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 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...

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 Make Super Cheap Gel Air Freshener For Your House

I was in need of a DIY gel air freshener with essential oils and quickly. 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...

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 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 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 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 and we were in need of some DIY...

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...

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 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...

 

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