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Category Archive: Eco-friendly

DIY Fruit Fly Trap

Recently we had our kitchen counters and sinks replaced, and then not long after that, we noticed that we had little bugs flying around our kitchen. At first, I thought they were sewer… Continue reading

Homemade Weedkiller – Cheap and Effective.

Lately I have been seeing lots of ¬†links on both Pinterest and Facebook with recipes for homemade weedkiller. This was interesting to me since I’ve been using straight vinegar to kill weeds for… Continue reading

Natural and Effective Mosquito Repellent

We live in an area that’s right near a state park, so we have a great deal of flora and fauna, and so many mosquitos that for half the summer, it’s almost not… Continue reading

Frugal Friday – DIY Dry Shampoo for Dark Hair

  I’m a mother of three kids on the go, so even when I do get a few minutes to take a shower, spending time on my hair is rarely something I can… Continue reading

Frugal Friday – An Attempt to Extend the Shelf-Life of Strawberries

Who doesn’t love strawberries, especially at this time of year? They are my favorite, but you know they don’t last long. Various sources on the Internet (so you know they must be true)… Continue reading

Frugal Friday – DIY Refills for Scented Oil Air Fresheners

Let’s face facts — sometimes some rooms in our houses don’t smell as nice as we’d like them to. One of the ways to deal with this is to get one of those… Continue reading

DIY Homemade Bath Fizzies – Pfffff

Back to the spa basket I am putting together: Next I wanted to make some nice fragrant bath fizzies, to give a bath some effervescence. It’s probably going to be overkill in the… Continue reading

DIY Homemade Coconut Orange Sugar Scrub

It’s a great time of year for sugar scrubs, which can exfoliate all of that dead winter skin and leave you feeling fresh and clean. There are all kinds of recipes for sugar… Continue reading

DIY Lavender Bath Salts – A Little Homemade Relaxation

This week I am putting together a basket of homemade spa products for a friend who just had her fourth baby and is, to say the least, feeling a little stressed. There were… Continue reading

A Clean Coffee Maker is a Happier, Healthier Coffee Maker

I’m not going to lie to you. Our coffee maker has a lot of miles on it. How do I repay this work horse for its years of faithful service? I just keep… Continue reading