I make DIY travel soap so I can ensure I have a natural, chemical-free soap while traveling. I don’t like to bring full-sized bars because they take up too bulky and real estate is at a premium when traveling!
Essential oils are the focus of many natural at home cleaners and recipes. However, people are starting to take great notice to hydrosols and hydrosol uses!
When people make DIY bar soap it often turns out too soft. We have the solution! Follow these 5 tips to make your bar soap hard and it will last much longer!
Enjoy these 20 ideas for amazing DIY wedding favors for all you natural-living couples out there. Some of these ideas can also be used for baby showers, bridal showers, etc., just tweak the wording. Have fun and let your imagination soar!
A simmering pot is a basic stove top potpourri made of spices, dried fruit peels, and/or extracts. Enjoy my favorite recipes, but don’t be afraid to experiment so you can come up with some favorites of your own!
Learn how to render beeswax, and clean it yourself. Yes, it is more convenient to buy the pellets, but if you’re into doing things yourself you can render and clean your own beeswax and enjoy the advantages.
These DIY gift ideas are perfect for that someone on your list who is into doing things themselves, and are trying to live a more natural, sustainable lifestyle.
Gift wrapping ideas to help you wrap DIY (and store-bought) gifts in a beautiful way, without breaking the bank. These ideas are also more natural, and less wasteful. Do you have any other creative wrapping ideas? Share them with the community now!
Learn how to make felted wool dryer balls, then save time, money, and energy by tossing four to six balls in with each dryer load. They also reduce static.
Have that musty smell on something in your home? It was on our holiday decor so I created this homemade cleaner and deodorizing spray to get rid of it! Of course the spray is all natural and multi-purpose. Enjoy!
Learn how to make soap in a slow cooker. Our basic cold process recipe of water, lye, and fat can be used for crock pot soap. It’s a great base recipe for creating many awesome soaps, and it’s a simple process that doesn’t take a lot of time or effort.
In soap making, should you make measurements using weight or volume? The question may sound simple, but it is the subject of MUCH debate! The good news is, the answer ends up being similar on both ends of the argument.
There are two ways to make homemade soap molds out of silicone and we’ll show you how to do both. Both involve a bit of work and time, but the results are inexpensive and so satisfying! You can use clear or colored silicone for your molds.
This homemade Febreze™ recipe is an effective, natural, and safe disinfecting spray for fabrics. The homemade fabric refresher has been stain-free for my couch, carpet, and other surfaces and the ingredients are natural, non-toxic, and smell wonderful!
A clean refrigerator is so much better than a dirty, stinky, messy one! Learn these tips we have discovered to help you clean your refrigerator naturally! From drips of sauces, to broken eggs, to spilt milk–these tips will help you clean it all naturally!
I absolutely love using my wooden wick candles, and I guarantee you’ll love them too! They only take a few minutes to make and are easy to customize with your favorite essential oil, so you get the exact scents you want. Enjoy!
You all know I love making soap, I’d be happy I could do it all day! I’ve been doing it for a long time now, and because experience is a great teacher, I’m ready to share even more of my soap making tips with you!
Homemade wood stain? Yes! There are many options for naturally derived stains that are long lasting and look great. Some of them are metallic based and some are plant based. Let’s take a look at a few good examples.