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Natural Ways To Clean Your Babies Nursery

Yes, you need to regularly clean your baby’s nursery. However, you don’t want to do more harm than good. Many conventional cleaning supplies have chemicals that are not safe to have around your baby. Try to look towards more natural alternatives to still clean effectively while feeling good about what you are using.

To get you started, we suggest a couple of natural cleaning ingredients you can try that you should already have around the house:

1.) Vinegar

This household staple is a must to have in your cleaning arsenal as it has proven to be a better disinfectant than even bleach. A mixture of water and vinegar is great to use on both furniture and surfaces in the nursery. Adding a bit of baking soda to this mixture is great for cleaning diaper pails.

If you are going to use vinegar, be sure it is food grade.

2.) Lemon

One of the best kept secrets for cleaning is right in the produce aisle! Lemons are antibacterial and antiseptic, basically making them a natural bleach. Clean off the residue from your baby’s sticky fingers by rubbing a lemon on the surface or rinsing it with lemon juice.

3.) Essential Oils

Essential oils are a good option to deodorize and disinfect your baby’s nursery, but only if you buy the right kind. To be sure they are a safe cleanser, choose organic essential oils with no filler oils. Just drop the cold-pressed oil of choice into your vinegar mixture, and your baby’s room will be clean and smell lovely!

Beyond just these three natural alternatives, there are many safe household items you can use to clean, including peroxide and baking soda.

Article Source: https://www.naturepedic.com/blog/2018/03/natural-ways-clean-babys-nursery/


Join us for Asheville’s Earth Day Celebration!


Asheville’s Earthday Celebration on Lexington Avenue will take place on Saturday, April 19th 2014.
When you are downtown, stop by Nest Organics and take advantage of our special promotion:

Mention this Blog Post to receive
Organic Pillows 15% off
Saturday April 19th only

This Earth Day upgrade your pillow to an organic, chemical-free pillow that is healthy for you and good for the environment!



March Mattress Special- Extended thru April 7!

**Our March Mattress Special is now Extended through April 7, 2014!**

Our Savvy Rest March Mattress Special is here!  This is a good one…it includes everything you need to set up your organic bed, a $500 value!

With mattress purchase receive 2 FREE Organic Pillows, 1 FREE Organic Cotton Mattress Pad and a FREE  Organic Cotton Sheet set.

Give us a call at (828) 258-1901 or stop by our store today!


February Mattress Special

In the month of February we will be offering a free set of our organic cotton sheets and 2 free organic pillows (one free with twin bed) with the purchase of a Savvy Rest organic mattress.  That’s a $400 value! Come on in to learn more about the comfort and healthy impact of sleeping on an organic bed!

Also, check out the HBO movie “Toxic Hot Seat” which sheds light on the issue of toxic flame retardants found in conventional mattresses and bedding.   www.toxichotseatmovie.comSRmattress


Super-soft and healthy organic under-layers!

Organic cotton and merino wool make the most comfortable and longest-lasting underclothes!

Organic cotton bras are a a must-have for comfort and health, and we carry a variety of styles, ranging from bralettes to cami bras with removable pad inserts and they come in beautiful colors such as navy, cream, burgundy and royal purple.

Merino wool boxer briefs in navy and gray are durable and soft.  Wool is the perfect material for temperature-regulating and moisture absorbing.  These items are sourced and made in America from superfine Rambouillet wool.

We also have lovely gray merino wool camisoles and leggings which can be worn with your favorite outfits or  as a thermal underlayer.



Organic Cotton Throw Blankets

Curl up to enjoy one of your favorite movies or books this winter with one of our luxuriously cozy Organic Cotton Throws!  We have several varieties from Coyuchi to choose from.  Vivid chevron patterns in orange or lime green with ivory or reversible navy or charcoal with ivory.  They make great gifts as well as the perfect accessory for your living or bedroom.



Handmade Cherrywood Utensils

Looking for something beautifully handmade to give for the holidays?  Consider these gorgeous cherrywood utensils from Jonathan’s Wild Cherry Spoons and MoonSpoons.  These  spoons, spatulas and ladels have been carved to fit perfectly into the hand and they feel so nice to cook with, you won’t want to use anything else!

MoonSpoons feature delicate designs and carvings on the handles.  Jonathan’s Wild Cherry Spoons feature both a natural and a striking black finish and some items have a notch to allow the utensil to rest on the edge of your pan.   This attention to detail is what makes these such special gifts.  All they need for care is a little coconut oil rubbed onto the wood periodically and they will be cherished in the kitchen for years to come!

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Handmade Holiday Ornaments

Natural, sustainable, gorgeous handmade holiday ornaments are in!  Whatever your holiday and wherever you hang these, they are sure to make your decor festive and unique.  These would also be a nice gift or token of appreciation!

Carved wooden stars, elephants, pinecones, birds painted with white, silver and gold antiqued finishes, rustic vetiver root stars (smells lovely too!), and recycled aluminum stars.

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Black Mountain Chocolate

Love chocolate?  We love it too!  We are now carrying Black Mountain Chocolate which we think is among the highest quality out there!  We have chocolate bars: Sea Salt Bar, Dominican Bar, Dark Milk Chocolate, Cacao Nib Bar, Espresso Bar, as well as drinking chocolate:  pure chocolate, cayenne-cinnamon and their Autumn Limited Edition flavored with ginger and nutmeg.

What we also love is that this amazing caliber chocolate is locally-made, produced just 15 minutes away in picturesque Black Mountain, NC.

Treat yourself to some of this excellent chocolate and remember these for holiday gifts!


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