Learn How to Make the Best DIY Foaming Hand Soap

Learn How to Make the Best DIY Foaming Hand Soap

This DIY foaming hand soap is easy to make, inexpensive, and effective! Follow these simple steps to make this homemade foaming hand soap! I’ve made hard bar soap, liquid soap, glycerin soap, and hot process soap, but DIY foaming hand soap always eluded me. Either it was very expensive to buy, or I’d either get […]

Learn How To Knit and How To Make A Dishcloth

Learn How To Knit and How To Make A Dishcloth

Learn how to knit a dishcloth with a basic dishcloth pattern, how to cast on, and cast off. Also included are links to common knitting terms. How to Knit A Dishcloth Generally, we’re not knitters. So let’s get one thing straight outta the gates. But, learning to knit basic pieces – like this dishcloth – […]

DIY Essential Oil Reed Diffuser Oil Blend Recipes

DIY Essential Oil Reed Diffuser Oil Blend Recipes

Don’t buy expensive essential oil reed diffuser oil blends that contain chemical agents. Make your own blends and use chopsticks as reeds! I love the fresh scents that essential oils can give you. But some applications aren’t practical.  Candles present their own problems (open flames, chemicals, VOCs), and air freshener gels and sprays have who […]

How to Build A Naturally Heated Outdoor Shower

How to Build A Naturally Heated Outdoor Shower

I think outdoor showers are a must on the farm and now that I finally own a home I am building a DIY outdoor shower on top of my goat shed! Spring Has Sprung! Yesterday was one of the first few nice days of spring. I spent the afternoon cleaning out the goat and chicken […]

The Original Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

The Original Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

Homemade laundry detergent is simple, cheap, and effective in all types of washers. Save money and avoid chemicals with DIY laundry detergent. This is the ORIGINAL homemade laundry detergent recipe, all others only imitate what you’ll find here. This is a fun project that will save you money and help you rid your home of toxic […]

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent and Rinse Agent

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent and Rinse Agent

Our homemade dishwasher detergent (soap) and natural rinse agent work great, are simple, and are proven by homemakers all over the country! Why do we make our own homemade products like homemade dishwasher detergent? It all started with our first batch of homemade laundry detergent, since then we’ve been hooked! Now we’re on a mission to […]

25 Fabulous Uses for Leftover Lemon Peels

25 Fabulous Uses for Leftover Lemon Peels

Uses for lemon peels range from cleaning to lesser-known functions like whitening teeth, removing rust stains, brightening skin, and more! Lemon juice has so many household uses, but don’t toss those peels after squeezing your lemons! Use the whole lemon – juice, pulp, rind, and all. After squeezing lemons, hold onto those lemon rinds and […]

Learn How to Make Great Goat Milk Soap At Home

Learn How to Make Great Goat Milk Soap At Home

This goat milk soap recipe yields soap that is great for your skin! It works with other milk types too so follow the recipe and get started. Goat Milk Soap Recipe Since I’ve written other articles on soap making, I’ve been asked many times, “How do you make milk-based soaps?” While there are a few […]

Fall Diffuser Blend: Relaxing Autumn Aromatherapy

Fall Diffuser Blend: Relaxing Autumn Aromatherapy

This fall diffuser blend is ideal for damp fall days and cozy autumn nights. Quintessential fall aromas deliver relaxing Autumn aromatherapy! Over the years I have made a lot of fall DIYs. Some of my favorites include a pumpkin spice whipped body butter and fall leaf air fresheners. All of these DIY’s are special in […]

How to Clean Stainless Steel with Homemade Cleaners

How to Clean Stainless Steel with Homemade Cleaners

Learn how to clean stainless steel with homemade cleaners. Included are both light and heavy-duty homemade stainless steel cleaner recipes. Cleaning Stainless Steel When our old refrigerator developed a leak in the gasket, our landlords decided to get a new one that was more energy efficient. This new one has a stainless steel front that […]