My homemade laundry detergent, vinegar, and a stray pumpkin Homemade laundry detergent sounds like a really big deal, but you’d be surprised by both how easy, and how effective it is. Granted, it’s not Tide, but it’s still good stuff. Certainly as good as cheaper detergent brands. I’ve been very Keep Reading
Taking care of household expenses can be a little daunting, but with active planning and forethought, it can be manageable. Being smart about grocery expenses, cleaning supplies and household goods can have you save little by little, but it adds up. You can go extreme with some of the money saving tips, but it can be something as simple as making adjustments such as using air conditioning in only dire situations, going a day or a week without spending, or finding other options to entertain yourself and your family. You can save quite a bit of money doing some of the things you might unknowingly pay for by purchasing store-bought items. You can save money by grinding your own flour, using some of items in your pantry to do laundry instead of purchasing extra cleaning supplies and make your purchases last longer by learning how to mend and repair broken items or ripped clothing.
It’s amazing how running the A/C runs up the electric bill. With out electric heating or cooling, our monthly bill is just a few dollars over the minnimum - and our house is all electric - stove, water heater - everything. I honestly don’t remember how much it cost us last summer to cool our house, Keep Reading
I really hate using paper towels. Every time I pull one off the roll I feel like I’m watching money go down the drain. Actually, that feeling comes pretty much every time I use a disposable item. Feels like I might as well just throw money in the trash. In fact, I still have most of the package Keep Reading
I got my hair cut yesterday. Yup. Actually, I cut it myself. Don’t worry, I’ve been cutting my own hair for a while now. Paying for a haircut really stinks, so I used to have one of my sister, or Gabriel, cut my hair. But, I got tired of having such a boring cut, so I decided to try this. It’s Keep Reading
Little things that we don’t even think about add up quickly into a big thing. Most of the things on this little list are cleaning related. That seems to be one of the biggest areas of waste. In our zealousness to get things clean, it’s really easy to use more than we need and be wasteful, so here’s Keep Reading