If you have hard water in your home, you know it loves to leave hard water stains – nasty brown or white spots and soap scum on your bathtub, sinks, and clothes, making everything twice as hard to keep clean. Hard water occurs from a high concentration of dissolved minerals – usually calcium, magnesium, & iron – that are picked up by it on the way to (and from) the processing plant. It can be a real pain to constantly… Continue reading
I am always pondering what steps I can take to make every room in my home healthier. One of the most important rooms for this, in my opinion, is the kitchen. It’s where I prepare food that nourishes me, my husband, and my children, so why wouldn’t I want to take extra care when deciding on utensils and other items?
Of course this is always a work in progress since I am always learning more, but here are a few… Continue reading
Norwex describes the Magnet Ball as a money-saving device that removes calcium molecules from the water by magnetically attracting them to the inside of the ball.
This action supposedly makes the water behave as though it was “soft”. The premise of the device is that because soft water requires less detergent, you will save money on detergent in your dishwasher and washing machine if you just stick the Magnet Ball in at the start of a wash cycle. In fact,… Continue reading
If you don’t have a dishwasher (and even if you do),this little white netted dish cloth might be just the thing for you. Here is the testimonial of a “netted dish cloth skeptic”.
“I had a bunch of friends who really seemed to like then and said that they were wonderful to keep in your sink because they’re really “scrubby” and their netted fabric means they don’t harbor bacteria.… Continue reading