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Here is a recipe for an inexpensive, all natural, effective and versatile cleanser that I have been using for years. Hopefully, most people are aware of the negative impact harsh chemical and antibacterial, commercial cleansers can have on our health and our environment. 240 more words


Homemade Powder Cleanser

I really like using powder cleanser for cleaning. So I decided to make some homemade powder cleanser. There are four good reasons for this:

  1. It’s cheaper than store-bought.
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Baking Soda

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Back on March 16, 2014 I made a batch of homemade laundry detergent. It lasted me up until the beginning of July, that is almost a 4 month supply for a family of 5. 162 more words


Making Homeade Laundry Detergent

I’ve been making homemade laundry detergent for a little over two years now. I wanted my family to be free of as many toxins in our home as possible. 1,028 more words

July Update

An up-and-down month, with the welcome distraction of lovely visitors, birthdays, sunny weather and the children off for the summer holidays but work has progressed. We’ve finally started tiling in the kitchen, with the back and sides of the inglenook tiled using the leftover wall tiles from the bathroom. 560 more words

Flea free

The one question guaranteed to start you scratching has got to be, “Is that a flea?”

Hoping against hope the small black dot you see on your pet is just a speck of dirt quickly fades as the “dirt” jumps. 534 more words

DIY Liquid Laundry Detergent

Laundry detergent is expensive. You’re also paying that hefty price without knowing exactly what is in the detergent you’re buying. That’s when  I decided to make my own and scoured Pinterest for the best recipe I could find. 348 more words

The Self Sufficiency Hat