Joy in the Kitchen

Homemade Products for a Greener Home

Air Fresheners Recipe

1/2 cup of water
1/2 cup of baking soda
10-12 drops of citrus essential oil (sweet orange, lemon or grapefruit)
Paper cupcake liners
Muffin pan

Combine the water and baking soda in a medium bowl until it makes a thick paste.  Add in the essential oil and stir well.  Line the muffin pan with the paper cupcake liners and place a few spoonfuls of the mixture in each until they're full.  Let sit 24 hours, then pop them out and place around areas of the house to neutralize odors.

All-Purpose Cleaner Recipe

1 cup of warm water
1 cup white distilled vinegar
15 drops of citrus essential oil (scent of your choice)

Mix all in a spray bottle and it is ready to use for disinfecting surface areas.