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How to Get Sports Stains Out of Your Kids’ Laundry

Spring is the ideal time to “take to the field,” especially if you’re a kid. Whether your child plays soccer, tennis, baseball, or even croquet, getting stubborn sports stains out of their clothes can be a real bear. Add a desire to use less toxic, irritating laundry products and you may think cleaning your kids’ […]

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Vinegar is the Secret to Laundering Your Winter Wardrobe

Winter clothes should be warm, they should be cozy, and they should be soft. One thing they shouldn’t be? Dirty! Laundering your winter wardrobe can feel like a real chore. Popular winter fabrics like wool and fleece require special care and handling to stay pristine year after year. Did you know that the secret to […]

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Cleaning for Two: How to Deep Clean Before Your Valentine’s Date

So you’re having your Valentine over for dinner. Good for you! You’ve bought the candles, polished the wine glasses, and you’ve picked a menu that’s impressive but easy to prepare. Don’t let all that hard work go to waste the second your date lays eyes on your grimy, untouched bathroom. It’s time to clean! Stainless […]

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4 Nutritious, Delicious Salt-and-Vinegar Snacks

Who isn’t looking for new ways to enjoy healthier, tastier snacks? Having a few tried-and-true snack recipes on hand is a great way to ensure you’ve always got a healthy treat up your sleeve, even once those 2 p.m. hunger pangs set in. The best news of all? These delicious salt-and-vinegar snack foods will please […]

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Clean Your Kitchen Better With the Help of Vinegar

Your kitchen has been through the ringer these last few months…it’s about time for a deep clean! Hesitant to use harsh chemical cleaners in your kitchen where you and your kids eat? Vinegar is a natural cleaning alternative that will leave your kitchen sparkling – and smelling! – good-as-new. Here are a few ways vinegar […]

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Top 10 Cleaning Tips to Start Your New Year Fresh

It’s the New Year now, and you’ve probably made a resolution to clean a little more. But if you don’t have the cleaning supplies, what can you do? Luckily, you probably already have one of the most flexible cleaning materials in your pantry – vinegar! Here are just a few ways vinegar can help keep […]

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The (Holiday) Party’s Over: A Cleaning Checklist

As surely as sequins and Santa hats, holiday party season is in the air. Whether you host a Christmas cookie decorating shindig every December or have decided to hold the Chanukah Party of the Year, cleaning up is bound to be the worst part. Between guests dragging in sludgy snow, relatives dripping eggnog, and kids […]

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All Santa Wants for Christmas is…Vinegar Cookies?

There are few holiday traditions as innocent and sweet (literally) as leaving out a plate of cookies for Old Saint Nick. Santa has a penchant for midnight snacks, apparently, but which are his favorites? Everyone knows he loves cookies, but we have a hunch these vinegar cookies will be on his Christmas list next year. […]

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4 Slow Cooker Soups for Fall

Fall is the perfect time to dust off the crockpot. School gets busy, football games start taking over the weekends – who has time to do more than combine a few ingredients and set the slow cooker to “high?” Here are four foolproof recipes for slow cooker fall soups to feed a family, a couple, […]

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Vinegar is the Secret to a Fresher Fall Wardrobe

Few things are more frustrating than feeling a chill in the air, pulling out some put-away fall fashions…and finding them musty, brittle, and stale. It can be difficult to keep clothes smelling and feeling clean for months on end, particularly when they’re packed away in drawers or bins during the offseason. The good news is, […]

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11 Things To Do With Vinegar This Fall

Do you feel it? The crispness in the air, the crunch of the leaves under your feet…fall is finally here! From trick-or-treating to tailgating, fall is the perfect time to indulge in some wholesome activities for the whole family. Why not utilize one of the most underrated pantry staples in your house this fall, vinegar, […]

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3 Canning Recipes to Use Up Summer’s Final Fruit Harvest

No matter where you live, summer is likely the best season for finding and enjoying delicious ripe produce. It’s hard to say goodbye to summer goodies like watermelon, apricots, and strawberries once the leaves start to turn! Canning is a time-honored way to preserve the flavors of summer for the months to come, and it’s […]

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Olympic-Level Cleanliness from…Household Vinegar?

Sports equipment is tough to clean. It can be bulky and made up of many different materials making freshening up difficult. Whether you’ve got active kids, a sporty spouse, or are training for a race yourself, it’s important to do a deep clean of your sporting equipment at least a couple times a year and […]

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Dad’s Day Gift Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

Having trouble thinking of something to give dad this year? Look no further. Here are a few inexpensive Father’s Day ideas that are leaps and bounds better than a tie. Of-the-Month Clubs There are dozens of of-the-month clubs for everything from beer to razors. Choosing something small means you won’t empty your wallet, and a […]

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6 Tips for Growing Your Garden Box

Raised-bed gardening is a great solution to a small yard or less-than-desirable soil. With minimal money and time you can reap the rewards of your very own vegetable garden, encountering fewer issues with drainage and burrowing pests than ever before. If you’re considering building a garden box this year – or you just can’t get […]

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Spring Cleaning Without the Chemicals: A Checklist

Longer days, blooming flowers, and pollen in the air…these signs can only mean one thing! Spring is the perfect time to give your life a boost, so why not start with your home? Whether you’re a new homeowner or have been performing the same ritual for years, “Spring Cleaning” is a rite of passage. Want […]

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10 Reasons to Love Vinegar

There are some products you just can’t live without. For us, that’s vinegar. We use it in the kitchen, garden, car, bathroom, laundry room, and the list goes on! There are so many reasons to love vinegar. It’s affordable, effective, and…   1. Can freshen (pretty much) anything. Make your own earth-friendly air and fabric […]

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5 Tips to Love Your Linens Again

1. Say farewell to the smell. Is that “I-forgot-to-move-the-laundry” odor lingering on your bath towels? Here’s a simple, two-part solution to banish that smell. First, add one half cup of white distilled vinegar in the wash with your stinky towels. Second, to clean your washing machine and start fresh for the next loads, add two […]

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16 Ways to Save Money with Vinegar

Vinegar is inexpensive and effective on a variety of different surfaces. Typically, you can buy a generous-sized bottle of white distilled vinegar for less than $5. Here are 16 ways you can save money this year by swapping your chemical products for vinegar.   1. Create your own every day cleaner. Vinegar can be sprayed […]

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6 Tips for the Best Pie You’ve Ever Made

Follow these 6 tips to make your best pie yet. 1. Crust comes first. The crust is the cornerstone of your pie and keeps your pie filling under control. For a flakier crust, add a tablespoon of vinegar while mixing. Adding a top crust? Bird’s the word. You can use a pie bird to vent […]

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Get Your Home Holiday Ready with the Vinegar Tips Checklist (Part III)

Vinegar makes it easier to stay home for the holidays (or keep yours clean for when you return). Follow our free printable checklist for prepping your home for guests this season and keeping your kitchen clean too.   Our last cleaning checklist covers each room in the house, from freshening the bathroom to the laundry and […]

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Go Green This Holiday Season

You have a tree and mistletoe, so what else is there? Try these 4 ways to incorporate greenery into your holiday décor this year. 1. Green wreaths come in all shapes, sizes, and textures. A traditional fir or spruce wreath looks lovely on your front door with a colorful bow. Boxwood and magnolia greenery also […]

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What (Not) to Do With Vinegar

Vinegar may be a super substance with hundreds of uses but there are some things that it can damage. Learning from your mistakes isn’t always the best way to go, so take it from us and don’t try these at home.   Don’t mix vinegar and bleach. These two common cleaning agents should not be […]

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Get Your Home Holiday Ready with the Vinegar Tips Checklist (Part II)

Your holiday settlers will be arriving shortly. Is your home(stead) ready? We’re helping you get holiday-ready one quick checklist at a time. See part one here. We have one goal: help you prep your home in 30 minutes a day or less. In this week’s article, we are focusing on the kitchen, where most time […]

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Vinegar Isn’t Just for Dressings

Why try a recipe with vinegar? Let us count the ways: 1. Acids, like vinegar, can keep foods from softening while cooking. 2. Vinegar can be used as a meat tenderizer in marinades. 3. It helps in the preservation process (think pickles). 4. Vinegar aids in coagulation and makes poaching eggs a breeze. 5. It’s […]

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13 Halloween Tips

  In the spirit of one of our favorite holidays, here are 13 tips you should be scared to live without. 1. Treat your skin after heavy Halloween makeup with a cotton ball dipped in apple cider vinegar. Rub it on your face and neck to restore your skin’s natural pH. 2. Chipped nails distract […]

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Get Your Home Holiday Ready with the Vinegar Tips Checklist (Part I)

The holiday season is quickly approaching and if you’re in our boat, the house just isn’t ready. Before the clock strikes Thanksgiving, we’re going to help you get the house ready for guests and festivities. In this three part blog series, we’ll give you a short list of tasks to get your home in seasonal […]

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9 Pumpkin Recipes for Everything but Pie

If you’ve never worked with pumpkin before, remember the main difference between fresh versus canned pumpkin is the texture. Fresh pumpkin is usually lighter with a velvety texture while canned pumpkin is firmer. Most recipes will call for sugar and spices which generally yield the same flavor. So don’t be a scarecrow! Try one (or […]

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Canning 101: You can do it! Part III

There are two types of canning methods: hot water bath canning and pressure canning. In this blog, we’ll go through the step-by-step process for pressure canning low-acid foods. To learn more about hot water bath canning, read this. In our last blog, we talked about how hot water bath canning is used for high-acid foods […]

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Salad Dressing 101

Nervous about switching from store-bought salad dressings? Romaine calm! We’re here to take the stress out of making homemade salad dressing. Read on for a few tips to making your own salad dressing and three salad dressing recipes to shake up your next salad. Simple salad dressings, like vinaigrettes, can be created with three ingredients […]

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Meat-less and Flavor-full

Who said meat has to take the main stage every time you fire up the grill? The flavor of grilled fruits and vegetables are sure to sweeten your next BBQ menu & shake up your summer grilling routine. “Lettuce” discuss a few ways to grill your favorite fruits and veggies this summer. 1. Add oil […]

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Does Your Home Smell So Fresh and So Clean?

Green housekeeping is easier and less expensive than you think. And going green doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice a fresh-smelling home. You’re probably using vinegar to cut through grease, stains and bad smells but it can also leave behind a potent scent. Some people aren’t fans of the smell of vinegar and for those […]

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A Word to Mother

A quick Internet search doesn’t provide a thorough understanding of “mother” of vinegar, so we’ve decided to break it down for you. Continue reading for everything you need (and want) to know about “mother” of vinegar. Q: What is “mother” of vinegar? A: The “mother” creates the sour taste of vinegar and is naturally present in […]

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