Category: Home Made

Easy Ice Cream Recipe Without An Ice Cream Maker

You don’t need an ice cream maker for this easy ice cream recipe. You can make a delicious batch at home with just a few simple ingredients and a quart jar!

I love ice cream, but the commercial brands have so many questionable ingredients. Items like thickeners, preservatives and some

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Learn To Make A Natural Homemade Shampoo Bar

I created this homemade DIY shampoo bar because I get a lot of requests for a solid shampoo bar. This simple recipe will leave your hair soft and shiny!

I’m a soap maker, so people ask me to make all kinds of soap. Lately, I’ve been getting requests for a

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Simple & Delicious Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

This homemade mayonnaise recipe is surprisingly easy. In five minutes you can have creamy, flavorful mayo for sandwiches, pasta and potato salads, and more!

For the longest time, I wouldn’t eat mayonnaise. I knew that the store-bought version was no good for me, but I was afraid to try making

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A Simple And Delicious Homemade Ketchup Recipe

This delicious homemade ketchup recipe is easier than you might think. Our recipe is simple, natural, and very delicious. We dare you to try it, no excuses!

My old college roommates will attest to the fact that I will put ketchup on anything! I once ate it slathered on a

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A Simple DIY All-Purpose Cleaner That Really Works

A homemade all purpose cleaner works well on all cleaning surfaces. This DIY all purpose cleaner is simple, natural, and it smells like lavender and mint!

“But do they really work?”

This is the question we most often hear from skeptics on the topic of DIY cleaning products. And it’s

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Strawberry Sugar Scrub For Smooth Summer Skin

Does anything smell more like early summer than strawberries? This easy strawberry sugar scrub is the perfect way to start your summer off with smooth skin!

This week my family and I went to our local farm to pick strawberries. It’s always a favorite summer tradition. From the tractor ride

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Non-Greasy Homemade Hair Pomade and Texturizer

Finally! A homemade pomade without all the parabens, formaldehyde, and fragrance in commercial pomades. Just a simple, natural, non-greasy hair texturizer!

It seems like I’m always doing something different with my hair.

From long and wavy to short and layered, I absolutely love to try new things. Currently, I’m sporting

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A Healthy and Natural Homemade Electrolyte Drink

Making your own homemade electrolyte drink or homemade sports drink is incredibly easy. Also, this way you know exactly what you’re putting into your body.

While water is the best way to hydrate, sometimes you need an extra boost.

When you sweat, your body loses minerals, and adding these mineral

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Learn to Make DIY Odor-Eliminating Coffee Soap

Having trouble getting onion and garlic smell off your hands? This odor-eliminating coffee ground soap recipe does that and smells just like a cup of coffee!

Coffee Soap

I have been looking for a good kitchen soap that doesn’t dry but also helps scrub my hands. After brainstorming things that

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Homemade Air Freshener for Bathrooms and More

This homemade air freshener is a simple, versatile spray you can use to remove odors from any area, not just bathrooms. Put in your purse for on the go use!

Sometimes there are odors that linger in a home. The bathroom is one of the most embarrassing places to have

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How to Clean Grout Naturally with DIY Grout Cleaner

Learn how to clean grout naturally with our DIY cleaner! After many trial recipes, this homemade grout cleaner is the best way to clean between your tiles.

I Needed The Best Way To Clean Grout

When we moved into our house, I really liked the floor in our main bathroom.

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A Natural Homemade Shower, Tub, and Tile Cleaner

This homemade shower cleaner is natural, easy to make, and it works great! Making a DIY shower cleaner saves money and ensures you’re not inhaling chemicals.

Natural DIY Shower Cleaner

There is nothing I hate more than soap scum.

We recently remodeled our bathroom and updated our old Cinderella tub

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A Natural Non-Greasy Homemade Roll On Deodorant

I make this homemade roll-on deodorant because I dislike how DIY deodorants can leave greasy stains on my shirts. This deodorant is non-greasy and it works!

I love making my own health and beauty care products, but I don’t always like the effects of them. Natural deodorant is one of

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A Simple Effective Spray That Repels Ants Naturally

This natural ant repellent uses essential oils for ants and it works well. It is simple, inexpensive, and safe for use indoors and out. Use with confidence!

Anytime it’s warm out, that means ants.

In the house, on the porch, and practically around every corner I turn, I find ants

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A Natural Deodorant Recipe That Will Not Melt!

I developed this natural deodorant recipe to be nice and solid. I was tired of natural deodorants melting when things were too warm. This recipe will not!

I love going natural, and for me, that means no shaving, no pants (but shorts are ok) and no deodorant. However, I don’t

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An Easy and Healthy Homemade Guacamole Recipe

This homemade guacamole recipe is easy to make and has zero preservatives. Also, learn how to choose avocado and how to keep guacamole from turning brown.

If you’re buying store-bought guacamole you’re missing out!

Is Homemade Guacamole Healthy?

Avocados are an incredible little fruit. They contain healthy monounsaturated fatty acids

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DIY Body Powder Recipe: Natural Rose Body Powder

I was never a body powder user until I created this homemade recipe. It’s a natural rose DIY body powder that smells beautiful and leaves my skin silky soft!

Commercial Body Powder

By now, you have probably heard the dangers of commercial body powders. Many body powders and baby powders

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Five All-Natural Fruit and Vegetable Wash Recipes

It’s a fruit wash. It’s a vegetable wash. Yep, it’s a fruit and vegetable wash! 5 natural recipes for removing wax and other nasty residues from your produce.

I love early summer when I can go to the U-Pick strawberry farms and pick my own fruit. But strawberries are one

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Learn 5 Ways to Get Rid of Skin Tags Naturally

Learn how to remove skin tags with these 5 strategies to help you get rid of them naturally. They’re not problematic, but let’s see how to get rid of them.

Next to warts, one of the questions I get the most is how to remove skin tags. Skin tags are

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Learn How to Make Your Own Compost Tumbler

Compost tumblers are expensive and usually made of plastic. Maybe they’re safe maybe not. I’d rather have a metal DIY compost tumbler, so I made my own!

Spring is Compost Season

Finally, Spring is starting in many areas of the country. I spent most of Saturday outside planting seeds and

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Infused Vinegar: A Simple Way To Add Great Flavor

Making infused vinegar is a simple and fun process. Also, it gives you a product, suited to your palate, that lends a flavor blast to your favorite dishes!

Furthermore, as Spring and Summer start upon us, DIY infused vinegar is a wonderful way to capture the flavors of the seasons

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Natural Homemade Carpet Cleaner & Stain Remover

This DIY natural homemade carpet cleaner spray works on tough messes and dirty carpets. It gets rid of smells, is all-natural, and is simple to make and use!

Face it: spills happen.

Between kids, pets, and everything in between, our carpets take a beating. If you are like me, then

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How to Make Your Own Natural Feminine Wash

This is an all-natural DIY feminine wash (homemade douche). Some name brands claim to be all-natural, but upon closer examination, this wasn’t really true.

Safe Ingredients for a DIY Feminine Wash

Vinegar will kill any bacteria and help keep the vagina at the proper pH. Chamomile tea makes a great

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Natural Homemade Mosquito/Insect/Bug Repellent

This natural homemade mosquito repellent is great for mosquitos, flies, and other annoying warm season bugs. Apply your DIY mosquito repellent with confidence.

Homemade Mosquito Repellent

If you are heading outside for picnics, sporting events, yard work, or relaxing on the patio, chances are you’ve seen a bug or two

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How to Make A Delicious Homemade Licorice Recipe

Learning how to make licorice at home is a simple and fun project. Here is our basic homemade licorice recipe complete with vegan and gluten-free options.

Licorice has long been a favorite of mine because it has a satisfying texture and a distinctive taste. Real licorice is black, but you

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A Simple and Delicious Breakfast Sausage Recipe

Making a homemade breakfast sausage recipe isn’t as hard as you think. Actually, it’s really easy. Just add your favorite spices to ground pork and fry it up!

There is just something about breakfast food! Whether it’s weekend brunch, breakfast for dinner, or an extra few minutes to fix something

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A Homemade Lavender Lemon Lip Scrub Recipe

This DIY lip scrub recipe is one of my favorite summer projects. Essential oil lip scrub makes my lips silky smooth and is a perfect companion to lip balm.

Lavender Lemon DIY Lip Scrub

One of my favorite summer flavors is lemon.

From lemon bars to fresh squeezed lemonade, I

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Learn How To Make Your Own DIY Essential Oils

Making DIY essential oils are easier than you think. You can go the route of buying a copper still, but that is expensive, so we did it with a crockpot!

Essential oils can be expensive. And sometimes it can be difficult to find the ones you want.

Did you know

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Homemade Foot Scrub Recipe for Soft Summer Feet

This homemade foot scrub rejuvenates feet left rough from long Winters. Simply mix the DIY foot scrub ingredients, pour into a jar, and use whenever needed!

This past week it’s been in the 80s here in our part of Ohio. I finally broke out the shorts and sandals and started

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9 Ways to Clear a Clogged Drain without Chemicals

Use these homemade natural drain cleaner ideas to get rid of that nasty clog in your drain. Trust me, you can do it without the chemicals and yes, it works!

I absolutely hate getting into the shower after working a long day outside and finding that the drain is clogged,

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Sensual DIY Massage Oil: Perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day always used to be a struggle, until I came up with this homemade sensual massage oil! It’s sensuous and romantic without being too girly.

I’m always searching for the perfect gift to get my husband without breaking the bank. He loves sports and snacks, so I normally choose one of

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Get Rid of Aphids Naturally With A DIY Aphid Spray

If you want to learn how to get rid of aphids then you’re in the right place. Learn various ways to get rid of them including our homemade aphid spray.

Help! I Want to Get Rid of Aphids Naturally!

We have bugs! Specifically, aphids on our indoor plants.

I woke

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A Simple Chocolate Truffle Recipe to Make at Home

A homemade chocolate truffle recipe, because what says romance better than a box of chocolates? Made with natural ingredients and includes 7 custom flavors!

A Homemade Chocolate Truffle Recipe!

What says romance better than a box of chocolates? I don’t know about you, but I like mine dark. And while

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How To Make DIY Gift Bags From Repurposed Fabric

Gift bags are expensive! So I learned how to make a DIY gift bag using some old fabric I had lying around the house. Follow along to learn to make your own.

The building I work in can get very warm, so I wear shirts with short sleeves or 3/4

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Learn How to Make DIY Kinetic Sand. Kids Love It!

Learning how to make kinetic sand is a great project for you and the kids. DIY kinetic sand is also a fun way to keep them occupied on bad weather days!

Trying to keep kids busy is hard! From rainy days to snowstorms to summer boredom, kids need things to

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Natural Alternatives to VOC Rich Cleaning Products

Overuse of everyday cleaning products can lead to VOC overexposure. Avoid this hazard by replacing common commercial products with natural DIY alternatives.

VOC Overexposure Is Common

Like many people, I washed my clothes in detergent, added softener, and then dried them in the dryer with fabric softener sheets. When I

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A Simple All-Natural Homemade PlayDough Recipe

This homemade playdough recipe is simple, natural, and perfect for entertaining children. They enjoy making it almost as much as they enjoy playing with it!

A Natural Homemade Playdough Recipe

My family members love to get my girls Play-Doh® for their birthdays and Christmas. It always makes my girls happy. 

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A Quick And Easy Homemade Headache Balm Recipe

This simple recipe for homemade headache balm is easy to make and it works fast. It’s made with all natural ingredients and you can always keep it with you.

Getting a headache is the worst. I just want to lie down in a dark room for a while and forget

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Homemade Irish Cream Liqueur

Irish Cream is a cream and whiskey liqueur. (You may have heard of one of the most popular brands, Baileys.) The liqueur also has hints of chocolate, and some say coffee, that rounds out the flavors.

Many people simply drink it on the rocks. But it can also be mixed

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A Simple DIY Christmas Potpourri for Holiday Decor

This simple yet beautiful Christmas potpourri contains dried oranges, evergreen branches, cinnamon sticks, and mini ornaments to add a festive holiday touch.

It is also the perfect way to use all your Christmas decorating leftovers!

Making Christmas Potpourri

This DIY Christmas potpourri is simple, beautiful, and aromatic. Also, it is

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Stop Bleeding Fast with Homemade Styptic Powder

Learn how to stop bleeding with styptic powder, a natural coagulant. Styptic powder is easy to make, natural, and the ingredients are common pantry items!

Accidents happen. At one time or another, we’ve all had a cut or scrape that just won’t quit bleeding. While some may require a trip

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The Best Simple DIY Facial To Make and Use at Home

This simple DIY facial can be made in under a minute at home! The quick process gives fabulous results thanks to the secret ingredient: carbonated water!

From time to time I hear some unusual or weird beauty tips that sound, well, fake. So being curious, I try many of them.

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Soak In These Wonderful Candy Cane DIY Bath Salts

These DIY bath salts are a candy cane inspired homemade bath soak that is beautiful to look at and even more lovely to soak in! And they make great gifts!

Christmas is a little over a month away. That means holiday DIY-ing is in full swing.

I absolutely love giving

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How to Make Magnesium Oil and Enjoy The Benefits

Learn the reported magnesium oil benefits that have worked for many people, and learn how to make magnesium oil at home. Our recipe is simple and inexpensive.

Magnesium oil can be very relaxing and help with such things as sleep, leg cramps, and muscle soreness. For these reasons, magnesium oil

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DIY Pain Salve to Treat and Relieve Sore Muscles

This DIY pain salve recipe is a simple and effective sore muscle treatment you can make at home and keep on hand to treat those everyday aches and pains.

Have you ever wanted a simple salve recipe to help ease aches and pains? This pain salve is my go-to remedy

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Learn To Make This Delicious Mulled Cider Recipe

I love the warm days and crisp nights of fall. If I have an evening free, you’ll likely find me sitting by a fire pit sipping on this delicious mulled cider recipe.

Mulled Cider: Make Your Own

Start With a Good Cider

Making your own apple cider is easy. Find

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The Ultimate DIY Skin Soothing Herbal Infused Oil

Making this infused herbal oil is simple and you can use it as the base for a nice massage, in skin-soothing salves, as a delightful bath oil, and more.

Making Infused Herbal Oil

The end of summer brings one of my favorite things: fresh herbal infusions.

By this time dried

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Easy Ice Cream Recipe Without An Ice Cream Maker

You don’t need an ice cream maker for this easy ice cream recipe. You can make a delicious batch at home with just a few simple ingredients and a quart jar!

I love ice cream, but the commercial brands have so many questionable ingredients. Items like thickeners, preservatives and some

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A Natural and Homemade Liquid Dish Soap Recipe

Homemade dish soap is easy to make. It also saves you money, helps rid your home of the toxins in commercial cleaners, and is a fun and sustainable project.

Are you looking to save money on cleaning products and work toward a more natural lifestyle, eliminating chemicals and toxins from

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11 5-Minute Green Smoothie Cleanse Recipes

Get your blenders out and prepare for a 10-day green smoothie cleanse challenge!

RELATED: Milk Thistle Detox For Heavy Metals, Chemotherapy, And Radiation

In this article:

  1. Why You Should Do a 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse
  2. 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse Recipes Worth Trying
    1. Day 1: Green Protein Detox Smoothie
    2. Day 2:
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Vicarious liability and landowners

Tony Juniper, the Chair of Natural England writes: 

Over the weekend you may have seen media reports on a follow-up interview I carried out to promote the positive news that a record 47 hen harrier chicks had fledged this year.

I’d just like to clarify my position for Natural England’s

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