DIY . Soft Scrub

DIY Soft Scrub | Te Amo Too

 There is no better thing than finding a good go-to recipe – okay, there are many better things, but I think we can all agree that finding a recipe that you can use time and time again is pretty great. And this soft scrub is one you will want to keep! It is non toxic and it won’t scour the environment like other abrasive commercial powders. The scrub leaves your surface clean and your conscience clear (see what I’m talking about here). Ingredients ¾ cup baking soda ¼ cup borax ½ cup liquid castile soap 1 tsp (90 – 100 drops) essential oils […]

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UPDATE . Vacuum Cleaner Dilemma

Vacuum Cleaner Dilemma | Te Amo Too

This is the post you all have been waiting for: the update on my vacuum cleaner dilemma! I know … very important right?! not! So which one did I choose? The answer is: The Shark Navigator Lift Away. Price I bought it at Bed Bath and Beyond and used my 20% off coupon. It came to a total of 172.79 dollars. So not that expensive – like a Dyson – but under 180.00 dollars like I wanted. Barely! Weight It is not the lightest vacuum on Earth, but it’s definitely lighter than the ginormous Bissell we had. It’s fairly easy […]

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DIY . Vinegar Cleaner

DIY Vinegar Cleaner | Te Amo Too

Today we are going to talk about disinfecting with vinegar. We already talked about why you should start doing it (here) and how we are tremenduosly exposed to toxins from the day we were born (here). What is vinegar? Vinegar is 5% acetic acid. Vinegar is inexpensive, non toxic, and biodegradable. How does it work? The acetic acid kills bacteria and viruses by denaturing (chemically changing) their proteins and fats (what their made of). Does it kill household germs? Yes! Vinegar is 90% effective against bacteria and 80 to 83% effective against viruses and mold. It can also inactivate the flu […]

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