DIY

One Gallon Detergent Recipe for people who don't want to make 5 gallons at a time. This recipe is incredibly easy and is great for people with sensitive skin.

Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent

I was complaining to a friend about the cost of liquid laundry detergent from the store that was both unscented and good for sensitive skin, I should have known better. She is just like me and very unsympathetic, I should have seen it coming when she said “Then just make your own.” That got me to […]

Sick of the choices at the store but don't have a lot of time to spend sewing? I made my own curtains in under and hour and for under $10. A great choice for anyone who wants something custom and easy!

Easy DIY curtains for under $10

I wanted to update my daughters room, but I don’t have a lot of money to spend around the house. Looking around the store, I wasn’t happy with their selection of curtains. Anything I actually liked was upwards of $10 per panel. $40 is two weeks worth of groceries for us, there was no way I could spend […]

Are you thinking of trying one of these new fangled raised garden beds? I built three in my back yard for the cost of nails alone.

Building a raised garden

I have very little time, less than enough for dealing with a new garden. Not with breaking the sod and dealing with weeds that always threaten to take over. While growing up, my mother had an enormous garden with asparagus, strawberries, and raspberries, everything else was weeds. Only the durable plants that came back year after […]