DIY

In the spirit of saving money, I make as many things myself as I can.

All natural cleaners that you can make with items already in your pantry.

7 Simple Cleaners you can make at home

I hate the smell of chemicals, especially the most hated of all, bleach. My ex-husband always loved when he came ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Ditch the dryer sheets with a cheap, easy, and chemical free alternative! Dry your clothes faster and make they mast longer with this simple trick. www.fashionablyfrugal.net

Getting rid of dryer sheets

I hate chemicals! In this day and age there are chemicals in everything, one of my daughters has very sensitive ...
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Compost Bins for $5 - wanting to start composting without investing a ton of money in an expensive commercial compost bin? Make your own for a fraction of the price. www.fashionablyfrugal.net

$5 Compost bins

I hate throwing out perfectly good food. I have a gallon bag in the freezer that is full of scraps ...
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Homemade Baby Wipes - Soft and moist, a big relief from the drying and chemical loaded baby wipes. www.fashionablyfrugal.net

Homemade Baby Wipes

I just love these wipes, they take only a few minutes to make and are so much better for diaper ...
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Do you ever just look around your house and think "boring"? Here are 10 ways to give your house a facelift without spending anything.

10 Ways to give your house a facelift with what you already have

March is always a slow month for us, the house starts to close in on me and I suddenly find ...
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