homemade detergent, long term food storage,etc
This website is full of great organizational tips and tricks. 52 weeks =52 projects WARNING: Start looking through this website and you will get sucked in for an hour or more. I could have cleaned up a lot in that hour.
Easy long-term food storage for a variety of staples: rice, beans, grains (like polenta & cream of wheat) and sugar. Buy in bulk, store in clean empty bottles and use what you need as you need it! They are water and air tight and keep bugs out! 1 and 2 liter sizes are great for trading too! Click for full article.
Long term food storage, on the cheap!
Vital Records/Emergency Preparedness
car emergency kit! I love things like this :)
Saving this idea for the Cold Days ahead! Hate scraping off ice! Ice Proofing the Car Windows with 2/3 Vinegar 1/3 water! Just spray on windows and ice will melt away! Totally making a bottle of this for this winter!
Emergency Supplies Checklist
Emergency Essentials website. Amazing.
Dozens of killer cleaning tips--it's like the Pinterest motherlode with snappy pictures.
Sparkly Clean Dishes ~No premixing, simply replace your dishwasher detergent & rinse agent for ever!
Remove permanent marker from wood floors..or wood dining tables -worked like a charm! also use it to take permanent marker off of walls, dry erase boards or anything that has been permanent marker tattooed!
One year food storage, she brakes it down to just basics then gives you a list of add to on and what you can make with it
Homemade toothpaste as part of the effort to become a Zero Waste home && use more natural products. SIMPLE INGREDIENTS 2/3 cup baking soda 4 tsp fine sea salt (optional – gives paste extra scrubbing power, but is okay to leave out if the taste is too salty) 1 – 2 tsp peppermint extract or 10-15 drops peppermint essential oil (or add your favorite flavor – spearmint, orange, etc.) water (add to desired consistency)
Natural Toothpaste Recipe
Homemade Fabric Softener
Save LOADS of money by making your own fabric softener!
Add a cup of baking soda to the toilet, leave it for an hour, and then flush. It will clean the toilet and absorb the odor. This site also has 75 other uses for baking soda!
Goodbye to yellow armpit stains! 1 tsp. Dawn, 3-4 tsp. Hydrogen Peroxide, 2 tbsp. baking soda. Mix together, rub in, and be amazed!