DIY Cleaning Supplies · Living on a Homestead Budget · Money Saving Tips

DIY Dryer Sheets 

Jason and I started our homesteading journey roughly 6 years ago when I was pregnant with our first son.  We were searching for an affordable and environmentally friendly laundry detergent that was powerful enough to get out the grease stains from Jason’s restaurant job and gentle enough for a newborn.  I know what you are… Continue reading DIY Dryer Sheets 

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Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Distressing DIY

We own a 3 bedroom home and our two boys have always had their own rooms.  This has mainly been for convenience with their different schedules; nothing worse than a newborn waking up a two year old multiple times a night!  Although we have the space for them to have separate rooms, we always planned… Continue reading Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Distressing DIY

Health & Beauty

DIY Shampoo For The Whole Family 

The original draw for us to the homestead lifestyle was the personal production of healthy and natural food for our family.  Once we established that, I felt compelled to do more research into what goes ON our bodies, not just in.  Long story short, the unnecessary chemicals and additives are equally unacceptable.  With that in… Continue reading DIY Shampoo For The Whole Family 

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Ginger Ale Syrup

While there may be snow outside now, the unseasonably warm weather last week made me think that spring is just around the corner!  Warm weather means planting season is fast approaching. Personally, I can’t think of anything better after a hard day’s work than a refreshing and delicious beverage. We don’t drink commercially produced soda often… Continue reading Ginger Ale Syrup