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A good first place to start greening your home is by changing your cleaning products. Take, for example, Valerie Meffert, 33, of Portsmouth, RI, who saw firsthand the benefits of using less abrasive cleansers. She grew up in a household where Clorox was used everyday. “My mother and grandmother are both extremely clean—almost sterile—people, and while our floors and counters glistened, I can’t help wondering what effect it had on my system. I have terrible allergies and can’t remember a single day growing up that I did not sneeze,” Valerie says.

“After the birth of our second child—and realizing that my first child had allergic reactions similar to mine—I threw out all of my ‘industrial’ cleaners,” she remembers. Valerie switched to Seventh Generation and Method, two brands that use natural ingredients and are free of harsh chemicals. She has noticed a marked improvement in her and her son’s allergies.

You’ll likely find, as Valerie did, that much of what’s under your sink and in the garage contain harsh, abrasive ingredients that are either carcinogenic or rough on your respiratory system. If you can’t pronounce the ingredients, consider replacing them with gentler natural cleansers like vinegar, baking soda and lemon oil. There are also other commercial organic brands on the market, like Mrs. Meyer’s and Ecover, which offer everything you need for cleaning the house.

Posted: 7/20/24

Author: Julian Caden
Topic: Pregnant at 52 after reunion love spell
-My marriage was falling almost dead due to a bit argument, depression, feelingless and numbed attitudes of my Hubby, he preferred being silent so as to hurt me.
-Although there’re days he has been fine and good to me, we cook, eat and do things together, but we still like stepping on a dozen of eggs, we were not at ease as like before when our marriage was still in an excellent shape. Most times after saying some hurtful words to me like; I cannot bear his children anymore cos of my age. He says sorry and apologize cos he knows that he’s acting passive, numbed and feelingless to me and frustration hits him back again and again.
-I truly love my Hubby and feels guilty of our misfortune, I have always wanted to trace back my wrongs and make some amendments so we can live as a happy family with our children by our side. I was tired of seeing him hurt inside.
-He eventually served me with a divorce letter after 18 years of our blessed marriage. His reason was that we could never work things out together again, I couldn’t bear his children, shutting him off to be involved in my life and affairs, he feels numbed when he thinks of those circumstances.
-I was deeply hurt before consulting Dr. Wakina Love Temple, even though I tried day by day to adjust to the woman of his choice but he didn’t see my efforts.
-At the end, I was put in a better position with my Hubby by Dr. Wakina love spell via his email dr.wakinalovetemple@gmail.com. I’m 7 months pregnant already at 52. It’s a magical work of Dr. Wakina that restored our dream.


My husband encouraged us to come out of our shell and tell the world about the man behind the medicine that brought us back together after 7 years of separation. He was so astonished by the amazing spell by Dr. Wakina (dr.wakinalovetemple@gmail.com) that reunited our undying love for each other that proved we are sole mate. There has been a barrier between us, we regularly disagrees with each other, argue over unnecessary things and fight almost every week when we were still unmarried. We eventually separated for some months due unsolvable issues before he moved to Italy for 4 years.
Though it might sound impossible to still get hold of your crush for that period of time without any means of communication. I always felt he took my heart away with him because I could not fall in love again and I could not stop thinking about him but I can not be with him. Doc Wakina (dr.wakinalovetemple@gmail.com) proved that nothing relating to love issues is impossible for him; doctor also proved that true love does not die after broking the barriers between us. Days after the spell, he returned unexpectedly to take me along with him. My happiest moment is seeing us live happily for a year without issues before getting married. We are still astonished by the good spiritual work that brought us together forever.


This is certainly one step to being allergy free. However, Seventh Generation may not be the best choice. See NYTimes article by Julie Scelfo in "The Green Home" section: When It Comes to Detergents, What's the Least Irresponsible Choice?
Have you read Bacteria for Breakfast?

  • By Nanceh6
  • on 2/27/09 2:36 PM EST