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!

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...

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...

The Best Relief Spray Made With Essential Oils For Sunburns

  Living in the sunshine state sure can cause some serious sunburns, and a secret trick to hurry up and make them turn that sunburn into a suntan is to make a spray using essential oils for sunburns. In seconds your sunburn will have some relief. During the summer, we...

How To Clean Stainless Steel Sinks And Not Spend A Fortune

  For the last three years I've asked for one thing for Christmas: a new kitchen sink. My husband thought that was a horrible gift to buy me, but they are expensive, so we've limped along with our rusting-out-of-the counter sink. Until this Christmas, for Black...

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 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 A Floor Cleaner For Super Clean Floors

Does your laminate floor cleaner work well? The floors throughout my entire house look like wood, but they are actually a laminate. I love them because they are so strong. They don't show scratches and they are easy to clean. You know that I am a crazy cat lady and I...

How To Make Homemade Stainless Steel Cleaner In Just Minutes

It was cleaning day and I ran out. I simply ran out of stainless steel cleaner and polish and I didn't want to run to the store again. I was going to have to make my own homemade stainless steel cleaner and polish if I was going to get my cleaning done. I'm sure you...

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...

How To Make The Best Toilet Bowl Cleaner For Pennies

With 6 people in our house, we were in desperate need of the best toilet bowl cleaner around. Plus we have guests...lots of them. I wondered why the toilets were always in bad shape, but then I counted how many times the toilet is used in just one week. Over 100...

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 Dollar Store Candy Cane Centerpiece

Don't you just love a candy cane centerpiece? With Christmas fast approaching I'm always looking for ways to add some cheerful home décor projects into our homes on a budget. We decided to make a Candy Cane centerpiece that would be perfect for practical...

How To Make The Best No-Sew Custom Fleece Blanket

Don't you just love a warm custom fleece blanket in the winter? I know I do! It's so great to snuggle underneath it watching a movie with your family. Ahh, and the roaring fire crackling...Oh, wait. That part only happens in my dreams living in Florida....

How To Make The Best Gift Swarovski Crystal Suncatchers

I love Swarovski crystal suncatchers, don't you?! They just bring in so much light and magic to a room, that it makes my heart skip a beat. Do you have a suncatcher memory? Mine goes back to my grandmothers living room. She had beautiful crystal suncatchers in almost...

How To Make A Glittered Fruit Arrangement For The Holidays

There are so many amazing ways you can make your very own fruit arrangement for your home that fits your style. Of course, adding a touch of glitter makes everything look even more fabulous. Since the days are getting colder, it's nice to brighten up the...

Inexpensive Gifts For Mother’s Day

So, you have known your mother all of your life, and still, you have no idea what to get her for Mother’s Day. It’s okay. Most of us, at one time or another, draw a blank when it comes to picking out a special gift for a very special person, especially when you're on...

How To Make A Christmas Ornament & Candle Centerpiece Vase

Are you looking for a DIY holiday centerpiece vase project for Christmas? One that also is very cheap to make? You're in the right place! With Christmas right around the corner, we're sure you’re preparing your home with all the Christmas decor, Christmas...

Last Minute Really Cool Christmas Gifts You'll Want To Give

Are you needing some cool Christmas gifts? It’s getting down to the wire for Christmas shopping, isn’t it?! And I honestly think the closer it gets the less creative my brain gets also! Thankfully for both of us, I wrote this article when I was of sound...

 

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