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Creative Homemaking...Dedicated to all of Your Homemaking Needs. New Articles: DIY Foaming Hand SoapIf you like foaming soap, you can make your own foaming hand soap, body wash, or dish soap from inexpensive liquid soap.

Creative Homemaking...Dedicated to all of Your Homemaking Needs

A Clean Kitchen for the Holidays with the Swiffer Bissell Steamboost Steam MopMake your kitchen cleaning for the holidays this year easier with the Swiffer Steamboost Steam Mop. $15 rebate if you purchase by 12/31. How to Rid Your Bathroom of "Boy Bathroom Smell" Easy DIY tip for ridding your bathroom of the dreaded 'boy bathroom smell'. DIY Furniture PolishEasy recipe for making DIY wood furniture polish from olive oil and lemon juice. DIY Shout Stain Remover This DIY version of Shout stain remover works just as good as the name brand. DIY Nasal Rinse Solution A DIY nasal or sinus rinse solution that is easy to make and approved by doctors to treat sinus infections. Make a Mix: Chai Tea Mix Easy recipe for making your own Chai tea mix.

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Online Recipes Free - Kitchen Crafts 'n' More. Frugal Kiwi — Live Green. Spend Less. Soap making. Make it: Gardener Lotion Bar. From the Nature's Gifts episode of Creative Juice on DIY Network.

Make it: Gardener Lotion Bar

Smooth out skin's rough edges with a homemade lotion bar. Perfect for gardeners, knitters or anyone who needs a little soothing care for their hands. This easy recipe is so good for the skin! Gardener Lotion Bar Ingredients: 3 tbsp. beeswax pellets 2 tbsp. regular cocoa butter 3 tbsp. shea butter 2 tbsp. sweet almond oil 2 tbsp. calendula oil ¼ tsp. vitamin E acetate soap bar mold glass measuring cup small saucepan popsicle stick for stirring optional – essential oils Steps:

Pioneer Thinking - Reflexion de Pionnier - Pensamiento de Pionero. Lunette Menstrual Cup from Feminine Wear by: Lunette - washable. Extensive List of Easy Home-made Household Products for Frugal Living. The below Homemade Laundry Detergent and Homemade Fabric Softener recipes can save you a lot of money and your health too.

Extensive List of Easy Home-made Household Products for Frugal Living

They are also more eco-friendly laundry alternatives. Many expensive store bought laundry detergents and fabric softeners are some of the most toxic household products in the average home. Expensive heavy duty chemical laundry cleaners and fabric softener have been implicated as being possible causes of breast cancer. So the below safe, simple, and cheaper homemade alternatives will possibly extend your lifespan as well as your dollars. These simple, cheap, and easy batch recipes are also great family fun to make together. Best of all, the below easy frugal home-made laundry recipes will cut your laundry bill to just pennies per load. Tip for those with sensitive skin:In place of the Fels Naphtha or Castille soap bars below, you may want to give Dove Sensitive Skin bar soap a try instead. How to Make Homemade Laundry Detergent. Author Suzanne McMinn. Encouragement for Moms. Frugal Granola. Everyday Kitchen Inspiration. One of the things I've learned is that every house has differences.

Everyday Kitchen Inspiration

Some things will be better (or easier); other things will be worse (or more difficult). When shopping for rental houses, I try to keep in mind the things that are truly important to me and for our family. I did still find myself unsure about the kitchen here, though. As I mentioned, nearly everything in this kitchen is different from my previous kitchens. Black counter tops? My clean kitchen floor! Another big difference was the kitchen floor. Move-in condition... dirty floor and grout!

So far, I neither like nor dislike the tile kitchen floor. Initially, I cleaned the floor with Simple Green and our giant push broom. When I finished mopping up the dirty water, Ruth (5) told me "Mommy! That was a few weeks ago. Starting the task... by the time I finished, I understood why most renters don't clean grout. From my research, it seems like the best way to clean grout is with a toothbrush. Here you can see the finished floor. Organic Gardening, Modern Homesteading, Renewable Energy, Green Homes, DIY Projects – MOTHER EARTH NEWS.

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