Cleaning up the Messes (+ a Giveaway!)

Last week was rough.  By Friday I felt like I had fallen off a cliff. 

I knew the week was going to be a particularly busy one, a week of new routines and fitting in appointments and photo shoots and out of town guests and a family wedding, but in addition to all that, life threw a few curve balls my way – a few hard life-smacks in the face, you know, nothing I won’t eventually recover from.  But it was rough.

And the the thing about a crazy busy rough week is that all the mundane details that come with keeping a house and a family only loom larger. In addition to all the extra appointments and jobs, I still had meals to make, dishes to wash, unexpected spills to mop up, and those bathroom mirrors needed attention before our company arrived.  Luckily I had a bit of extra help this week.

Recently, Andrea (from Maia the Bee) sent me some Basic H2 Organic Super Cleaning Concentrate from Shaklee.  I normally make my own cleaners – vinegar is my best friend!  There aren’t very many genuinely earth friendly + affordable cleaners that I have found that can rival my simple homemade concoctions.  But after using Basic H this week, I have nothing but good things to say about it (and not because anyone paid me either).

I am still going to use my vinegar and baking soda pals when I scrub the toliet bowls, but it was so handy to have a spray bottle of Basic H around all week for wiping counters and floors, mirrors and stove tops, and even the dashboard of the car when a sippy cup exploded (gah!). 

Basic H is a cleaner I can feel good about.  It is:

  • Nontoxic
  • Natural
  • Doubly Concentrated
  • Biodegradable

After using it all week, I really wanted to tell you about it because it might make your clean-ups a bit easier too.  I am certainly not being paid to say any of this, I just liked the cleaner and found it very handy.  In fact, just after I started writing this post, my sweet Ada (finding Mama occupied for a moment) found her way onto the bathroom counter with a tube of open toothpaste (blame her sisters for that!).   Thank you Basic H for making yet another mess an easy clean up.

Giveaway Winners Announced:

Using a random number generator, the following people have won and will be contacted via email to receive their Shaklee cleaner!  Thanks for joining in everyone!

Brenda
Aileen W.
Robin
Lyndsey
KatrinaJackson

Andrea has generously offered to giveaway some of this wonder cleaner to five of my readers! The giveaway will close at 5pm MST on Tuesday 9/20.

To enter the giveaway:

  • Leave a comment on this post.

  • And for a third entry, “Like” Andrea on facebook, and leave an additional comment here to let us know you’re a fan.

Additionally, Andrea is offering free Shaklee membership with the purchase of Vitalizer at member’s price, plus a Maia Bee special.  Enjoy!

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