DIY Body Wash! Turn a $1 Bar of Soap into Luxurious Body Wash!

Adult|Inside The House|Mothers Day
As you know, I am all about saving money. The other day I was at the store and I saw that a bottle of body wash was $9! Like are you kidding, $9?? I was determined to find another way to have awesome, nourishing body wash for a FRACTION of the price. And it's your lucky day because I found the perfect recipe to making a 2 ingredient DIY body wash! Often times when I see DIYs I think that the work is not worth the result, but this one was completely different. I decided... Read this post

How to make your own Kinetic Sand and save big!

Crafts|Frugal|Kids
Sensory sands, like Kinetic Sand and Moon Sand, are a lot of fun for kids of all ages. They can be very pricey though! See what it's going for right now on Amazon HERE. With just a few ingredients - some you may already have on hand - you can make your... Read this post

3 Tips to Keep Summer Fun for Moms and Kids

With weeks left until school begins, it can get really hard to keep the kids active, excited, and really enjoying the last bit of summer. As a busy mom, these last couple of weeks can be pretty stressful with trying to get the kids ready to go back... Read this post

Natural Spider Repellent

Adult|Frugal|Cleaning
Truth time.  One of my biggest fears is spiders.  I know it's silly.  I mean, I'm at least 200 times as big as them, and I have various methods of killing them (drowning, stomping on, blow torch, etc), but I still don't want them anywhere NEAR... Read this post

Homemade Stain Remover Using Strong and Gentle Dawn Dish Soap #DawnWildlife40

Home|Adult|Cleaning
This post was originally published in 2012 and has been updated as a sponsored post Celebrating 40 Years of Dawn Dish Soap Helping Save Wildlife. #DawnWildlife40 All opinions are my own.   This is The Only Spot Remover You Will Ever Need And... Read this post

DIY Homemade Tub/Shower Cleaner {Picture Tutorial}

Frugal|Inside The House|Cleaning
The BEST Tub/Shower Cleaner Ingredients: 12 oz. Vinegar (heated) 10 oz. Dawn Dish Soap (Blue is recommended but I already had pink in my cupboards and it worked just fine) Heat the vinegar for 2 minutes in the microwave and add to a spray bottle.... Read this post

Easy Do It Yourself Fly Trap

Home|Adult|Summer
The summer and beginning of fall brings a lot of great things like fresh garden food, pool parties, and all those awesome BBQs. It also brings flies. I don't think there is anything in this world more annoying than flies. Not even the kids chasing... Read this post

DIY Rust Stain Removal

Home|Adult|Cleaning
Do you wash your knives in the dishwasher, which apparently you aren't supposed to do? I do. And my steak knives are evidence of this. There are some nasty little rust stains on them from letting them dry in the dishwasher.  I was looking at Buzzfeed,... Read this post

EASY Way to Clean Stove Burners & Grill Grates!

Adult|Inside The House|Cleaning
Wipe your grill grates and stove burners clean! No scrubbing! I was talking with a friend recently about how she had tried everything to clean the gunk off of her gas stove burners and NOTHING was working. Then she tried using household ammonia.... Read this post

All Natural After Sun Spray

Adult|Summer|Natural
Summer is here! And all that sunshine usually calls for SUNBURNS! We've all had them and know just how uncomfortable they can be!  Regular Aloe Vera Gel has all kinds of extra ingredients, alcohol, water, glycerin, 4 more ingredients I've never... Read this post

5 Comfy DIY Bean Bags

Home|Adult|Sewing
Bean bags are perfect extra seats in your home.  They are portable and very comfy too.  What's even better is that you can easily make your own bean bag chair that you and the kids will love. Here are 5 different options to make a homemade bean... Read this post
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