25 Brilliant Upcycled Denim Projects

I don't know about you, but I tend to wear my jeans until they fall apart. Even then though, I hate to throw away the fabric on them that is still good. You'd be surprised at what you can do with an old pair of jeans! Upcycled denim projects are actually one of my favorite ways … [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...]

DIY Garden Ideas: 25 Simple Upcycling Ideas for the Garden

Spring garden season is here and for anyone looking for DIY garden ideas, you can't do better than finding an couple of awesome upcycling ideas for the garden. If you've hung around Six Dollar Family for a bit, you'll know that I am a huge fan of upcycling anything. We upcycle … [Read more...]

Natural Cleaners – Homemade Orange Oil Cleaner

I love oranges. They're one of my favorite snacks and anything orange scented is on the top of my smelly good stuffs list. Aside from smelling and tasting great, oranges are fantastic to use as natural cleaners. Obviously you don't want to be whipping out an orange and scrubbing … [Read more...]

These Homemade Cleaning Wipes are Simply the Best!

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...]

8 Home Remedies to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Do you have high blood pressure? If so, you might be tired of taking a handful of medications to lower it. My Dad had hypertension and I can vividly recall him complaining about the medications he had to take each day. Not too many of us were quite as aware back then though so … [Read more...]

Natural Living – Diatomaceous Earth and Why you Should Use It

Have you ever used Diatomaceous Earth? Have you ever even heard of it? If you're like most people, you haven't. Diatomaceous earth or DE is the one of the most common natural substances on the earth yet the vast majority of people don't know it even exists. It's found in … [Read more...]

Homemade Body Wash – All Natural Earl Grey DIY Body Wash

Have you ever made DIY body wash? A lot of people don't actually realize that homemade body wash is incredibly easy to make. I love body wash but these days, the chemicals used in them don't mix well with my body. My only options are to contribute to the chronic pain that I feel … [Read more...]

Herbal Teas – 15 Awesome Benefits of Drinking Herbal Tea

I love a good cup of tea, don't you? To me, it doesn't get much better than spending my morning waking up on the front porch with a good book and hot cup of tea. I've never been much of a coffee drinker, but a fantastic cup of tea? Totally down for that. Most of the teas that I … [Read more...]

Fido Needs Some Love Too! 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...]