Want to Save Money in the New Year? -Top 10 DIY Posts of 2013 & 1 Thing I Won’t Be Making

One of the best ways I know to save money is to "Make Your Own Everything."Yes, I said "everything."Now, I know--"everything" is within reason.  I like Homemade Versions of just about everything, but one can get carried away.For example, I once saw a magazine that did a spoof of Martha Stewart. You know how she has that calendar in the front of her magazine?  When I look at that I ...Read The Full Post

Green Cleaning from “Down Under” ~ DIY Peppermint Cleaning Paste & Gentle Laundry Powder

 {Today, I'm pleased to introduce to you Sarah Teng of Little Fig. Sarah has a gorgeous blog and today brings you all a real treat--some fabulous green cleaning recipes to you all today. I have relatives "Down Under" so it's a double pleasure to bring her to you today. Note that Sarah is talking about spring...for all of us in the Northern Hemisphere, fall is upon us, but things are ...Read The Full Post

Why I {Almost} Screamed at My Neighbor (plus Easiest DIY Weed Killer Recipe)

Before I tell you about this great Homemade Weed Killer, it's confession time. I can get pretty worked up when I see folks polluting the environment and thinking it means nothing.What's a little RoundUP here? Or a little toxic chemical house cleaning stuff dumped down the drain, right?I mean, I get it. I need grace too. It took me awhile to quit eating sugar (read What is Candida-The ...Read The Full Post

Detoxify Your Home with 17 Natural Green Cleaners

In addition to what you put in your body, what you use in your home can really be toxic.So today I am sharing some great natural homemade cleaners to detoxify your home.I often write about food issues and eliminating additives and other problematic ingredients in processed foods.  I've written about making your own spice mixes, and homemade salad dressings.And last month I wrote "Is ...Read The Full Post

Homemade “Soft Scrub” | Revised Homemade Shower Cleaner

I thought I should have maybe titled this post, "Why My Homemade Shower Cleaner Didn't Work -- and Here's One That Does!"It took me a pretty short time to figure out that something wasn't quite right with my Homemade Shower Cleaner.Read on to find out what went wrong. ...Read The Full Post