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Scents of Home

As dog lovers know all too well, it’s often not easy to keep a dog-friendly house clean-and-fresh smelling. Instead of turning to products laden with artificial scents and other chemicals, Stacy from Florida has a much better idea: “I have two ‘love of my life’ Rottweilers that live in/outdoors in Southern Florida with me. I vacuum frequently and something that has helped me tremendously keep my green-clean house smelling lovely is putting organic cotton balls with approximately 10 drops of essential oils into the vacuum cleaner bag. The scent lasts until I change my vacuum bag - just about once a month. I have received so many compliments on my yummy smelling house - essentials oil favorites are Orange, Lemon, Rosemary & Rose & Lavender. Who needs all those toxic air fresheners & aerosol cans?! Simple. Effective. Inexpensive. Earth Friendly. Health Friendly. Doggie Friendly. Try it - you’ll like it!" Even if you don’t have indoor pets, this tip sounds like a winner. With or without pets, what do you do to keep your house smelling nice?