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 (because that takes too long, or making your own mascara (yes that's a thing), or even making your 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 Make Your Own Easter Garden

Create Your Own Easter Garden! There are many traditions associated with Easter, but for our family we try to keep our focus on the Risen Savior, Jesus Christ. This Easter Garden is a simple and beautiful reminder of the true meaning of Easter. It's also a...

The Best DIY Disinfectant Spray To Make This Year

Did you know I LOVE disinfectant spray? I do. It's a simple reason really. It totally destroys germs, and the cold and flu bugs. Why wouldn't I love it?! Seeing that I have 4 kids who seem to get to get sick every cold and flu season, I try to keep those germs out of...

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 cold & flu room spray I've been using for years every time one of us...

The Best DIY Powder Detergent You Can Easily Make Today

I went years only using liquid laundry detergent. I never realized that a powder detergent could be just effective and store longer than their liquid counterpart. Since powder detergent is easier to travel with than liquid, I decided it would be convenient to make one...

The Best Liquid Laundry Detergent You Can DIY In Minutes

What is the best liquid laundry detergent ever? Everyone has their favorite and unfortunately every single one has a pretty large price tag on it. The cost just adds to the torture since laundry is the never-ending chore. I was in need of a cheap homemade laundry...

How To Make A Natural Fabric Softener Right Now

While we all want to go a little greener these days, finding a natural fabric softener that doesn't cost an arm and a leg is quite difficult. Not only are the name brand bottles of softener so expensive, but all of the laundry products are so pricey! I have been on a...

How To Make Super Cheap Laundry Scent Boosters

My husband thinks one of the best modern laundry inventions are laundry scent boosters. He loves getting a shirt out of his drawer several weeks after it's been sitting in there, putting it on, and breathing in that clean, freshly washed scent. But those fresh scents...

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 wasteful...

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,...

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 with essential oils. On our recent car trip, we decided to stop for dinner and then get back on the road. A half hour later...it...

The Best Homemade Fabric Refresher You Can Make Today

I needed a homemade fabric refresher with essential oils like last week because my car became so smelly. My boys get smelly, very smelly. They play disc golf outside in the Florida heat. And then they get rained on and they accumulate mud as well. So not only do they...

How To Deodorize Carpet (Or Rugs) With A Scent You'll Love

You know I have a big family with lots of kids and cats, and that means I am constantly trying to learn how to deodorize carpet and rugs... fast! Usually right before guests are about to stop by (because being prepared is no fun!). And usually, like the mad momma I...

How To Make Ammonia Free Glass Cleaner You'll Love

Have you seen the prices of ammonia free glass cleaner lately? Wow! It is so expensive. Over $4 for just one bottle! I was astounded the last time I had to purchase a bottle and my gut just sank. Buying my family good quality food is something we really strive for, so...

How To Make A Cheap Leather Sofa Cleaner That Works

There are several furniture pieces in my home that I love, my leather sofa and my leather office chair. While they are great, they seem to get the most dirt, and I'll admit, coffee spills from me especially on my office chair. We paid the extra money to buy the bottle...

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...

The Best Recipes & Kid Craft Ideas For Easter This Year

Easter is a wonderful holiday to celebrate especially when you have fun with these kid craft ideas for Easter! The weather is not always predictable so having indoor activities to keep the kids occupied is always a great thing to have on hand. Plus, these...

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 DIY 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...

The Best Easter Basket Tags To Share This Year

After years of reading a book, My Easter Basket, by Mary Manz Simon, I came up with this Easter basket tags printable. While Easter can be sucked up with the Easter bunny and all that candy, what about adding in the meaning behind those fun presents? So,...

How To Make DIY Adhesive Remover – Just 2 Ingredients

You know that I love to use old jars but I needed to find the best adhesive remover to get those sticky labels off the front. Spaghetti, salsa, and jelly jars are prime examples of jars that I love to save and reuse. After my kids kept breaking the good drinking...

The Best Mason Jar Easter Gift Idea (With Free Printable)

Isn't this the cutest Mason Jar Easter Gift Idea? One of our neighbors brought us a gift like this a couple of years ago right before Easter. It was such a sweet way to say "Happy Easter"! It would be fun to make several of these jars to deliver to our...

 

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