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Homemade Winter Lip Balm made with coconut oil.
Make your own anti-aging and acne fighting facial wipes for cheap! Easy and saves a ton of money.
The Best EVER Homemade Carpet Cleaning Solution
Easy Homemade Carpet Cleaning Solution for Machines! Secret formula that really works. Costs $1/Gallon - Gets the stains out! Amazing Easy to make!
for laundry room...instead of the ugly tide bottle, use a drink dispenser for detergent
How to easily make your own Coconut Milk, Coconut Butter, and Coconut Flour using only desiccated (shredded) coconut and water. You can save money and avoid the possible BPA in cans!
26 Ways to Self Sufficiency
1 tbsp cornstarch, 4-6 pumps baby shampoo, 2-3 drops food coloring, 1-2 tsp water = voila! bathtub paint.
Make a reusable mesh produce bag
Natural Tick deterrent for human use: 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle and spray it on - particularly shoes, socks, or cuffs of pants
Mix rubbing alcohol with water and throw in the freezer for a slushy ice pack. Cover with a pretty case and use again and again.
Homemade Taco, Ranch, & Onion Soup Seasoning mixes! Super easy to throw together and keep on hand or give as gifts!
I wish I'd known to try this at our previous house! Good to know for the future....The best way to get rid of ants - place cucumber peelings where you have the little pests overnight. eco-friendly, child and pet friendly and you dispose of them the next day. NO ANTS. this works
One of the best survival fire-making tools is a combination of cotton balls and petroleum jelly, and you can make these firestarter kits for pennies. Basically, you infuse (or gob) the cotton balls with Vaseline or some petroleum jelly derivative (such as Chapstick, Purell handcleaner, etc). When you need to make a fire, fluff up the cotton (as much as you can), and light it with a shower of sparks from a magnesium stick, match, or butane lighter.