DIY - SAVE MONEY BY MAKING IT YOURSELF

There are so many things that can be made from scratch that'll save you money. But... listen... I'm not talking about baking your own bread...or making your own mascara (yes that's a thing) or even making our own ice cream (it's more expensive to make it, than to buy it!) Nope. The recipes you'll find here are all:
1. Quicker to make than running up to the store to buy it (so you won't boil anything to make liquid laundry soap)
2. Cheaper to make than to buy.
Leave me a comment under the posts you try so I know how you like them!

How to Host A Frugal Football Party That's Actually Fun

Football is one of my favorite sports! And even more fun is all the team T-Shirts, chicken wings, and die-hard spirit. I think it's no surprise that 70% of Americans watch NFL Football. And there’s one commonality among all fans: they love to throw killer...

The Best Shower Cleaner To Keep Your Shower Clean

  I was in need of the best shower cleaner to keep my shower clean. Desperate need. You see, I kept forgetting to clean it. I know, it's gross and I realize the reason it got so gross because I kept forgetting about it. You know that "out of sight, out of mind" thing...

How To Make The Best Shower Bombs To Soothe Your Cold

A cold has been running through our house for the past few weeks and we all were in need of some shower bombs made with essential oils. You see, we needed to feel better and fast. This cold had wreaked havoc on our energy and our nerves. Never heard of shower bombs?...

Easy DIY Football Goal Post You Need To Make

Making your own party decor can be an inexpensive way to make your party memorable. And this Field Goal is definitely hard to forget, right? Plus, it makes a wonderful statement as part of your decorations for a Super Bowl or Football party. There was a...

5 Easy & Cheap Christmas Ornaments To Make This Year

5 Easy & Cheap Christmas Ornaments To Make This Year The holidays are approaching quickly, and we're already so busy! Getting crafty is one way we force ourselves to slow down for a day and make cheap Christmas ornaments! One thing we love to do with our...

How To Make A Football Trophy For Guaranteed Party Triumph

Are you wanting to make your next football party a party worth remembering? Making your own party decor can be the best way to make your party memorable. This trophy is simple to make and a fun prize for any Super Bowl, Football party or even a family get...

The Best Toilet Time Spray So You Don't Give It Away

  While it's a fact of life that we all go poo, my toilet time is not something I want to share with the world. But it happens... the smell... no matter how healthy you eat, it's there. The one thing you don't want to happen is for your toilet time smells to smack the...

How To Make Super Cheap All-Natural Bug Bite Gel

Living in the sunshine state sure does cause some bug bites, but I was looking for something made with essential oils so I could get rid of bug bites really fast! Yes, because Florida has a lot of bugs and big biting ones too! Our active family is always getting some...

How To Make The Most Affordable Foaming Natural Soap For Hands

  12 hands that need washing several times a day requires some kind of natural soap. I'm a couponer, but I was so tired of trying to find the latest deal on a natural soap. Trying to figure out if I had the coupons or not and how many I could actually buy, even with...

How To Remove The Dead Skin Cells On Your Feet

{First of all, let me just say that to those of you who hate feet like I do... I apologize in advance for this post. There is just no way to show you my secret method for removing the dead skin cells off my feet without showing my feet, and the disgusting "before"...

The Best Hand Antibacterial Spray You Need To Make Now

  We were headed to Disney, the land of magic and germs when I realized I was almost of out of my hand antibacterial spray. I panicked! Here I just paid $3.50 for this brand new bottle of hand antibacterial spray from Walmart and I was almost out of it...and headed to...

How To Clean A Stinking Garbage Disposal Easily

  How stinky is your stinking garbage disposal? Mine gets pretty stinky. My kitchen helpers (aka, my kids) often forget to run the stinking garbage disposal when they are on kitchen duty. They also conveniently forget to actually clean the stinking garbage disposal...

How To Make The Best Car Air Freshener For Pennies

We all know that I have boys...smelly, stinky boys and in order to survive another car trip I needed to find the best car air freshener. On our recent car trip, we decided to stop for dinner and then get back on the road. A half hour later...it started...those smells!...

The Best Vinegar Citrus Cleaners For All Your Cleaning Needs

I had just peeled a second orange for James to take with him for lunch at work and I was lamenting about throwing the peels away when an idea popped into my head - Why can't I make some kind of vinegar citrus cleaners with these peels?  You see, I've been on a mission...

How To Make The Best Dryer Sheets For Just Pennies

  It was her confrontation that led me to the best dryer sheets I could find. Although I love my mom dearly, she is a natural guru. She loves and uses all things natural and she confronted me about using dryer sheets. Since there are tons of chemicals in dryer sheets,...

The Best Laundry Stain Remover To Get Your Clothes Super Clean

  Boys are dirty...I have 3 of them and their clothes were in need of the best laundry stain remover ever. I really can't believe how dirty they get! Sometimes I am just tempted to throw their muddy, stinky clothes in the trash. But that would be wasteful, and...

How To Make Super Cheap Gel Air Freshener For Your House

  Having a large family with lots of kids and cats means my house can get, well, smelly. I shared my toilet time spray with you, but what do you do when you want your house to smell fresh ALL the time. You know, that pleasantly fresh smell when you walk in from a long...

How To Make Cold & Flu Room Spray So You Don't Get Sick

  This is one spray bottle you will want to always have filled with the essential oils for colds and flu inside so you can combat the germs and make sure no one else in your family gets sick. It is a spray I've been using for years every time one of us gets the...

How To Make The Cheapest Wood Furniture Cleaner

  They say "judge not, lest you be judged"... so please remember that when you look at my "before" pictures of using my wood furniture cleaner. You see, my name is Kati Kiefer, not Martha Stewart. I do not have a cleaning crew nor a maid. And we all have that one room...

 

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