DIY Hand Soap – Homemade Hand Soap with Cypress and White Fir Scent

Sometimes, making your own products might not be cheaper, but they will almost always be healthier for you and your family. For my family, we didn't have much choice in making the change from buying everything at the store and getting to the point where we could stop buying and … [Read more...]

DIY Beauty Products – DIY Chapstick {Vanilla Latte Flavor}

Here in the dry air and heat of Texas, the sun can really wreak havoc on my lips. When I lived up North, I usually only had chapped lips during the cold winters, but here? They stay dry and almost chapped all year long. Using regular chapstick would be fine, except for the fact … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Kitchen Towel

It's pretty common knowledge around here that I have a huge addiction to upcycling things. It's a fantastic way to save money and as I've said before? I work hard for my money, I work hard to make it grow and I like to keep as much of it as possible. We upcycle old sheets, we … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Own Cleaning Wipes

So I confess that I love having something quick to grab when I need to clean up messes, but since we stopped buying paper towels, it has been rather hard to find something that works well but is reusable. We initially moved to only using unpaper towels and we still use them … [Read more...]

DIY Dog Toys – How to Make an Easy DIY Dog Rope Toy

I don't know about your house, but in our home, our dogs are a part of our family. That means that they have their own beds and of course their own dog toys! While we do have a few toys for them that we bought for them (because you can't beat Kong dog toys!), some of their … [Read more...]

How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet – Plus Tips on Keeping Cast Iron Clean

Do you have a cast iron skillet? If so, you'll know the beauty of cooking in cast iron. We actually have several different pieces of cast iron cookware since we use them both at home and we use them when we go camping. In case you were unaware, cast iron is fantastic when you … [Read more...]

Orange Peel Fire Starters – Easy DIY Camping Project!

I love social media but at the same time? I hate it too. As a business owner, it seems that I simply can't get away from it. That's all fine and dandy most of the time, but there are moments where I want to just put the phone down and walk away. Enter camping. Our family loves to … [Read more...]

Homemade Lavender Lemon All Purpose Cleaning Spray

Last year, our family went on a cleaning spree and I don't mean the kind that had us waging war against the dust bunnies with a duster sword. When we realized that cleaners and foods that are full of chemicals that made my chronic pain issues worse, we waged war on those products … [Read more...]

DIY Liquid Hand Soap

I don't know if I've ever told you, but I have this burning, never ending love for a household product. I absolutely adore Castile soap. I use it every single day in our home in everything from my homemade shave cream, my homemade dishwasher detergent, to my DIY Coconut Shampoo … [Read more...]

Homemade Lavender Diaper Rash Cream

When my Emma was an infant she had GERD something fierce. It still bothers her occasionally to this day, but back then it was an everyday, all day fight for us. Needless to say, we had issues with her getting a diaper rash if we didn't immediately get her dirty diaper changed and … [Read more...]