Living Frugally

40 Things You Should Stop Buying and Start making!

40 Things You Should Stop Buying and Start making!

40 Things You Should Stop Buying and Start making! Sure, you can go to the store and buy pretty much everything. Convenience is a great thing, but often when it comes to processed food, cleaning/laundry and health/beauty products, this convenience comes at a cost, and I am not just talking …

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20 Natural DIY Air Fresheners

20 Natural DIY Air Fresheners

20 Natural DIY Air Fresheners Making your home smell amazing is a great way to give yourself a positive place to be. Scents can affect a person’s mood, Think about walking into your home after a hard day of work and smelling fresh bread being made… Heaven. It makes sense why …

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Homemade All-Natural Cleaning Recipes

23 Homemade All-Natural Cleaning Recipes

23 Homemade All-Natural Cleaning Recipes There are a few reason why we should be making our own cleaning product, 1 it can save you money, 2 you can control the ingredients which will eliminate the toxins found in most store brought cleaners today.  I love being as green as I …

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30 Reasons Every Home Should Have a Box of Borax on Hand

30 Reasons Every Home Should Have a Box of Borax on Hand

30 Reasons Every Home Should Have a Box of Borax on Hand Borax, also known as sodium borate, is a mineral salt of boric acid. Commonly used in powder form, borax has a variety of uses. While it’s most common use is as a laundry detergent booster, borax can also …

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15+ Frugal Tips from Grandma

Frugal Tips from Grandma

15+ Frugal Tips from Grandma No one does frugal living better than a Grandma. Grandma lived through the Great Depression and the tough years afterward. She knows how to stretch a dollar and live within her means. Because of her life experiences, Grandma has frugal tips and tricks to save …

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12 Beautiful DIY Crochet Baby Blankets

12 Beautiful DIY Crochet Baby Blankets

12 Beautiful DIY Crochet Baby Blankets Crocheting baby blankets is a fantastic way to spend your evening. There are thousands of amazing patterns available that make ideal gifts for friends and family. If you are a parent, you might want to stock up on several different styles and sizes. You …

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6 House Plants That Reduce Humidity Levels

6 House Plants That Reduce Humidity Levels

6 House plants that reduce humidity levels  You know it when excess home moisture raises its ugly head. You’ll spot foggy windows, smell a mildew or musty odor, or your skin feels clammy. If it has been around for a while it had the chance to mark its territory. Damp spots, mold, …

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Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent

Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent

Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent A few years ago, skin sensitivities in my household inspired me to switch away from the harsh chemicals and additives in most commercial laundry detergents in favor of natural alternatives. As I experimented with different wet and dry detergent recipes, I found that they could not …

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Stinging Nettle Tea: How to Make It and The Benefits

Stinging Nettle Tea

Stinging Nettle Tea: How to Make It and The Benefits It’s hard to imagine a plant named stinging nettle could be a good thing. Anyone who has grabbed these plants with their bare hands understands that it’s not comfortable. The sting from stinging nettle can last hours. Who would think …

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How to Crochet a Giant Circular Rug – No-Sew

How to Crochet a Giant Circular Rug - No-Sew

How to Crochet a Giant Circular Rug – No-Sew Crocheting is becoming an increasingly popular activity for DIY projects. It is able to create a lot of items that can be used for both functionality and fashion. This video shows you a project that fits into both categories. Learn how …

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15 Clever and Surprising Uses for Garlic

15 Clever and Surprising Uses for Garlic

15 Clever and Surprising Uses for Garlic When you think of garlic, you probably picture dicing and sautéing the aromatic cloves. Maybe the aroma comes back to you and makes your stomach rumble. Or perhaps you imagine wearing a garlic necklace to repel vampires. Lucky for you, your necklace will …

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