Category Archive: Eco-friendly

Pizza Box Solar Oven – Hot? Not.

  Back in the Stone Age, when I was in college, an idea swept the campus like wildfire. Someone claimed that you could make chocolate chip cookies using your desk lamp. My friend… Continue reading

CONTEST!! – I Never Promised You A Rose Garden

Although, you may almost smell like one if you win the DIY deodorant contest! All you have to do is “like” the Practice What You Pinterest Facebook Page (there’s a convenient button for… Continue reading

L’Egghead Presents: Gee, Your Pits Smell Terrific! (DIY Deodorant)

I don’t know why I got it into my head to try to make my own deodorant. It just seemed like a cool challenge, and if it worked, then I could do away… Continue reading

Stay tuned…

I am working on a big project, and will post when it is complete. Hope you are having a wonderful week. Stay cool.

Too Much Excitement – Unclogging the Drain With Vinegar and Baking Soda

We put a lot of miles on the sink in our kitchen every week, and sometimes, it can drain a bit slowly. I decided to try a DIY recipe for drain cleaner that… Continue reading

Homemade Bubble Bath….Take Me Away!

Who doesn’t like a bubble bath? We don’t take bubble baths like we used to, (at least not in this house) and we should take them more often. Now that’s going to be… Continue reading

Cleaning the Microwave with Vinegar

After yesterday’s cake-in-a-cup fiasco, I decided it was time to give the microwave a good cleaning. On Pinterest, I found and eco-friendly method using vinegar and water. The photo on Pinterest looks like… Continue reading

Pan-Handling with Baking Soda, Peroxide, and Elbow Grease

I’m always looking for miracle cleaners, especially eco-friendly homemade cleaners. Recently one appeared on Pinterest that claimed to clean tarnished baking pans with a mixture of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. The photo… Continue reading

I See A Sidewalk and I Want To Paint It…Blech.

Summer is approaching, and the kids are always looking for ways to express themselves, so I thought we would make some sidewalk paint. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: Ingredients: 1 tsp… Continue reading

When Life Gives You Lemons, Can You Make Bathroom Cleaner?

Pinterest is full of homemade cleaning recipes, so I decided to give one a try. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: I think it’s kind of refreshing that the fixture does look… Continue reading