Our Green Giveaway Winner . . . Plus an Eco-Recipe for Oven Cleaner

Nontoxic oven cleanerLast week we asked you to reveal your deepest, darkest, most toxic secrets as a part of our first giveaway.  Your candid “toxic confessions” were indeed shocking.  We’ve randomly chosen from our list of commenters, and the winner is . . . Mimi!  Congratulations, Mimi.  You will soon be the proud owner of Shaklee’s disinfectant wipes and oven cleaner, thanks to Green and Clean Mom.  Now get rid of that carpet cleaner you’ve admitted to keeping hidden in your carpet-free house! 

Well, that’s great for Mimi, but what about the rest of you?  You confessed to harboring everything from bleach to scrubbing bubbles under your kitchen sinks.  It’s time to head on over to a hazardous waste facility and drop the offenders off where they can be quietly and safely dispatched.  But now you’re left with no household cleaners and your oven’s a mess.  You could do what I do, which is nothing.  Or you could whip up a little homemade oven cleaner for just a few cents.  I got this recipe from the Mrs. Clean website
(more…)

Product Giveaway for Your Toxic Cleanser Confessions

The Green Baby Guide is teaming up with Green and Clean Mom for our first ever product giveaway! Sommer, the founder and resident blogger at Green and Clean Mom, began worrying about the effects of her conventional cleaners when she had children. “I’ve always wondered if the chemicals I’ve used to clean my bathroom were being rinsed down the drain when my three year old was in the tub,” she states on her website. “I worried about the germs on the counters but feared the chemical I was spraying just as much.” When she saw that there was an eco-friendly, family-friendly alternative to mainstream products on the market, she went for it. Sommer got rid of all the toxic cleaners in her house and began using Shaklee products, eventually becoming a Shaklee distributor.
(more…)