Homemade Laundry Detergent And Soap Powder


by Jess (Dallas) As a single parent, BIG money saving ideas are a must in my life style, so when I found this great homemade laundry detergent recipe I was was intrigued and had to try it. Eco friendly, suitable for sensitive skin and COSTS A TENTH of any grocery store detergents.... As I was Continue Reading

Making Homemade Bird Food

homemade bird food

It's easy to keep birds coming into your yard year after year by making your own homemade bird food to leave around. We have a few recipes for you below to try, but don't forget that different species of birds have differing feeding habits and preferences. If you cater your bird food to these Continue Reading

Homemade Dryer Balls


by Jenny (UK) If you're wondering why I, or anyone would want to make homemade dryer balls then let me explain. A few months ago I purchased some PVC dryer balls and although I was happy with the way they softened my laundry I was disappointed to find they split after just a few weeks. If Continue Reading

Air Freshening Rocks

homemade air freshening rocks

by Dixie (Carson city) I place these air freshening rocks all over the house, they make the place smell lovely. When they start to lose their scent I spray them with a few drops of essential oil that I've diluted with water and placed in a clean empty spray bottle. Once this spray is made up it Continue Reading

Homemade Dog Food Recipes

If you're a dog lover or owner, you know how expensive it can be to feed our furry friends, so homemade dog food is a very real option. However, a dog's natural diet can be replaced with many of the items on our regular shopping list to save a few of your hard-earned dollars. When you make these Continue Reading

Homemade Dog Biscuit Recipes

homemade dog biscuits

Your dog will be happy to work for these homemade dog treats as a reward during training sessions. Rather than buy expensive biscuits, it's easy to make your own at home that are healthy and often cheaper to make than the commercial biscuits. They'll also contain far less artificial additives and Continue Reading

Recipes For Homemade Dog Food


If you're like most people, then your dog is a true member of your family. Just as you'd want to be sure your family members are getting good healthy, nutritious food, you want to be sure your dog is getting some great recipes for homemade dog food. Many commercial tinned dog foods contain Continue Reading

Homemade Window Cleaner

There are a number of tried and tested methods for natural homemade window cleaner but this one works the best for me. Although I must say that it is surprisingly tiring, so don't try to clean every window in the house at once.Plus, I also use the same method on the car it brings the windshield up Continue Reading

Making Homemade Waterfalls

homemade waterfall

Homemade waterfalls are wonderful additions to any backyard pond! They are fun to make and a great way to add a little color and personal touch to your pond, but is quite easy to do. Pond and waterfall kits make it easy, allowing you to turn a simple garden into an elaborate display. These days Continue Reading

Essential Homemade Cleaning Products

It's pretty much common knowledge that natural ingredients can make excellent homemade cleaning products. But what some people still don't know is that they can work even better than their store bought counterparts. They're certainly less expensive, as well! Not only that, but natural cleaners are Continue Reading

Homemade Deer Feeders

You can attract wildlife with homemade deer feeders! Everyone in the family enjoys spotting a whitetail deer in the backyard when they least expect it. Placing  feeders throughout your property will attract them on a regular basis, allowing you to regularly enjoy their company. To make your own Continue Reading

Making Homemade Paper

While homemade paper may not seem like an every day craft idea to try with your kids. You can purchase a paper making kit or get the kids to help you make a screen, either way this is a great way to extend their learning and authentic experiences on many subjects. This is an activity that can be Continue Reading