20 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Did you know that some people who sing use lemon juice to help nurture their throat? It helps ease the strain from constantly singing. It was a constant in my bag when I was a teenager because of how much I sang.  You have to be careful though because pure, concentrated lemon … [Read more...]

Cloth Pads?? Why I Started Using Cloth Pads (and Why You Should Give Up Disposables Too!)

Okay ladies, let's talk. Yes, we're going to talk about *that* subject. No! Not THAT one...the OTHER one. Get your mind outta the gutters! Recently, I made the switch from disposable to cloth pads. I know. That was more TMI about me than you ever needed to know, but this year … [Read more...]

DIY Reusable Fabric Softener Sheets

One of my goals for the new year was not only to cut our household expenses as much as possible, but to really get rid of a lot of the chemicals that we have in the house. I've always used vinegar in the rinse cycle, but until now, I'd never considered making my own dryer sheets. … [Read more...]

DIY Sugar Scrub Bars

Mmmm! I love going to the spa but my wallet doesn't. Seriously. It hates the spa. Tells me it's way too expensive and that I have to find other ways. Lucky for me though, there's nothing more frugal than learning to make your own beauty products at home. Here's a recipe that will … [Read more...]

Simple 3 Step Homemade Laundry Detergent – Easy to Make & Works Better Than Store Bought!

    Simple 3 Step Homemade Laundry Detergent   Have I mentioned lately that I am really, really cheap? No? Well now you know and knowing is half the battle. ;) I seriously don't like to pay for anything so I can make myself ? I will. However, with that … [Read more...]

Simple No Touch Silver Cleaning – How to Clean Your Silver with Simple Household Items!

    Simple No Touch Silver Cleaning - How to Clean Your Silver with Simple Household Items!   So I love silver. I love how it looks sitting in my kitchen curio, but yes, I'm cheap so I refuse to ever pay for it new. As a result, I end up with a lot of silver … [Read more...]

DIY Green Tea and Peppermint Bath Soak

I've admitted many times that one of my favorite things to do is to relax in a warm bath with a good soak and good book. One of my favorite bath soaks to use is this Green Tea & Peppermint bath soak. It's so quick to mix up that I really can't see a need to buy anything close … [Read more...]