Make These: Surprise Easter Egg Bath Bombs!

How to make homemade bath bombs using plastic eggs as molds

DIY Bath Bombs - these come with a little something extra!

What sounds better: Soaking in a hot, bubbly bath? Or eating chocolate out of a plastic egg that used to be sitting in your backyard? Yeah, we thought so. These Easter eggs definitely have the better treat inside – DIY homemade bath bombs! Bath bombs are easy enough to pick up at the mall, but are much more affordable to make at home. Plus these Easter egg bath bombs come with a little surprise chick inside. Continue Reading

Better Options to De-Ice Your Driveway and Sidewalks.

This article claims to offer a bunch of environmentally-sound methods of de-icing sidewalks. However, most of their tips are directed more at removing ice from your window (though they are good tips for doing so).

Luckily, the folks in the comments section offer great green ideas that seem much more fun than shoveling at six a.m.

  • Pure urea fertilizer
  • Fire place ash
  • Baking soda on steps and walkways
  • Just add sand for traction
  • Ground leaves from the compost bin
  • “Darker” recipes of kitty litter

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Clean [Nearly All] Your Home with Baking Soda

Your grandma taught you to keep a box of baking soda [sodium bicarbonate, “bicarb”] in the refrigerator, and rightly so. But out of ‘fridge, often paired with its old science-fair pal white vinegar, you can clean half your house. And then you can make a volcano.


Brush your teeth: When your spouse or roommate takes the toothpaste for their weekend out of town, mix a tablespoon of baking soda with an 1/4 teaspoon of water and scrub away. Continue Reading