This homemade dusting spray is thick like a commercial spray, smells lovely from your favorite essential oils, and cleans, shines, and protects superbly.
Washing cloth diapers isn’t difficult, but it’s different than washing clothes. Find out how and why with our helpful post.
Barry Myers II is a financial counselor who tells it like it is. He provides practical, graspable baby steps for getting out of debt – for good.
We can’t talk about nourishing the family without talking about sex, so let’s “take the covers off” this very intimate topic – without shame and no holds barred!
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Making crayons was neither as easy nor as frugal as I had hoped, but it IS TONS of fun and you end up with a high-quality, non-toxic final product that you can be proud of.
Making your own toilet paper may seem so “way out there,” but once you try it, you realize how simple and sensible it really is. Besides, it saves a ton of money. 🙂
With all the busyness of modern life and the sheer amount of work required when you decide to “do-it-yourself,” is it possible to stay sane and even joyful?
What does it mean to “live simply”? Is it just echewing the trappings of modern life? Or does it harken to a deeper purpose?
Homemade bleach is an effective disinfectant, clothes whitener, and all-purpose household sanitizer. Check out our inexpensive, non-toxic recipes!
Ever wondered how to make goat milk sour cream? We’ve got a little trick for you that makes it super-simple and takes only 1-2 minutes.
Our homemade cough drops will soothe your tickly throat, decongest your sinuses, and help you efficiently clear out phlegm. Oh, and they taste great too!
We recently discovered that leftover eggshells can be dried and ground into a powder that is the perfect abrasiveness for scrubbing the tub and kitchen sink naturally. Fantastic!
Making your own toothpaste helps you avoid toxic ingredients and allows you create any number of yummy concoctions. Besides being delicious, cinnamon and nutmeg oils are strong antibacterials and great for those with sensitive teeth.
How can we be truly sustainable if we have so much stuff weighing us down?
We humans are amazingly competitive. How can we stop comparing ourselves to others and nourish joy and gratitude as we raise our children?
Conquer clutter AND encourage your child’s inner Van Gogh with these simple tips.
Rye is one of the original grains used with sourdough, so making a sourdough rye loaf is like coming home. It’s delicious too!
Baking soda has a great many uses around the house and is a frugal way to avoid expensive cleaners.
Plan now to get the most out of your harvest when summertime rolls around. Preserving the bounty is a most delicious task!
With the new year just beginning, we’re spending this month looking at ways to make simple changes in your home that are frugal and support a sustainable lifestyle. Today we’re looking at ways to reduce the amount of paper and similar single-use products used in the home.
Homemade toners are an easy, frugal, and natural way to care for your skin. And when you make your own rosewater, your kitchen smells heavenly!
Making your own soap isn’t difficult and it’s a frugal, nourishing way to care for your family. It’s fun and satisfying too!
Teaching our faith to our children is one of our most privileged and joyful tasks as parents. But how, exactly, do we go about it? Here are a few tips and ideas.