Clean and freshen your microwave by moistening a damp, clean sponge or rag with about 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract. Wipe down sides and walls of microwave to remove any lingering odors and food stains.
Pour about 2 teaspoons peppermint extract into a clean empty spray bottle. Fill about halfway up with water. Go around the house and spritz your "air freshener" where needed. This is a non-toxic, pleasat-smelling way to deodorize your environment without any nasty chemicals.
After you've washed your kitchen cutting boards, give them a couple of squirts from your spray bottle to clean and deodorize them. Use a couple of squirts from your spray bottle to wipe down the walls of your oven in between cleanings, too. Leaves a nice fresh aroma.
If you've been chopping onions or fileting fish, wash your hands with soapy water, then wipe them dry with a paper towel moistened with a few drops of peppermint extract. The odors will vanish.
Wipe down a baby's high chair and tray between uses with a damp sponge or clean rag moistened with peppermint extract. You won't be using chemicals and the peppermint is a natural cleansing agent.