

Many household and personal care products can actually be made in the home relatively easily, when you have the right ingredients and, as Napoleon Dynamite would say, "the skills". To this end, Better Basics for the Home, offers more than 800 simple and practical alternatives to common household toxins, covering everything from skin care to gardening. Author Annie Berthold-Bond asserts: "Mixing up face creams or wood stain isn't much different than cleaning the windows with vinegar, soap, and water instead of using Brand Name X, or making a cake with flour, eggs and milk instead of buying a mix. With a few simple staples we can clean our houses, wash our hair, rid the dog's bed of fleas, and do many other things as well." For those of us looking beyond the Seventh Generation and Ecover products, this is a good book to have. :: Amazon

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