Homemade Swiffer Mop/Clorox Wipe

Please read my homemade disclaimer.I’ve seen different versions of this idea around on Pinterest and the interwebz lately.  I made my own thing to try it out, and I LOVE IT SO MUCH. I initially used it to clean the floors....more

Homemade Coarse Grain Rosemary Mustard

Homemade mustard is shockingly simply to make and much more flavorful than store-bought. Are you starting to see a trend with the ease and superiority of homemade condiments? This literally requires only a few minutes of mixing and then sits on your counter for a day or two before being puréed....more

DIY Coconut Deodorant

Amber @ Fit, Foodie Runshttp://www.fitfoodieruns.comSomething smells and it isn’t me!Look, I am the first to admit, I’m a little cray-zay-ER than the normal person. I mean, how many people do you know use pumpkin not only in their cooking but on their face as well?(Pumpkin has amazing properties for skin. Filled with vitamins and enzymes to nourish and brighten!)I love homemade DIY home spa recipes. Not only are they FUN but they save money, are convenient, easy to do, and they are also environmentally safe…unlike some other stinky products I know…...more

Try It Tuesday...Homemade Ketchup

Try It Tuesday...Homemade Ketchup  Ketchup has been the talk of the dinner table around here with my f...more

Why making baby food at home is beneficial

Initially when I started feeding solids to my daughter, I started with Jar Foods. I used Earth’s Best Organic varieties. As a new mom and first baby, I had no idea on what to make and how to make baby food at home. For me jar food was an easy way out. But after few weeks of introduction to solids, she was more interested in the food I ate, then what was served to her....more

DIY Taco Seasoning: Skip the Store-Bought Stuff

I love making my own seasonings at home. You never need to worry about not having them on hand, thus avoiding running to the store like a maniac last minute. Plus, they always test better in my opinion. Making your own seasonings can also save you some money. I highly recommend giving it a try. Here’s my version of the store-bought taco seasoning mixes. Gather all your spices and measure them out. ...more
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Delicious Summer Treats

Summer seems like the perfect time to have decadent treats with the kids, doesn't it? Here are a couple of the delicious treats we've made this week.Homemade "Magic Shell" Chocolate Topping1.5 C chocolate chips (we used milk chocolate)3 tbs virgin coconut oil...more

3 Variations of Homemade Ice Cream

Vanilla Ice Cream and 3 Variationsmothersapronstrings June is National Dairy Month! This is an opportunity to honor America’s dairy farm families and the wholesome, nutritious milk they produce. My family thinks of milk as liquid gold!...more

DIY Sweetened Condensed Milk (in the slow cooker!)

I was at the grocery store the other day, and picked up a can of sweetened condensed milk for a project coming up.  Then I put it back.  Have you read the label??  It simply says: milk and sugar.  Well, I can do that at home!...more

Homemade Flour Tortillas

We eat a lot of Mexican inspired food in our house. This means our weekly grocery list always includes tortillas of varying sizes. Until recently, I had never thought to try my hand at making my own. ...more