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How to Keep Clutter Off Your Kitchen Countertops

How to Keep Clutter Off Your Kitchen Countertops

No matter what our best intentions are for keeping things tidy around the house, kitchen countertops have a way of becoming cluttered, however big or small they are. That’s because our kitchens truly are the heart of the home–and that means a lot of foot traffic, a lot of gathering for eating, socializing, working, and doing homework, and a lot of “I’ll pick that up later.” Because we love a clean, organized house, we’ve honed a few helpful ways to keep clutter off kitchen countertops–and we think you’re going to love them as much as we do. Read on to...

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How to Clean Your Kitchen Without Bleach

How to Clean Your Kitchen Without Bleach

For many people, getting a kitchen “truly clean” means using bleach when cleaning. A little spray on the countertop, a little in the mop bucket…but using bleach to clean your kitchen may leave you feeling less like cooking in your kitchen and more like you need to open the windows and get some fresh air–now. The good news? You don’t have to clean your kitchen with harsh bleach. Instead, reach for non toxic cleaning products that keep your home clean while still being safe for you, your family, and your pets. Here’s how. Why should I avoid bleach in the...

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How Cleaning Can Make You Feel Calm

How Cleaning Can Make You Feel Calm

It’s no secret that we love cleaning. After all, L’AVANT Collective was born out of our combined love of beautiful design and a clean house! As it turns out, however, our “cleaning quirk” isn’t so much a quirk as it is…a stress reliever? It may seem like a stretch, but hear us out: Cleaning can actually be beneficial for easing stress. Here’s how cleaning can make you feel calm–and why what you use to clean with matters to your physical and mental well-being. Cleaning can ease anxiety If you’ve noticed that you take great comfort in wiping down your countertops...

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How to Naturally Remove Ice Cream Stains

How to Naturally Remove Ice Cream Stains

It’s official: Ice cream season is here, and that means reveling in all the delights that an ice cold treat on a warm summer day can bring. Unfortunately, it also means ice cream stains on our clothes. But as much as we love being clean, there’s not a chance we’re going to miss out on a scoop or two when the occasion calls for it! Instead, we’re turning to the powerful natural enzymes in  L’AVANT Collective High Performing Laundry Detergent to show us how to naturally remove ice cream stains. Consider this your summer wardrobe saver!  Removing ice cream stains...

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5 Ways to Transform Your Bathroom Into a Spa

5 Ways to Transform Your Bathroom Into a Spa

When you think about a spa treatment, what comes to mind? For us, it’s not solely about the treatment itself (though that, of course, is always a treat!) –it’s also about how relaxing the space is to spend time in. From minimalist decor and greenery to scents that ease whatever burden we’re carrying, spas have a way of hitting the reset button so we can keep going. There’s no reason we can’t recreate a spa experience at home, of course, and it doesn’t have to be overwhelming to do so. Here are our favorite five ways to transform your bathroom...

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The Best Housewarming Gifts for New Homeowners

The Best Housewarming Gifts for New Homeowners

Late spring heralds the arrival of “moving season,” when more people move house than any other time of year. From now through the end of summer, new homeowners will be packing, unpacking, and throwing housewarming parties. If you’ve been lucky enough to receive an invite to a loved one’s new home but aren’t sure what to give as a housewarming gift, we’ve got some ideas sure to put you at the top of the “best gift giver” list. The best gifts for the new homeowners in your life begin with performance cleaning products and natural home goods that elevate their...

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How to Make Homemade Weed Killer with Natural Dish Soap

How to Make Homemade Weed Killer with Natural Dish Soap

If you’re like us, you wait all winter for the first buds of spring. And while every year we swoon over the trees and flowers bursting into bloom and all the color and beauty they provide, our enthusiasm is short-lived once the weeds take hold. Trying to keep weeds in check can feel daunting, but you don’t have to reach for a toxic pesticide to use as a weed killer. Instead, you can mix up a batch of homemade weed killer with L’AVANT Collective eco-friendly dish soap. With a little commitment and this natural homemade weed killer, you can be...

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Meet Our NEW Must-Have Travel Cleaning Set

Meet Our NEW Must-Have Travel Cleaning Set

If you’ve got travel plans on the horizon, we’ve got good news for you. We’ve created a NEW travel cleaning set with must-have L’AVANT Collective natural cleaning favorites to take with you to your hotel, AirBnB, or even your camping site for a touch of ‘glamping’. Here’s why it matters that you can clean up with L'AVANT natural dish soap, organic hand soap and non toxic multipurpose cleaner when you travel–and with packaging this elevated, you can bet wherever you’re staying will look even better than when you checked in.    Natural cleaning products for a highly effective clean  For...

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How to Make Bubbles with Dish Soap

How to Make Bubbles with Dish Soap

Warm weather means more time outside–and nothing says “spring” like kids discovering the magic of playing with bubbles in the sunshine. But you don’t have to buy numerous plastic bottles full of bubble solution to make the perfect bubbles for your family. With the right amount of L’AVANT Collective natural dish soap and a few other household items, you’ll have a recipe for family fun in no time–without the single use plastic. Here’s how to make bubbles with dish soap.  What you’ll need to make bubbles with dish soap To make bubbles with natural dish soap, you’ll need: - 2...

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