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Resurrecting an Old Dresser

Resurrecting an Old Dresser

Hello, there! It’s good to have you back. Today we’re going to tackle our biggest project yet – giving new life to a tired old chest of drawers. When we pulled up tent stakes and decided to move out West, we faced a choice: cart our furniture across the country or leave it behind and … Continue reading

Splish, Splash, I Was Takin’ a Bath…

Splish, Splash, I Was Takin’ a Bath…

Welcome back, friends. Today’s topic is a soothing, relaxing bath soak that you can make yourself to use in your own bath or give away as a lovely gift. Bubble bath, bath salts, milk baths and the like are a huge subsection of the bath and beauty department at every store. They’re also disproportionately expensive, … Continue reading

Homemade All-Natural Toothpaste

Homemade All-Natural Toothpaste

Greetings, Reader! Today’s topic is a tutorial on how to make your own toothpaste that is both cheaper and healthier than any tube you can find on store shelves. There is a great deal of controversy over several of the ingredients commonly found in traditional toothpaste, most notably fluoride. While I can’t be sure how … Continue reading

Homemade HE Laundry Detergent

Homemade HE Laundry Detergent

Welcome, friends! Today’s topic is a tutorial on how to make your own laundry detergent at home, from low-cost ingredients and with minimal effort. If you’re like me, you love your high-efficiency (HE) washer, but you hate how expensive the special HE detergent is. And, like me, you probably aren’t a big fan of all … Continue reading