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Essential Oils

Homemade Foaming Hand Soap

This is by far the easiest, homemade, frugal cleaner I have made. Protective Blend foaming hand soap. You don't have to use the branded soap dispenser it is just what I had on hand. I actually plan on using these. Much cuter in my kitchen and bathroom, they just aren't foaming. Why use Essential Oil Foaming Hand Soap This Protective Blend protects against environmental and seasonal threats with essential oils known for their positive effects…
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Frugal Living

How to Dehydrate Onions

Sliced up in the food processor Lay them out on the thinner than this. This was just a quick picture. You don't want them overlapping. I left them in overnight. Boy did my house stink! All shriveled up and ready to be stored Then I vacuum seal them to store long term. I also made Homemade Onion Powder I use this dehydrator and this Food Saver ********************************************************** Thank you for using affiliate links and such.…
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Frugal Living

DIY Gifts

There is still time to make something amazing as a frugal gift for your favorite person. I want to share a few great, easy ideas with you from my Green Blogger Mom friends. If you make this today or tomorrow you will be good to go. Homemade Vanilla Extract by Pistachio Project. If you want to give it as a gift after Christmas run over to Amazon to grab the vanilla beans. You could make…
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Natural Remedies for “That” Time of the Month

Let's face it ladies, we all suffer from it in one form or another. That time of the month.   Some call it Aunt Flo, Shark Week, or Code Red. Whatever you want to call it I think we can all agree we would rather not have to deal with it, or her friends headache, cramps, and crabby, on any ;I have suffered from PMS and PMDD most of my adult life. Some months worse…
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Essential Oils

Essential Oil Gifts for Your Favorite Guy

Nothing says I Love You like something homemade. These recipes are also frugal, so bonus. For obvious reasons I use only CPTG essential oil. If you would like more information on how to purchase oils go to this page and if you are wondering how to start your own at home business go here. One thing I love about my favorite oil company is that there aren't a ton of different products, therefore, I feel,…
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Pressure Canning Bacon

line the bacon up on parchment paper and then fold over Roll it up like a sleeping bag, tucking as you go. Put it in the larger wide mouth may have to force it in. It will be a tight fit All snug in the pressure canner This is what you get That grease will harden and look gross. But it will be super yummy on your corn bread! 90 minutes at 10 pounds. We…
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Essential Oils

No Poo Shampoo

*update* I use 1T Apple Cider Vinegar with 1C water as conditioner every other washing. **upadte #2** I have since added Clary Sage and Ylang Ylang essential oils. They help with hair growth. Bonus? They also help with hormones. This is a VERY good thing. I read a fellow blogger had gone poo'less. Meaning she decided to quit using shampoo! I decided to try this as well. What could I lose? So easy. So frugal!…
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Homemade Yogurt

  I made yogurt! Using my new to me dehydrator!   I used Organic whole milk and Chobani with live cultures.   bring to 180ish degrees. Enough to scald it. After it gets to 180ish degrees let it cool to removed it from the heat for this. The add 2T of live culture yogurt. After this first batch I will use some of THIS yogurt. I then put it in quart size Mason jars  …
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Homemade Candles

We bought soy flakes at Hobby Lobby 2 pounds was $10. Looking online we found it to be cheaper. Melted down and poured into whatever container you would like to use. Popsicle sticks to hold the wicks up All you do is melt the soy flakes down. We added some old, not doterra essential oil that I had on A few drops each of orange and clove. So fun. So easy! They burn clean and…
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Pressure Canning Raw Chicken Breast

I love to have pressure canned chicken breast on my prep shelf. It is super easy and so much healthier than the chicken that is canned like tuna. *this post contains affiliate links. It doesn't cost you anymore to use the link, it just helps keep my site running. So, thank you in advance* I don't know about you, but this chicken reminds me of science class and the old 'pig in a jar.' I…
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